US denouncement of China a perfect example of ‘double standards’

There are reports that US lawmakers are urging the State Department to charge Chinese officials for human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act. However, unless the ghosts of Guantanamo, Abu-Ghuraib and Bagram have all miraculously been expunged off of the collective conscience of US policy-makers, it makes no sense whatsoever for the US to claim the moral high-ground with respect to human rights abuses