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Little mention of human rights by Obama at the G-20 summit has advocates worried that China’s rising power is silencing critics

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
s the United States and China battle over influence in Asia, the Americans are concerned that criticizing nations in the region for backsliding on human rights could push them away. If the U.S. points out China's failures, it could compromise efforts to cooperate on trade, climate change and nuclear proliferation.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.