Ryan Mitchell


Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping commemorated World Human Rights Day 2018, marking the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), by declaring that “the happy life of the people is the greatest human right.” The comment was issued as part of a message to attendees of a symposium held in Beijing to commemorate the UDHR, celebrate China’s progress in realizing its aims, and articulate an officially-sanctioned vision of future action.