China's ambassador to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu arrives for a Security Council meeting concerning North Korea on March 21 in New York City. Photo: AFP

How China and Russia shifted power balance at UN - and scored a win in their war on human rights

‘China is the real playmaker here. It has cleverly combined positive messaging over climate change and development with an increasingly uncompromising approach to limiting human rights’

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China's ambassador to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu arrives for a Security Council meeting concerning North Korea on March 21 in New York City. Photo: AFP
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