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China Charges The U.S. With Racial Discrimination And Other Human Rights Violations

China on Friday responded to a recent U.S. government report on China’s human rights practices by issuing its own report on human rights issues in the United States. The “Human Rights Record of the United States in 2011” was released by the Information Office of the State Council, China’s Cabinet, in response to the “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011” issued by the U.S. State Department on May 24.

One element of particular interest to ABS readers in the report is the section dealing with racial discrimination in the US.

Ethnic minorities in the United States have long been suffering systemic, widespread and institutional discrimination, said the Human Rights Record of the United States in 2011 released by China on Friday.

Ethnic minorities in the U.S. have low political, economic and social positions due to discrimination, said the report issued by the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China, citing figures from different sources.

The number of ethnic people in civil service is not proportional to their population. The number of Asian Americans in New York City has topped one million, nearly 1 in 8 New Yorkers, but only one Asian-American serves in the State Legislature, two on the City Council and one in a citywide post of the New York City, the New York Times reported on June 23, 2011, according to the document.

The African-Americans’ 2011 Equality Index is currently 71.5 percent, compared to 2010′ s 72.1 percent, among which the economic equality index declined from 57.9 percent to 56.9 percent, and the health index, from 76.6 percent to 75 percent, and the index in the area of social justice, from 57.9 percent to 56.9 percent, according to the annual report released by the National Urban League of the U.S.

Ethnic Americans are also badly discriminated against when it comes to employment.

The unemployment rate of Hispanics rose to 11 percent in 2010 from 5.7 percent in 2007, according to the New York Times. A June 2011 report of the CBS News put the jobless rate of African Americans at 16.2 percent, For black males, it was at 17.5 percent, and for black youth, it was nearly 41 percent, 4.5 times the national average unemployment rate.

A study shows that of the seven occupations with the highest salaries, six are overrepresented by whites, according to a report of the Washington Post on October 21, 2011.

The poverty rate of African-Americans doubles that of whites, and the ethnic minority groups suffer severe social inequalities, said the Chinese document.

According to a report by the Pew Research Center released in June 2011, the median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black households and 18 times that of Hispanic households.

In 2010, poverty among blacks rose to 27.4 percent, and poverty among Hispanics increased to 26.6 percent, much higher than the 9.9-percent poverty rate among whites, according to

The lopsided wealth ratios among whites, Hispanics and African-Americans in 2009 were the largest in the past 25 years, said a Pew Research Center Report.

In addition, the document said, ethnic minorities in the U.S. are denied equal education opportunities, and ethnic minority kids are discriminated against and bullied at schools.

According to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau on June 8, 2011, in 2008, among 18-to 24-year-olds, 22 percent were not enrolled in high schools for Hispanics, 13 percent for African-Americans, whereas only 6 percent for whites.

The document quoted the U.S. Education Minister Arne Duncan as saying on October 28, 2011 that, one third of American students are bullied at schools, and Asian American children bear the brunt.

“Racial discrimination has become an indelible characteristic and symbol of American values,” it said.

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45 thoughts on “China Charges The U.S. With Racial Discrimination And Other Human Rights Violations

  1. Got to agree with china on this one

  2. China hit the truth right on the nail!

  3. Augusta Stephens says:

    I agree with you on this one…..and the history and actions of the US towards its minority citizens is public record for all to see.

  4. The US should stay away from human rights issues, the country has some of the lowest human rights in the world.

  5. Chinese are right in this one.

  6. Maddi Madd says:


  7. Amani Smith says:

    I mean the nerve of them using that human rights excuse to dabble in another's countries affair last time I check they were murdering black youth and setting free the killers

  8. I'm glad they had the nerve. China doesn't have a good human rights record. I believe the point was the same you are trying use. American should not have the nerve to say China has a bad record without it being publicized that America has a bad record of their own. So I'm very glad that someone else besides the "militant blacks" are finally saying something. As long as it is just blacks crying about the unjust treatment their people are receiving, then nothing will ever get done. There is one thing China could do to affect change immediately: tie law change for monitories to the money we owe them. Forgive debt as America make changes to stop discrimination among minorities. Order the U.S. government to give 2 Trillion dollars in reparations to African Americans in exchange for 2 Trillion dollars in debt forgiveness to China. But I'm sure that would never happen. Would be a good way to show some good faith on the part of both countries.

