A man walks past a screen showing images of China’s President Xi Jinping in Kashgar in China’s northwest Xinjiang region. More than 1 million ethnic Uygurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are believed to be held in a network of internment camps that Beijing describes as “vocational education centres”. Photo: AFP A man walks past a screen showing images of China’s President Xi Jinping in Kashgar in China’s northwest Xinjiang region. More than 1 million ethnic Uygurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are believed to be held in a network of internment camps that Beijing describes as “vocational education centres”. Photo: AFP
A man walks past a screen showing images of China’s President Xi Jinping in Kashgar in China’s northwest Xinjiang region. More than 1 million ethnic Uygurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are believed to be held in a network of internment camps that Beijing describes as “vocational education centres”. Photo: AFP
Xinjiang

China would welcome UN Human Rights Council visit ‘because there is no genocide in Xinjiang’

  • In Geneva, Wang Yi denounces ‘sensational claims’ of genocide, forced labour and religious oppression against Uygurs and other ethnic minorities
  • Rights groups say activists and journalists are unable to verify China’s claims because Beijing curbs their travel, interviews and access in Xinjiang

Topic |   Xinjiang
A man walks past a screen showing images of China’s President Xi Jinping in Kashgar in China’s northwest Xinjiang region. More than 1 million ethnic Uygurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are believed to be held in a network of internment camps that Beijing describes as “vocational education centres”. Photo: AFP A man walks past a screen showing images of China’s President Xi Jinping in Kashgar in China’s northwest Xinjiang region. More than 1 million ethnic Uygurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are believed to be held in a network of internment camps that Beijing describes as “vocational education centres”. Photo: AFP
A man walks past a screen showing images of China’s President Xi Jinping in Kashgar in China’s northwest Xinjiang region. More than 1 million ethnic Uygurs and other mostly Muslim minorities are believed to be held in a network of internment camps that Beijing describes as “vocational education centres”. Photo: AFP
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