Marise Payne, Australia's foreign minister, criticised China’s record in a speech on Tuesday. Photo: BloombergMarise Payne, Australia's foreign minister, criticised China’s record in a speech on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Marise Payne, Australia's foreign minister, criticised China’s record in a speech on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

China hits back after Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne attacks its human rights record

  • Beijing says criticism ‘ignored the facts’ after minister’s speech in Sydney highlighted Muslim detention camps in Xinjiang and arrest of writer Yang Henjun
  • Payne says Canberra will not turn a blind eye to human rights violations because it will not accept behaviour that ‘undermines international peace and stability’

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Marise Payne, Australia's foreign minister, criticised China’s record in a speech on Tuesday. Photo: BloombergMarise Payne, Australia's foreign minister, criticised China’s record in a speech on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Marise Payne, Australia's foreign minister, criticised China’s record in a speech on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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