Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang in September 2018. Photo: Reuters Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang in September 2018. Photo: Reuters
Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang in September 2018. Photo: Reuters

US declares China has committed genocide in its treatment of Uygurs in Xinjiang

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes the determination in a blow to Beijing just one day before Joe Biden takes office
  • Pompeo’s move further escalates pressure against China’s government, which had already been voiced its displeasure with sanctions Washington has placed

Topic |   US-China relations
Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang in September 2018. Photo: Reuters Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang in September 2018. Photo: Reuters
Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang in September 2018. Photo: Reuters
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