The UN’s top human rights body will not publish a report on suspected abuses in Xinjiang before the Winter Olympics. Photo: AFP
The UN’s top human rights body will not publish a report on suspected abuses in Xinjiang before the Winter Olympics. Photo: AFP

UN accused of colluding with China to delay Xinjiang human rights report until after Beijing Winter Olympics

  • Leaked documents show China’s negotiating position over an inspection of Xinjiang has not changed for years, amid criticism of a ‘mutually convenient stalemate’
  • The UN human rights commission says there is no timeline to release the report, which has been in the works for three years

The UN’s top human rights body will not publish a report on suspected abuses in Xinjiang before the Winter Olympics. Photo: AFP
The UN’s top human rights body will not publish a report on suspected abuses in Xinjiang before the Winter Olympics. Photo: AFP
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