December 11, 2010

Are Human Rights Un-Chinese?

Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

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This makes the “Western values” mythology all the worse. China has the right to choose its own course of development without outside interference. But something dangerous is happening, something far too similar to darker moments in world history, when basic human values are declared un-Chinese in order to bracket them out of discussion.

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TAGGED: Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize, Human Rights, China

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