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