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In China, Civil Society Crackdowns Worry Human Rights Observers

During the 2016 presidential campaign, President-elect, Donald Trump threatened to end what he called China’s “currency manipulation,” by starting a trade war, if necessary. 

Language has been more conciliatory since the election, but that has human rights observers concerned that a Trump administration would ignore China's recent crackdowns on civil society and NGOs. For more, we turn to Sophie Richardson, Human Rights Watch’s China director.

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