Yes, this could be a headline from The Onion, and yes, it's true.
Take a look and have a laugh, though neither the irony nor the validity of China's critique ultimately are funny.
The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2004, as stated by the Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, March 3, 2005, according to the English People's Daily Online.
"In 2004 the atrocity of US troops abusing Iraqi POWs exposed the dark side of human rights performance of the United States. The scandal shocked the humanity and was condemned by the international community."
I would give credit to the notorious Dartmouth publication where I learned of this document but a) I have reason to believe they've been stealing from us and 2) they didn't milk it for all its humor, so screw them.