UNITED NATIONS, May 12, 2009 -- China on Tuesday was re-elected for a three-year term to the 47-member UN Human Rights Council.
China's re-election victory was contained in the result of the election of 18 members of the UN human rights body at the 63rd session of the UN General Assembly.
The 63rd session of the 83rd Planary meeting of the UN General Assembly is held at the UN headquarters in New York, the U.S. May 12, 2009. Eighteen UN members were elected to the UN Human Rights Council during the meeting on Tuesday. China won 167 favorable votes from the 191 member states present, winning another three-year term in the Council from 2009 to 2012. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)
China re-elected to UN Human Rights Council
August 26,2014 By:Xinhuanet