Translated by CPA Jim; Reviewed by Wencheng
As reported on the 7th of October, Germany as a representative to 39 nations including the US, UK, France, etc. delivered a joint declaration on the United Nations Human Rights Committee that represented grave concern about the human rights records of Communist China (PRC) and cared about the erosion of Hong Kong freedom.
Cosigned nations increased from 23 to 39. Human rights Watch welcomed that. Claudia Mo Man-ching, a member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council, believed that the declaration mirrored that the CCP’s forceful implementation of the “National Security Law” in Hong Kong had seriously trampled on the universal values of democratic countries and that the Hong Kong government’s unrecognition of three powers segregations made democratic nations to reexamine international status of Hong Kong.
Keran Pierce, former British Ambassador to UN，in the Third Committee of the UN Assembly delivered similar declaration representing 23 nations risen to 39 this year. “These nations maintained their standing despite faced with treating speaker with threatening means by PRC”, said Louis Charbonneau, Staff of Human Rights Watch.
Christoph Heusgen, the German standing representative to UN, as a representative to alliances delivered joint declaration of grave concern on the Hong Kong National Security Act, the requirement on PRC to uphold Hong Kong autonomy, rights, freedom and respect judicial independence in the general debate of the Third Committee of 75th session UN Assembly that deals with social, humanitarian & cultural affairs.
It was reported by the Stand News that Dominic Rennie Raab, Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, represented in The Foreign Affairs Committee of UK Parliament that the U.K. shall take action to require PRC to face problems and didn’t rule out a boycott of Beijing Winter Olympic to held in February 2022. He stated it’s hoped that sport and politics can be separated but that point was to come when that might be possible. He stated that the UK will collect evidence, cooperate with international partners, and consider subsequent further actions.