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Open Letter to China on Human Rights

Categories: East Asia, China, Citizen Media, Human Rights

Just prior to China's annual “two meetings” of the NPC [1] and CPPCC [2]which are scheduled to convene on March 5 [3], more than 100 prominent individuals — including academics, journalists, lawyers and economists signed an open letter calling on China's government to immediately ratify the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [4]The open letter, circulated on Chinese social media on Feb 26, has been translated by CHINA MEDIA PROJECT [5].