CGTN published this video item, entitled “The Hub: On real democracy and human rights” – below is their description.
The Hub with Wang Guan hosts a webinar titled “Democracy and Human Rights: Common Goals and Diversified Approaches,” organized by the permanent missions of China and Russia to the UN office in Geneva. In this second part, panelists explain that the concepts of democracy and human rights are not universally cast in the same mold.
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