Foreign office minister Mark Field said he was ‘pleased’ by the UK-China dialogue but failed to mention plight of dying dissident Liu Xiaobo

Activists have urged Britain to abandon its “appeasement” of Beijing after the foreign office hailed a “constructive and open” conversation with China over human rights even as that country wages what campaigners call its worst crackdown in decades.

British and Chinese officials met in Beijing for a two-day human rights “dialogue” this week as outrage over the treatment of China’s most famous dissident, the Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, grew.

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