German Legislator Denied Visa By China For Pro-Tibetan Remarks
Michael Brand, who reportedly critiqued China’s human rights record has sought a clarification about the denial.
- China has denied a visa to a German legislator for his remarks backing “Tibetan independence”, saying his position is against Germany’s One-China policy, as reported by the state media on Friday.
- Michael Brand, Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid of the German Bundestag, is not welcome to China, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang reportedly said.
- Brand, who reportedly criticised China’s human rights record, sought a clear response from the German Foreign Ministry about the denial of visa to him.
(With agency inputs)
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