Canada’s Greens Urge Trade Deals to Disallow Rights Abuses May singles out China for its ‘worrying lack of human rights’

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Author: Joan Delaney

The Green Party is calling for Canadians to demand accountability from both the government and the business community for human rights abuses in nations that trade with Canada.

In a statement released Friday, the Greens said China in particular needs to be held to account for human rights abuses—noting especially the ongoing persecution of the Falun Gong spiritual group.

“At what cost has China’s economic miracle been achieved, and have we abetted human rights crimes by pretending ignorance?” asked Green Party leader Elizabeth May.

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