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Intense repression: HRW slams China’s ‘appalling year’ of violations – Sydney Morning Herald

Human Rights Watch says China remains the biggest threat to global human rights.



Beijing: China had an “appalling year” for human rights in 2020, a new report by the leading advocacy group Human Rights Watch found, with a crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong, repression of Muslim Uighurs and the silencing of people reporting on the coronavirus outbreak.
HRW Executive Director Kenneth Roth told Reuters Television in Geneva that China remained the biggest threat to global human rights and that President Xi Jinping had “embarked on the most intense repression” in the country since…

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