Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: DPA Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: DPA
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: DPA
Xinjiang

Britain’s Boris Johnson fights off Tory revolt over China genocide ruling

  • Lawmakers from the PM’s party were pressing for UK judges to be able to rule if Uygurs in Xinjiang were facing genocide, a proposal that was narrowly defeated
  • Ministers said the measure would lead to vexatious court claims and would be counterproductive since the threshold to prove genocide is so high

Topic |   Xinjiang
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: DPA Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: DPA
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at a media briefing at 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: DPA
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