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Apr. 2011
April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

April 10, 2011

China retorted the U.S. criticism on its human rights situation by publishing a report of the U.S. human rights record on April 10, 2011.

The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2010 was released by the Information Office of China's State Council, or cabinet, in response to the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2010 issued by the U.S. Department of State on April 8.

The U.S. reports were "full of distortions and accusations of the human rights situation in more than 190 countries and regions including China. However, the United States turned a blind eye to its own terrible human rights situation and seldom mentioned it," China's report said.

The United States had taken human rights as "a political instrument to defame other nations' image and seek its own strategic interests," the report said.

April 11, 2011

China's Ministry of Education approved the establishment of human rights education and training bases in Nankai University, China University of Political Science and Law and Guangzhou University. They were the first batch of national-level human rights education and training bases at Chinese universities.

April 14, 2011

The victims of the devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Yushu in Northwest China's Qinghai province were honored with three minutes' silence.

The memorial was held at 7:49 am on April 14, 2011, the exact moment one year on from when the tragedy struck.

People remembered loved ones as all vehicles, trains, steamers and alarms whistled in honor of the dead.

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