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Latest News Wires Michelle Obama's gentle swipe at human rights in China

During Michelle Obama's conversation with students at Peking University, the first lady emphasized the need for the free flow of ideas – something China has been widely criticized for restricting.

By Didi TangAssociated Press / March 22, 2014

Alexander F. Yuan/AP

US first lady Michelle Obama told students in China, which has some of the world's tightest restrictions on the Internet, that freedom of speech and unfettered access to information make countries stronger and should be universal rights.