Workers at the construction site for the expansion project of the international airport in Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on August 7. Photo: Xinhua Workers at the construction site for the expansion project of the international airport in Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on August 7. Photo: Xinhua
Workers at the construction site for the expansion project of the international airport in Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on August 7. Photo: Xinhua
Xinjiang

China fires back at ‘shameless’ US over Xinjiang human rights abuse claims

  • Region’s government marks shift from defence to offence, calling out Washington’s ‘smear’ campaign despite its own failings on rights and race
  • Xinjiang-related issues highlight US anxiety over China, which has reached a ‘perverse, unreasonable and shameless stage’, spokesman says

Topic |   Xinjiang
Workers at the construction site for the expansion project of the international airport in Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on August 7. Photo: Xinhua Workers at the construction site for the expansion project of the international airport in Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on August 7. Photo: Xinhua
Workers at the construction site for the expansion project of the international airport in Kashgar, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on August 7. Photo: Xinhua
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