US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese officials pressured some governments not to send delegates to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event. Photo: AP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese officials pressured some governments not to send delegates to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese officials pressured some governments not to send delegates to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event. Photo: AP
Diplomacy

‘Stain of the century’: top US diplomat Mike Pompeo lashes out at China over treatment of Uygurs

  • US secretary of state insists Beijing pressured countries into not attending a conference on religious freedom in Washington, but does not say which ones
  • He accuses China’s government of demanding control ‘over the lives of the Chinese people and their souls’

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese officials pressured some governments not to send delegates to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event. Photo: AP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese officials pressured some governments not to send delegates to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Chinese officials pressured some governments not to send delegates to the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event. Photo: AP
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