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BEIJING, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- China says it will unveil its first state action plan on human rights early next year, a senior government official said Tuesday.
Beijing has long been criticized for human rights abuses, including alleged mistreatment of rural workers, state censorship of the media, crackdowns on political dissent, capital punishment and the suppression of human rights in Tibet.
But China was removed from the United States' list of the world's worst human rights offenders this year and now the government is developing its first official state plan outlining what it is going to do in the field, Xinhua, the state-run Chinese news agency, reported.
"The document has concrete measures, including efforts in poverty reduction, protection of women and children's rights, and (promoting) economic and social equality," Wang Chen, minister in charge of the State Council Information Office, told reporters.
Wang said the action plan is being drafted by the information office as well as from the foreign ministry, along with more than 50 departments, public associations and non-governmental organizations, Xinhua reported.
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Soldiers in green camouflage uniforms are posted throughout the centre of
Lhasa and small groups of them frequently patrol the streets armed with
Armed soldiers are also posted on strategically located rooftops throughout
the city, watching the flow of pedestrians below.
Despite repeated appeals to gain access to him, no international agency or human rights organization has been granted contact with the young Panchen Lama or his family. To date, their well-being and whereabouts remain unconfirmed.
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Chinese troops kill Tibetan refugees
KATHMANDU, Nepal, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Chinese troops along the Tibet-Nepal border reportedly killed two Tibetan refugees as Himalayan climbers nearby watched helplessly.
The climbers were preparing to climb Mount Everest last Saturday when the refugees were shot as they tried cross the border, reports Britain's Independent newspaper.
The report said the Everest climbers' advance camp was swamped by Chinese troops after the shooting. The location is routinely used by mountaineers as well by traders and refugees from Tibet, but the report said this is the first time the climbers had witnessed Chinese troops shooting refugees.
In the shooting, the Independent quoted an unnamed climber as saying on the Web site mounteverest.net that the troops fired on a column of defenseless people.
A 25-year-old Tibetan, who survived the shooting and escaped to Nepal, was quoted as saying, "When the machine-gun fire started hitting around us, we ran in all directions. We ran back where we came from just trying to avoid the army."
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