Canada PM must talk human rights with China: coalition
Posted by Author on June 23, 2010
CBC News, Canada, June 22, 2010 –
A coalition of Canadian human rights groups is urging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to use the visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao as an opportunity to urge China to improve its human rights record.
“Increased prosperity [in China] must not be mistaken for increased human protection,” the group argues in a letter to Harper. The letter details human rights violations against Uyghurs, Tibetans, Falun Gong practitioners, democracy activists and human rights lawyers.
President Hu Jintao arrives in Canada Wednesday for an official visit and will stay for the G20 meetings on the weekend…….(More detals from CBC News)
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