Re: Harper stands firm on human rights in chinaJan 2nd, 2010
... you think Canada is just as bad about human rights as China is? Everyone is a hypocrite in some way or other but there are degrees of hypocrisy. Canada has bad points but at least we have the Charter. What does CHina have?
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I have stated repeatedly that China has major human rights problems.
IMO, Canada's human rights problems are relatively minor in comparison to China.
Not everyone is hypocrite in some way. Many people consistently follow a set of fundamental rules. Harper isn't one of those people. Harper claims to support human rights, and even criticizes countries like China regarding their human rights record. But he's on record as unshakably supporting Israel despite their war crimes and crimes against humanity. He has never criticized Israel, despite their major human rights problems which are far worse than China's today or even South Africa at the height of Apartheid..
You either believe in human rights for everyone, or you don't truly believe in them. If Harper can support Israel despite their war crimes and crimes against humanity, then he does not truly believe in Human Rights. That's why Harper is a hypocrite.