A detention facility in Yarkent County in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. On Wednesday,  members lined up in the European Parliamnet to condemn the Chinese government’s actions in Xinjiang and call for the EU to renew its focus on human rights and recalibrate its economic ties with China. Photo: AP Photo
A detention facility in Yarkent County in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. On Wednesday, members lined up in the European Parliamnet to condemn the Chinese government’s actions in Xinjiang and call for the EU to renew its focus on human rights and recalibrate its economic ties with China. Photo: AP Photo
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European Parliament passes landslide vote on China’s alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang

  • Adopted resolution calls on Beijing to halt forced labour and mass forced sterilisation of Uygurs
  • Non-binding resolution is measure of the mood among members from each of the EU’s 27 member states

A detention facility in Yarkent County in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. On Wednesday,  members lined up in the European Parliamnet to condemn the Chinese government’s actions in Xinjiang and call for the EU to renew its focus on human rights and recalibrate its economic ties with China. Photo: AP Photo
A detention facility in Yarkent County in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. On Wednesday, members lined up in the European Parliamnet to condemn the Chinese government’s actions in Xinjiang and call for the EU to renew its focus on human rights and recalibrate its economic ties with China. Photo: AP Photo
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