Public Outcry Could Slow Ongoing Human-Rights Violations in China
A great opportunity was created in May when President Clinton renewed favorable trade conditions for China on the strict condition that China radically improve its record on human rights. Press and public can now focus the glare of publicity and outrage on the appalling things China continues to do to its own people.
Unlike President Bush, who twice vetoed attempts by Congress to improve China's performance on human rights, the Clinton White House made it clear that China will be placed in the penalty box on June 6, 1994, unless it releases its political prisoners, allows religious freedom, eases,.or ends its domination of Tibet, and in general observes the rights China agreed …
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Publication information: Article title: Public Outcry Could Slow Ongoing Human-Rights Violations in China. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: National Catholic Reporter. Volume: 29. Issue: 34 Publication date: July 16, 1993. Page number: 28. © 2009 National Catholic Reporter. COPYRIGHT 1993 Gale Group.
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