Posts tagged human-rights

Obama, Hu show cooperation, but divisions remain (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao emerged from hours of intense talks Tuesday determined to marshal their combined clout on crucial issues, but still showing divisions over economic, security and human rights issues that have long bedeviled the two powers.

Obama pushes human rights in meetings with Chinese (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is pushing China on human rights, telling President Hu Jintao the U.S.

Obama, Hu show cooperation — and differences (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao emerged from hours of intense talks Tuesday determined to marshal their combined clout on crucial issues, but still showing divisions over economic, security and human rights issues that have long bedeviled the two powers.

In first visit to China, Obama walks a tightrope (AP via Yahoo! News)

President Barack Obama is walking a tightrope on his first trip to China, seeking to enlist help in tackling urgent global problems while weighing when and how — or if — he should raise traditional human rights concerns.

Obama must press China on rights: watchdog (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama must press China on human rights violations in Tibet and its far-west Xinjiang region during his upcoming Asian tour, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

Analysts weigh Obama’s global human rights policies (CNN)

While President Obama takes plenty of heat over his plans to overhaul domestic policies, critics have also taken aim at his foreign policy approach, particularly as it relates to human rights around the globe.