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It is critical that President Barack Obama emphasize the importance of human rights and democratic standards during his visit to China later this week, Freedom House said today.

U.S. President Barack Obama’s apparent decision to postpone a meeting with the Dalai Lama sends the wrong signal to the Chinese government at a time when the authorities in Beijing are intensifying efforts to silence peaceful critics at home and abroad.

Freedom House is featuring a new web special that examines the Communist Party's 60-year legacy in China and its ongoing assault on the basic freedoms of 1.3 billion Chinese.

Repressive countries are successfully undermining the work of the United Nations Human Rights Council despite being greatly outnumbered on the body by democracies, according to a new Freedom House analysis.

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Senior Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Sarah Cook is a Senior Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Freedom House.

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Annie Wilcox Boyajian is Director of Advocacy at Freedom House and leads Freedom House’s engagement with the US government and collaboration with American human rights groups.

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