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Cameron: 'No hectoring'
Cameron treads lightly in China

By Ian Dunt David Cameron went out of his way not to offend his Chinese hosts today, promising not to “hector” the country on its human rights record. The prime minister was desperate to prevent human rights issues overshadow what is predominantly a trade visit, with a huge phalanx of business leaders and government minister… Read more »

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The Chinese dragon commands economic respect. But will the UK delegation dare to raise human rights concerns?
UK ‘puts trade before human rights’ in China

By Ian Dunt David Cameron is travelling to China tonight, amid fears that human rights concerns will be overshadowed by trade negotiations. The two-day trip could not have come at a worse time for the prime minister, with elections in Burma currently earning international condemnation and turning the spotlight on Burma’s main international ally. Mr… Read more »