People watching China’s national flag being raised at a mosque in Urumqi in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region last year. Photo: Kyodo
People watching China’s national flag being raised at a mosque in Urumqi in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region last year. Photo: Kyodo

Pressure mounts on China over UN Xinjiang report as Western governments, rights groups seek accountability

  • Top American envoy says US will continue working with international community to call on Beijing ‘to release those unjustly detained’ in province
  • Whether report described as ‘very substantial’ or ‘weak’, reactions show concerns about Uygurs and other minorities in Xinjiang staying high

People watching China’s national flag being raised at a mosque in Urumqi in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region last year. Photo: Kyodo
People watching China’s national flag being raised at a mosque in Urumqi in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region last year. Photo: Kyodo
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