China said on Thursday that Tibetans and Uyghurs enjoy happiness and ”unprecedented” freedom as it hit back at US criticism by urging Washington to examine its own record. (anything to NOT talk about Chinese human rights.)
State Councilor of China Yang Jiechi (left), Vice-Premier of China Wang Yang (centre) and US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew (right). Yang said China’s Tibetan and Uighur minorities enjoyed happiness and “unprecedented” freedom. Photo: EPA
“China has made important progress on human rights. People in various regions in China including East Turkestan and Tibet are enjoying happier lives and they are enjoying unprecedented freedoms,” State Councillor Yang Jiechi said in a joint press appearance after two days of US-China talks.
No, no one believe your lies, you shoot, torture and kill Tibetans and Uyghurs. Tibetans are thrown in prisons for carrying an image of H.H Dalai Lama. Is that what you call freedom and happiness China?
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