  9. Anthony Forté says:

    David, China doesn't give a rat's ass. They're just saying ppl who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

  10. Hugh Johnson says:

    The Chinese are 100% correct n should do everything n it's power to pressure d US gov to live up to what they proclaim to d world that they r fair n just which is entirely false. America has an ugly history of poor treatment toward ethnic minorities especially blk people.

  11. Eric Frazier says:

    "According to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau on June 8, 2011, in 2008, among 18-to 24-year-olds, 22 percent were not enrolled in high schools for Hispanics, 13 percent for African-Americans, whereas only 6 percent for whites."- Hopefully there aren't any 24 year olds enrolled in high school.

  12. Shariese Hurd says:

    Stop, they are not murdering the majority of black youth. The vast majority of black men and women are killed by non other than black men.

  13. Charlie Yang says:

    How many Chinese people are in High level American government? None. They are American.

  14. Pierre Demarco Wallace says:


  15. I'm gonna go a step further, if the blacks and Chinese worked together, we can do more. Once upon a time ago, the Chinese were members of the black panther party, and only some Chinese remember that.

  16. Mikayah Tsadaq'anu says:

    Shariese Hurd the majority of white people are killed by other white people, why? because white people live in white neighborhoods, and black people live in black neighborhoods….so that is no excuse. the issue is injustice in the system, the penalties for crimes are different depending on race in USA. the economy, entertainment, etc also all have injustices, inequalities, and discrimination against so-called black people.

  17. Qiu Wei says:

    the same is with black and white american seeing asian as "aliens" today. asian feel it is being casted as a bogeymen, perceived as a threat despite it has been america that has been invading countries in asia instead of the other way around. there is a large korean, vietnamese and philippino footprint in the US because US invaded those countries, not because asian are invading america.

    US not only has racial issue as seen in recent police violence against certain minority(ya blacks make up the bulk of prison population), it also has cultural issue where white culture is defined as "real american culture", which I tend to LOL at cause you know…. natives has even less recognition than Black and Asian…

  18. Qiu Wei says:

    Charle Yang Obama is a secret Chinese. his brother is in China too. trollololol!

  19. Brannon Dunn says:

    But wanna march on MLK Day like we won a trophy and we living the Dream. We as a ppl are dreaming alright, in a deep sleep of unconsciousness.

  20. This is called propaganda, China is one of the most racist, ethnically divided countries on the planet. The race or gender of the politician is irrelevant, what has Obama done to help the black community? Zip. In politics and business, the only colour that matters is green.

  21. #DefundAmerica for equality

  22. we are all In this together , to see the real state of our society one needs to look towards the classical oppressed races and see how they stand. The reflection is not pretty atm.

  23. Yesss! Say it again I don't think they heard you…still sleeping

  24. Donna Mattis says:

    People who live in glasses shouldn't throw stones; that goes for the US AS WELL AS CHINA! If you are so concerned about blacks and how they are treated why do you treat the black here in Jamaica like animals. Blackss don't need you to fight our battles and we certainly don't you using our situation and riding on our backs to justify your abominable human rights record you snake!

  25. Haaaaaaa.. America, care to lie, I mean respond?

  26. Omega Payton says:

    Shariese Hurd : That is a lie that has been put forth by the White media. Stop allowing them to draw your attention away from their own murderous record. Whites kill other Whites about 85% of the time. Whites kill Blacks about 75% of the time. Tell you what Shariese: You go and google the name Roy DeMeo and then read a book entitled "Murder Machine." Get back with me after you've read the book and your attitude will have changed. AAny Kracker such as Giuliani who tells you that it is Blacks who are committing the most murders in NYC is a bold faced lie. You have never even heard of Roy DeMeo, even though he and his mob crew killed almost 300 people in NYC and then cut their bodies up in a bathtub and scattered the part all around NYC. Why haven't you heard of all this? Because they have hid it from NYers. Wait now. Sammy 'The Bull" Gravano" admittedly killed 19 people (that is a serial killer), but yet they let him free because he turned on John Gotti. Now Sammy is back in jail again. Guess what for? He allegedly killed a cop. Hey Giuliani & Patrick Lynch, where are you guys at? We need you over here. Why no protest over why Sammy was freed in the first place. I can'' hear you guys!

