Introduction

The dovcument "Human Rights Action Plan of China (2021-2025)" was released by the State Council Information Office on September 9, setting the objectives and tasks of respecting, protecting and promoting human rights in the period from 2021 to 2025. It has eight parts: "Introduction," "Economic, Social and Cultural Rights," "Civil and Political Rights," "Environmental Rights," "Protecting the Rights of Particular Groups," "Education and Research on Human Rights," "Participating in Global Human Rights Governance," as well as "Implementation, Supervision and Assessment." China has formulated and implemented three action plans on human rights since 2009. During this period, the Chinese people have prospered, their rights have been better protected, the policies and legal measures protecting the rights of particular groups have improved, and the legal safeguards for human rights have been strengthened, said the action plan.

China issues human rights action plan for 2021-2025

China published the latest human rights action plan on September 9, setting the objectives and tasks of respecting, protecting and promoting human rights in the period from 2021 to 2025. Titled "Human Rights Action Plan of China (2021-2025)," the document was released by the State Council Information Office.[more..]

Nation's human rights plan targets urgent issues

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Development of human rights on right road: China Daily editorial

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