A facility on the outskirts of Hotan in the Xinjiang region believed to be a re-education camp. In 2021, the parliaments of Canada, the Netherlands, Britain, Lithuania and the Czech Republic adopted motions denouncing Beijing’s policies in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP A facility on the outskirts of Hotan in the Xinjiang region believed to be a re-education camp. In 2021, the parliaments of Canada, the Netherlands, Britain, Lithuania and the Czech Republic adopted motions denouncing Beijing’s policies in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
A facility on the outskirts of Hotan in the Xinjiang region believed to be a re-education camp. In 2021, the parliaments of Canada, the Netherlands, Britain, Lithuania and the Czech Republic adopted motions denouncing Beijing’s policies in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP

China sanctions Belgian lawmaker for motion warning of genocide risk against Xinjiang Uygurs

  • Beijing announces sanction of member of parliament Samuel Cogolati for ‘spreading lies and false information’
  • Belgian proposal is intended to disrupt Xinjiang’s social stability and contain China’s development, foreign ministry says

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A facility on the outskirts of Hotan in the Xinjiang region believed to be a re-education camp. In 2021, the parliaments of Canada, the Netherlands, Britain, Lithuania and the Czech Republic adopted motions denouncing Beijing’s policies in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP A facility on the outskirts of Hotan in the Xinjiang region believed to be a re-education camp. In 2021, the parliaments of Canada, the Netherlands, Britain, Lithuania and the Czech Republic adopted motions denouncing Beijing’s policies in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
A facility on the outskirts of Hotan in the Xinjiang region believed to be a re-education camp. In 2021, the parliaments of Canada, the Netherlands, Britain, Lithuania and the Czech Republic adopted motions denouncing Beijing’s policies in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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