US ambassador Keith Harper delivered the statement on behalf of the US, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK, expressing concern over the disappearance of bookseller Lee Po (right) and his associates. Photo: EPA and SCMP Pictures

China slams US drone strikes on ‘innocent civilians’ as United Nations showdown over missing booksellers escalates into slanging match

Joint statement delivered to UN Human Rights Council draws angry response from Chinese diplomat, who attacks America’s own human rights record

Topic |   Hong Kong bookseller disappearances

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US ambassador Keith Harper delivered the statement on behalf of the US, Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK, expressing concern over the disappearance of bookseller Lee Po (right) and his associates. Photo: EPA and SCMP Pictures
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