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China's positions on the 346 recommendations it received during last year's #ChinaUPR: 284 accepted and 62 not accepted "because they are inconsistent with China’s national conditions, contradictory with Chinese laws, politically biased or untruthful." lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/D…
China rejected the US's recommendation to stop interfering in the selection and education of religious leaders such as Tibetan lamas, saying the "reincarnation of Living Buddhas should be consistent with religious rituals, historical conventions and China’s laws and regulations."
#China refused to release and stop persecuting human rights defenders, saying "China is a country under the rule of law, and all its citizens are equal in front of law" and such requests are "an interference in China’s judicial sovereignty." #ChinaUPR
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THREAD: I promised I'd try my abest to #FactcheckChina at today's #ChinaUPR. But I find that's rather hard when the delegation statement isn't available online...

But as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Here are a few choice selections from the China PR campaign.
The whole point of protecting #HumanRights is to ensure equality for those who are NOT "the overwhelming majority". But it appear that #XiJinping Thought would have it otherwise.
#FactCheckChina
A colourful photo of streetlife in #Xinjiang. Which also happens to have seen a massive expansion of camps/detention facilities since 2016, where one might be locked up arbitrarily for simple religious expression. #FactcheckChina
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