China Insider

China Insider | Human Rights, Credit Downgrading, and Hong Kong Elections

Senior Fellow and Director, China Center
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Shane Leary joins Miles Yu to discuss the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and reflect on the legacy of human rights abuses in the People’s Republic of China. They then discuss Moody’s downgrading of China’s sovereign credit rating from stable to negative, and what this portends for the Chinese economy. Finally, they discuss the recent district council elections in Hong Kong and the political apathy of voters in the region.

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