October 18, 2021

At U.N., China uses intimidation tactics to silence its critics

At U.N., China uses intimidation tactics to silence its critics

At U.N., China uses intimidation tactics to silence its critics

By Sui-Lee Wee and Stephanie Nebehay

Beijing is blunting scrutiny of its rights record at the venue created to protect victims of state repression – the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. Its success is evidence of China’s growing ability to stifle opposition abroad.

GENEVA – In a café lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.

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