Why should China listen to us about human rights?

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Andrew Bartlett writes: Re. “The cowardice of their conviction” (yesterday). I know the concept of a political party doing something because it’s the right thing for democracy may seem implausible, but it is worth considering that it is at least possible.

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3 thoughts on “Why should China listen to us about human rights?

  1. MJM

    Well said John Richardson. Australian governments have raised sanctimony to an art form. Do as we say not as we do. It is shaming – although as my old Gran always said: it takes grace to be embarrassed or ashamed. You could search long and hard and not find a single fibre of grace in the present government.

  2. Paul Hughes

    Brilliantly insightful again John

  3. Jaybuoy

    @jr..nor were they a party to the invasion of Iraq which has led to the current human rights disaster in that region..

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