  27. Jason Chang says:

    Shariese Hurd Which is the same for all people. You are more likely to be murdered by the people in communities that you frequent.

  28. Malcolm X was working to bring similar charges against the U.S., however modern China seems to have a problem with stereotypes and ill treatment of people of color as well.

  29. China forgot to mention the widespread police brutality against minorities and the disproportionate number of minorities that's are serving prison sentences compared to whites. The US has no credibility on human rights. As long the police continues to kill innocent minorities and continues to get away with it through the criminal justice system, the US should have no business telling other countries to improve their human rights records.

  30. Omega Payton says:

    Our government? c'mon brother; we are not a part of this government and have no say so. Ferguson, MO is 71% Black and yet the majority do not control the government of that city. Why? What the fuck was a Darren Wilson even doing in the city of Ferguson in the first place? His ass should never, ever have been given a job to police the people of Ferguson, inasmuch as, he was not a part of that community. Just prior to the incident in Ferguson, this piece of shit had been fired from the police department in Jennings, MO, just down the road. So stop defending this piece of shit government Maddi Madd. I will never defend or fight for any government which kills my people and shows a total disdain for us. Fuck America and the White horse that Washington road across the Delaware! Feel me?

  31. Oh mankind we created you from a single male and female and made you tribes and nations so would know one another that the best among you in the sight of God is the who more rightness "…Quran
    The problem in the us is that you still judged the color of your skin.

  32. Now how is it that the Chinese can see this but yet we as African Americans have to do everything in our power to CONVINCE European Americans and even then they will STILL argue with you tooth an nail that your 'making excuses'.

  33. why are you so hard on us? after they murdered JFK and dr. King, the agenda for this country, changed.

  34. Rudy Macklin says:

    China brought the HAMMER! I don't think we will hear much about this in mainstream media.

  35. Pablo Pérez says:

    I think you meant to say that China supported the Black Panther party, not that they were members; unless you're referring to the Chinese rock band 'Black Panther'.

  36. No sir, Chinese were black Panthers, I have documentation and picture to prove it, here in America and in China…

  37. In short, like they say, if you live in a glass house, do not throw stones! In other words, China is saying to America, double standard and hypocracy are the same. Oh, by the way, Wilham, when you are white, you are right; and when you are a super power, you are more right.

  38. In short, like they say, if you live in a glass house, do not throw stones! In other words, China is saying to America, double standard and hypocracy are the same. Oh, by the way, Wilham, when you are white, you are right; and when you are a super power, you are more right.

  39. Brother Hurd, do you why? Who manufactures the drugs that are distributed in black neighborhood for sale? Whose ID or Driver's Licenses are confiscated by police so that they cannot move around as whites do freely?
    who implemented the strategy of 'divide and conquer?' On the question of employment, who gets hires first for any kind of jobs? Sadly, blacks have to make a living somehow – by any means, necessary; unfortunately, their brothers try to cross their turfs so violent ensures, causing blacks killing blacks. That's the fact. Blacks with high school diploma, college and Master's degrees don't mean much if the white men is doing the hiring. Do you think some of us don't have bachelor's and Master's degrees and still can't find a job in our fields when a white high school dropped out can get a job that a college graduate cannot get? What planet are you really living on? Do you want me to college degrees, diplomas, from at least 1000 blacks and mail them to you for verification? I would be very happy to do so if you are serious.

  40. Asafo Rider says:

    Yep. China has it all right here. And they left out the fact that we are overly incarcerated and killed by the police.

  41. Shariese Hurd Black on Black crime 90%, white on white crime 83%. I guess when we have a beef with someone in our own neighborhood we don't choose to go across town to vent our anger on a total stranger in another neighborhood. That's why more Blacks are killed by Blacks and more Whites are killed by Whites. It comes down to PROXIMITY.

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