The Universal Periodic Review under the UN Human Rights Council commences in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: AFP
The Universal Periodic Review under the UN Human Rights Council commences in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: AFP

Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong officials lied to UN Human Rights Council about city’s high degree of autonomy, activists say

  • Coalition hits out at city’s No 2 official Matthew Cheung over remarks made at five-yearly Universal Periodic Review session in Geneva
  • Campaigners point out that in previous event, member countries had not filed recommendations to Hong Kong about human rights and rule of law

The Universal Periodic Review under the UN Human Rights Council commences in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: AFP
The Universal Periodic Review under the UN Human Rights Council commences in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: AFP
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