United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says China is restricting civil and political freedoms. Photo: Reuters
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says China is restricting civil and political freedoms. Photo: Reuters
Xinjiang

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet accuses China of restricting civil rights in Xinjiang and Hong Kong

  • Activists and UN experts have said that at least one million Muslim Uygurs are detained in camps in the western region of Xinjiang
  • China denies abuses and says its camps provide vocational training and are needed to fight extremism

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says China is restricting civil and political freedoms. Photo: Reuters
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says China is restricting civil and political freedoms. Photo: Reuters
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