Macao: Human rights challenges for transition

Macao: Human rights challenges for transition

Index Number: ASA 27/003/1999
Date Published: 15 December 1999
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, Macao

On 20 December 1999, Macau will return to the sovereignty of the People's Republic of China (PRC) after four centuries of Portuguese rule. Many human rights related aspects of the transition process remain a matter for concern and in this document Amnesty International highlights these areas and recommends the authorities of MSAR take all necessary legislative and other measures to protect these fundamental rights.

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