China has agreed to host a visit by UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to Xinjiang, on condition it is not framed as an investigation into allegations of abuses, according to sources. Photo: AP
China has agreed to host a visit by UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to Xinjiang, on condition it is not framed as an investigation into allegations of abuses, according to sources. Photo: AP

exclusive | China says UN human rights chief can visit Xinjiang ‘after Olympics’

  • Sources say Michelle Bachelet can make the trip in first half of 2022 but it should be ‘friendly’ in nature and not framed as an investigation
  • Beijing is also understood to have pressed for a delay in release of OHCHR report on the region until the Games have wrapped up

China has agreed to host a visit by UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to Xinjiang, on condition it is not framed as an investigation into allegations of abuses, according to sources. Photo: AP
China has agreed to host a visit by UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to Xinjiang, on condition it is not framed as an investigation into allegations of abuses, according to sources. Photo: AP
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