International criticism is growing of China’s policies in its far western region of Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
International criticism is growing of China’s policies in its far western region of Xinjiang. Photo: AFP

Xinjiang ‘genocide’ claims are ‘fake news’, Chinese foreign minister says

  • Wang Yi hits back at Western claims of genocidal treatment of ethnic minority groups in the region as lies designed to undermine security
  • China is under growing criticism from abroad over its policies related to Uygurs, Kazakhs and Kyrgyz communities

International criticism is growing of China’s policies in its far western region of Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
International criticism is growing of China’s policies in its far western region of Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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