Tiananmen 30 years on: UN silence on China human rights abuses

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre, why is the UN not speaking out on human rights abuses in China?

The United Nations has come under pressure to speak out against China on a number of human rights issues.

Tuesday’s anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre brought the matter under increased scrutiny.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the UN in New York.