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US ambassador to China nominee takes tough line toward Beijing, cites ‘genocide in Xinjiang’ and need to support Taiwan
US President Joe Biden’s nominee for ambassador to China took a tough line toward the Asian giant at a confirmation hearing on Wednesday, citing its “genocide in Xinjiang” and the need to better support Taiwan and countries such as Australia and Lithuania subjected to “bullying” and “intimidation campaigns”.
A senior US official pushed back over China’s growing clout in the United Nations, arguing that Beijing is crowding out Taiwan to the detriment of the international community.
The United States gained a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council last week paving the way for further confrontation expected between Washington and Beijing over governance, values and their competing visions for the global order.
The United States gained a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday (Oct 14)paving the way for further confrontation expected between Washington and Beijing over governance, values and their competing visions for the global order.
THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A former Central African Republic "Seleka" faction commander took part in beatings and mistreatment of prisoners suspected of supporting ousted President Francois Bozize, an International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Tuesday.
Beijing saw the opportunity to reset its relationship with Washington, which needed its support and agreed to label ETIM a terrorist groupMore recently, analysts say, the US focus on other theatres has emboldened China’s aggressive moves in the South China Sea and elsewhere
: The focus immediately shifts to Beijing as the curtain falls on the Tokyo Olympics, with a growing coronavirus outbreak in China and boycott calls looming large just six months from the start of the Winter Games.
The popular Chinese-Canadian has lost endorsement and other deals with at least 10 brands after a teenager accused him of having sex with her while she was drunk.
Government advisory tells American firms operating in the Chinese region to brace for consequences if they stay because of suspected human rights abuses thereThe warning cites forced labour, intrusive surveillance, and a continuing genocide and crimes against humanity in the western Chinese region
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Amnesty International said on Thursday that migrants held in Libyan detention camps are subject to horrific sexual violence at the hands of guards, including being forced to barter sex for clean water, food and access to sanitation.