Dokumente zum Zeitgeschehen

»Chinas Regierung ist eine Bedrohung für globale Menschenrechte«

World Report 2020 von Human Rights Watch (engl. Originalfassung), 14.1.2020

World Report 2020 is Human Rights Watch’s 30th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events from late 2018 through November 2019. 

In his keynote essay, Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth examines the increasingly dire threat to the global system for protecting human rights posed by the Chinese government under President Xi Jinping. Deepening and increasingly sophisticated domestic repression show that China’s leaders view human rights at home as an existential threat. That, in turn, has led Beijing to see international laws and institutions for the defense of human rights as an existential threat. 

Den vollständigen Report finden Sie hier