A Chinese national flag outside the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. China has told nations criticizing its policies in Xinjiang to stop interfering in domestic affairs. Source: Bloomberg A Chinese national flag outside the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. China has told nations criticizing its policies in Xinjiang to stop interfering in domestic affairs. Source: Bloomberg
A Chinese national flag outside the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. China has told nations criticizing its policies in Xinjiang to stop interfering in domestic affairs. Source: Bloomberg

China accuses EU of making ‘unacceptable’ demands over Xinjiang visit

  • Beijing has defended its treatment of Uygurs in the region and has said critics are welcome to visit, but critics say these tours are stage-managed
  • China also accused the EU of ‘hypocrisy’ after Brussels said it had taken a strong stance in support of human rights in Xinjiang

Topic |   China-EU relations
A Chinese national flag outside the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. China has told nations criticizing its policies in Xinjiang to stop interfering in domestic affairs. Source: Bloomberg A Chinese national flag outside the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. China has told nations criticizing its policies in Xinjiang to stop interfering in domestic affairs. Source: Bloomberg
A Chinese national flag outside the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China, on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. China has told nations criticizing its policies in Xinjiang to stop interfering in domestic affairs. Source: Bloomberg
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