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Swiss National Council calls for more commitment to human rights

The Swiss National Council is calling for greater commitment on the part of Switzerland to human rights in China. This requires more human resources and a better range of advisory services for companies, according to a resolution adopted on Tuesday. Accordingly, the parliamentary chamber wants to further specify Switzerland’s China strategy on human rights. The foreign policy committee’s resolution was adopted by 106 votes to 81. “Serious human rights violations in China are a fact that we cannot ignore,” said commission member Roland Fischer, according to media reports.

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