Can China eradicate poverty by 2020?

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Published on 23 Aug 2016, 15:05
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and poverty has made his first official visit to China.

But Philip Alston was denied access to many of the people he had asked to meet to discuss the ongoing fight to help the poor.

Despite the limitations, Alston says China’s goal to eradicate all poverty by 2020 is possible.

Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports.

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