A perimeter fence around what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters 
A perimeter fence around what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters 
Xinjiang

British parliament declares Uygurs are suffering ‘genocide’ in Xinjiang

  • The non-binding motion raises pressure on PM Boris Johnson, but an official says such a declaration is ‘a matter for the courts’
  • World Uygur Congress director says ‘statements of solidarity mean a lot’ but ‘meaningful action’ is also needed

A perimeter fence around what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters 
A perimeter fence around what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng in China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters 
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