The situation of human rights in China has achieved an all-round development within the year of 2009, said Wang Chen, Minister of the State Council Information Office, at a meeting in Beijing on December 3.
The Mid-term Evaluation Meeting for the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010) was held by the State Council Information Office on December 1-3. More than 200 responsible officials, intellectuals and experts from more than 50 departments and units of the Central Government attended the meeting. Forty-seven representatives delivered speeches, introducing achievements of human rights in different fields of China in 2009.
The National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010), issued by the State Council Information Office on April 13, highlighted various human rights that would be promoted and protected in less than two years, from people's right to work, to the rights of detainees and the disabled.