Written by: Cheng Yihua
2020-07-03 16:26Date of last update: 2020-07-03 16:26
The "Hong Kong version of the National Security Law" has aroused great concern from the international community, and has also divided many countries around the world into two camps that support Chinese legislation and oppose it. From June 30, the 44th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council has become more and more On the "battlefield" of confrontation between the two sides, British officials spoke on behalf of 27 countries at the meeting on June 30, criticizing the "National Security Act of the Minato City", on the other hand, Cuba spoke on behalf of 53 countries on June 30 in support of China. The Xinhua News Agency reported that representatives from more than 20 countries will speak at the meeting on July 1 and July 2 to support the Minato City National Security Act. There are a total of more than 70 countries. Xinhua News Agency described this as "just and comfortable." The following is the data of the two camps.
The picture shows the scene of the 44th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on July 3 (screen shot)
Chinese official media reported on July 1 that 53 countries have spoken together at the Human Rights Council in support of Hong Kong’s National Security Law, but the list of 53 countries has not been announced. However, American media Axios reported on July 2 that the media reporter successfully obtained the list. And list those countries.
The 53 countries that have expressed support for legislation are:
Antigua and Barbuda)
Central African Republic
(Comoros ) Comoros (Comoros) )
Congo (Brazzaville) (Congo-Brazzaville)
equatorial Guinea (equatorial Guinea)
Guinea Asia (Guinea)
Guinea Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)
, Papua New Guinea,
South Sudan Sudan)
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Xinhua News Agency: More than 20 countries spoke to support China
The Xinhua News Agency reported on July 2nd that representatives from more than 20 countries will speak to the Human Rights Council on July 1 and July 2 respectively to support China, including support for China’s maintenance of sovereignty and territorial integrity, support for one country, two systems, and Hong Kong affairs. It is China's internal affairs, etc.
The report does not list, but the report mentions that there is a statement that is not listed on the list of countries including Russia, Afghanistan, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde), Serbia, Armenia, Chad, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Ethiopia , Côte d’Ivoire, Madagascar, Indonesia, Vietnam, Algeria, Nigeria.
↓↓↓ The "Hong Kong version of the National Security Law" has attracted debates from all parties. If you want to know the status of local representatives, you can click on the picture to understand:
Regarding the opposition to the "Hong Kong version of the National Security Act" camp, Julian Braithwaite, the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations Office in Geneva, represented 27 Western countries such as Australia and Canada at the meeting on June 30 and called on the Chinese government to withdraw the implementation of Hong Kong. The decision of the version of the National Security Law means that Beijing should guarantee freedom of assembly and press for Hong Kong people.
The 27 countries that oppose legislation are:
New Zealand, New Zealand,
, Slovenia )
United Kingdom (United Kingdom)
The United States, which has withdrawn from the Human Rights Council in 2018, is not on the list, but the country has repeatedly expressed its opposition to the "Hong Kong version of the National Security Law."
Hua Chunying: It is obvious which side the international community is on
For a total of more than 70 countries speaking at the United Nations in support of China, Xinhua News Agency described in the title as "fair and free." As for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua Chunying posted on Twitter on July 2 that 27 Western countries cannot represent the entire international community, and China has the support of double the number of countries in the Human Rights Council, saying that the international community is on which side It is already obvious.
27 western countries cannot represent the whole international community. China is supported at the #UNHRC by countries DOUBLE that number. It is clear whose side the international community is on.— Hua Chunying 华春莹 (@SpokespersonCHN) July 2, 2020
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