People's Republic of China: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Fourth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2009

People's Republic of China: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Fourth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2009

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Index Number: ASA 17/097/2008
Date Published: 1 September 2008
Categories: China

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review: Amnesty International raises concerns over the use of the death penalty; extra-judicial forms of detention, including re-education through labour; torture and other ill-treatment; and, violations of the right to freedom of expression. The organization also makes a number of recommendations for action by the government.


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