China: Human Rights

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:57 pm on 6th February 2006.

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Photo of Baroness Rawlings Baroness Rawlings Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs, Shadow Minister, International Development 2:57 pm, 6th February 2006

My Lords, what progress have Her Majesty's Government made in persuading the Chinese Government to announce a timetable for the ratification and implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the ICCPR, which is signed but not yet ratified?