China prevents discussion of censure


May 4, 2000

BEIJING — Introducing a “no-action” motion that passed by a 22-18 vote, China successfully prevented the U.N. Human Rights Commission from discussing a U.S. motion to censure the country because of its human rights record. Twelve countries abstained, and one was absent during the vote, which came April 18 during the commission’s annual meeting in …
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