Introduction

The 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was held between September 13 and October 11. During the session, Chinese representatives shed light on China's human rights achievements and efforts to protect and promote human rights. The China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) submitted several written statements to the session and held a series of sideline meetings to illustrate human rights progress in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Tibet Autonomous Region, reveal some western countries' human rights violations, and call upon all countries to champion the common values of humanity.

Sharing China's experience to promote global human rights development —— Speeches delivered by CSHRS members at the 48th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

The 48th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was held between September 13, 2021 and October 11, 2021. Representatives from the China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) attended the session via video links, voicing their views on a series of topics.[more..]

Global experts denounce US human rights violations in Afghanistan

The United States had grossly trampled on the human rights of Afghans in its two-decade war in the Central Asian country, and its hegemonic act of interfering in the sovereignty of another country was doomed to fail, global experts said.[more..]

Experts: Human rights in Tibet make great progress

The Tibet autonomous region has made all-around progress and remarkable achievements in the human rights cause over the past 70 years, experts said on Friday during an online meeting. [more..]

Politicization of virus must stop, meeting told

Officials and experts have urged the international community to stop politicizing the novel coronavirus and unite immediately to provide assistance to developing countries and address the unequal worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.[more..]

Chinese envoy highlights role of poverty eradication in promoting, protecting human rights

A Chinese envoy on Monday called on all countries to heighten their attention to poverty alleviation and develop strategies to reduce poverty based on their national situation.[more..]

Int'l community opposes politicization of human rights issues, baseless allegations against China

In a joint statement delivered Friday at the 48th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, 65 countries voiced their opposition to the politicization of human rights issues, especially those unfounded allegations against China out of political motivation.[more..]

65 countries oppose interference in China's internal affairs under pretext of human rights

Pakistan on Friday delivered a joint statement on behalf of 65 countries at the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, stressing that respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states represent basic norms that govern international relations.[more..]

China's UN envoy: Dialogue and cooperation, not confrontation, the path forward

The U.S. and some Western allies are “provoking confrontation, pointing fingers at other developing countries’ human rights situation, and brazenly launching smear campaigns,” China’s envoy to the UN charged at the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee debate.[more..]

China, like-minded countries highlight harm of illegal military interventions on human rights

The Chinese diplomat urged the countries concerned to immediately stop their illegal military interventions and make reparations to the victimized countries.[more..]

Wars, conflicts main causes of large-scale human rights violations: Chinese diplomat

A Chinese envoy on Tuesday highlighted that wars, conflicts and regional turmoil are the main causes of large-scale human rights violations, saying that without peace and security, all human rights cannot be realized.[more..]

Democratic, equitable int'l order essential to human rights protection: Chinese diplomat

A Chinese envoy on Monday told the UN Human Rights Council that a democratic and equitable international order is essential to the promotion and protection of human rights. All parties should practice true multilateralism and make the international order more just and equitable, said Chen Xu, head of the Chinese Mission to UN at Geneva at the interactive dialogue with the UN independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order.[more..]