Q: Recently, the US Department of State
published a report entitled Supporting Human Rights
and Democracy: The US Record 2002-03. The report
criticizes the human rights situations of over 90 countries
and regions, including China. It also elaborated what the US
side has done for promoting the human rights situations of
these countries and regions. Whats your comment on it?
A: The report published by
the US Department of State, in line with the Annual
Human Rights Reports published in March, unfoundedly
slates the Chinese Government and the human rights situation
in China. The Chinese Government is opposed to the
The Chinese Government has been
dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights
and basic freedoms and worked to promote socialist democracy
with achievements widely acknowledged by the international
community. The Chinese Government and people are building
for a brighter future with full confidence.
hope the United States would pay more attention to problems
of its own, including the improvement of its human rights
record, and refrain from intervening in the domestic affairs
of others under the pretext of human rights.