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BBC Chinese: China Criticized the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

BBC Chinese recently reported that China was very angry with Mr. Zeid Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. It criticized him for “interfering with China’s internal affairs” as well as “not being professional.” Mr. Hussein expressed his concern in relation to the new restrictions imposed on human rights and freedom after China released its proposed draft National Security Law to the public for comments. Hua Chunying, the spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs immediately said that China was “strongly dissatisfied and resolutely opposed to Mr. Hussein’s comments.” Hua also declared that Mr. Hussein’s judgment was “total guesswork” and was “untenable.” The proposed new law, if passed, allows the government to close down Internet sites or cut off regional Internet connections entirely, “under certain conditions.”
Source:  BBC Chinese, July 9, 2015