A watchtower is seen in May 2019 at a high-security facility in Xinjiang near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly people from Muslim ethnic minorities are detained. Photo: AFP
A watchtower is seen in May 2019 at a high-security facility in Xinjiang near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly people from Muslim ethnic minorities are detained. Photo: AFP
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French parliament condemns China’s Uygur treatment as ‘crimes against humanity and genocide’

  • The move follows a similar vote in the UK and Holland, which will not send officials to the Winter Olympics because of China’s human rights record
  • France’s motion also asked the government to protect Uygur residents in its country against any intimidation or harassment by China

A watchtower is seen in May 2019 at a high-security facility in Xinjiang near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly people from Muslim ethnic minorities are detained. Photo: AFP
A watchtower is seen in May 2019 at a high-security facility in Xinjiang near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly people from Muslim ethnic minorities are detained. Photo: AFP
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