U.N. rights chief says she urged China to review counter-terrorism policies

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By Yew Lun Tian and Tony Munroe BEIJING (Reuters) -U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, whose rare visit to China was criticised by rights groups and Western countries, said she urged Beijing to review its counter-terrorism policies to ensure they comply with international human rights standards. Bachelet reiterated, however, that her six-day trip, which ended on Saturday and included a visit to the western region of Xinjiang, was not an investigation into China’s human rights policies but an opportunity to engage with the government. Bachelet started her China trip, the first by a U.N. …

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