In an address to the UN Human Rights Council, the vice-governor of China’s Xinjiang region has responded to international criticism of the treatment of Uygur and other minorities. Photo: AFP

Xinjiang camps defended at UN human rights forum

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In an address to the UN Human Rights Council, the vice-governor of China’s Xinjiang region has responded to international criticism of the treatment of Uygur and other minorities. Photo: AFP
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