Japan: Raise Rights as China Crackdown Escalates

(Tokyo) – Prime Minister Naoto Kan of Japan should call on China to release the large number of peaceful critics it has rounded up in recent months during Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s visit to Japan, Human Rights Watch said today. Wen will visit Japan from May 21-22 to attend the fourth China-Japan-ROK (Republic of Korea) Leaders Meeting.

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