Jul. 2008
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

Jul 8
The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang held a press conference. A journalist asked: How did you respond to a report issued by Amnesty International that China had not honored its commitments when bidding for the Olympic Games, and it urged China to improve human rights before the Olympics? Qin Gang answered: "There are three points I want to make. Firstly, the Chinese Government is devoted to the improvement and protection of human rights and fundamental freedom of the Chinese people, and writes the principle of respecting and protecting human rights into the Constitution. Therefore the Chinese Government is endeavored to promote economic development and social progress in an all-round way, push forward judicial reform and improve democracy and legal system so as to build a fair, just and harmonious society and realize the all-round development of its people. China's human rights cause has made continuous progress, which is acknowledged by all the unbiased people around the world. Secondly, China's pledge to improve human rights is not only for the Olympic Games. Since its establishment, the Communist Party of China has devoted itself to improving human rights, which will remain our lofty goal in the future. The efforts of China to improve human rights are not decided by the will of any country, any force, any organization or anyone, nor are the efforts judged by their standards. The 1.3 billion Chinese people shall have the final say in China's human rights situation. The third point is what I have just answered to your previous question on 'some hostile forces sabotaging the Olympics'. If you could add that part to your article and cover the three points completely, you could make a fair and comprehensive report."

Jul 9
China Society for Human Rights Studies held a symposium named "Studying the dissertations on human rights by the leaders of the Central Committee of the CPC and comrade Hu Jintao". Nearly 30 executive directors and directors of China Society for Human Rights Studies participated in the symposium. Purpose of the symposium was to study the dissertations on human rights by the three generations of central collective leadership of the CPC and that by the leaders of the Central Communist Party under the leadership of General Secretary Hu Jintao, so as to promote China's human rights theories and contribute to the course of China human rights under the guidance of the human rights views of the Chinese Party Central Committee.

Jul 11
It is World Population Day today. The theme is "Planned Parenthood: It is a kind of right and let us turn it into reality." The theme offers the people the chance to improve the understanding of Planned Parenthood, which plays a vital role in improvement of health for the pregnant and puerperal women, gender equity and elimination of poverty.

Jul 16
Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee、President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, visited in Zhongnanhai the representatives of students and purples from the earthquake-stricken area who would go to Russia for recuperation.


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