31st session of the Universal Periodic Review Working Group. France’s recommendations to China in Geneva on 6 November 2018.
France recommends China to:
Implement all of the recommendations of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination of August 2018, regarding Xinjiang, particularly putting an end to mass internments in camps and invite the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and special procedure experts;
Guarantee freedom of religion and belief, including in Tibet and in Xinjiang;
Guarantee freedom of expression, assembly and association, including in Hong Kong, and to remove obstacles to freedom of information on the internet, in particular for human rights defenders;
Abolish the death penalty and as soon as possible publish statistics concerning the numbers of executions and guarantee the rights to a defence;
Prohibit all forms of discrimination and violence against LGBTI persons;
Sign the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.