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Human Rights Watch launches damning report on China, urging action against oppression and abuses

Beijing's "crushing" oppression at home and its moves to spread its censorship to the rest of the world are threatening decades of progress made on global human rights, according to a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report.

HRW executive director Kenneth Roth was due to launch the World Report 2020 at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong today, but was denied entry at Hong Kong International Airport on Monday for “immigration reasons”.

  • Christina Zhou
  • ABC news

 

Mr Roth, who has entered the semi-autonomous city freely in the past, said on Twitter the episode was “just the latest evidence that the Chinese Government is doing everything it can to …

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