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U.S. Finds China’s Human Rights Situation Is Deteriorating

Human rights conditions in China are worsening, with the repression of lawyers, journalists and bloggers increasing, Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner said today.

“The overall human rights situation in China continues to deteriorate,” said Posner, who oversees democracy, human rights and labor issues for the State Department, after the 17th U.S.- China Human Rights Dialogue.