An undated image released by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation on May 24 shows detainees guarded by police as they recite or sing at the Tekes County Detention Centre in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP/Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
An undated image released by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation on May 24 shows detainees guarded by police as they recite or sing at the Tekes County Detention Centre in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP/Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

EU lawmakers push to designate human rights conditions in Xinjiang as ‘genocide’

  • The motion enjoys the support of four of the biggest parties in the European Parliament, meaning it appears likely to succeed in Thursday’s vote
  • Such a resolution is not binding and does not change the official position of the European Union, but it serves to gauge the mood in Parliament

An undated image released by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation on May 24 shows detainees guarded by police as they recite or sing at the Tekes County Detention Centre in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP/Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
An undated image released by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation on May 24 shows detainees guarded by police as they recite or sing at the Tekes County Detention Centre in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP/Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
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