In Sweden, one of many countries experiencing this new chill, things have gotten so nasty that three major parties have demanded the expulsion of the Chinese ambassador to Stockholm, citing his threats to Swedish officials, media and human-rights groups.
“The whole city knew that riots were impending,’’ said Harsh Mander, a human-rights activist who is pressing the courts to investigate the ringleaders. “Why didn’t the police act?” The latest from @gettleman
A new @hrw report shows that #XiJinping 's China is no longer content to stifle criticism of its own rights abuses, reports Aryeh Neier; it is now waging war on the entire international human-rights system.
“Ever get the feeling you’ve been had?”
The end today saw a team owned by a member of the royal family of a human-rights abusing regime, all outfitted in jerseys showcasing one of their companies, lifting a trophy sponsored by that company. What is this?
People & organizations who are issuing statements saying 'Hamas is to blame' for Israel killing Palestinian protesters, including kids, & who say nothing critical about Israel should never be taken seriously on any international issue again. Especially any human-rights issue.