China lashes out at U.S. racial bias in human rights report

China lashes out at U.S. racial bias in human rights report

[Ed. – Pot, meet kettle.]

Racial discrimination and police abuses are rife in the United States, China’s Cabinet said Friday, in a report intended as a counterpoint to U.S. criticism of Beijing’s own human rights record.

The report issued by the State Council Information Office cited the killing of black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and other cases in which African-Americans were shot and killed by white police officers.

Such cases “exposed the feature, gravity and complexity of human rights problems in the U.S.,” the report said. America’s institutionalized racial discrimination continues to negatively impact law enforcement and the judicial system, it said.

“Police killings of African-Americans during law enforcement have practically become `normal’ in the U.S.,” the report said.

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