A high-security facility near what is believed to be a ‘re-education camp’ where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: AFP A high-security facility near what is believed to be a ‘re-education camp’ where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: AFP
A high-security facility near what is believed to be a ‘re-education camp’ where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: AFP

Australian parliament refuses to label China’s Xinjiang actions as genocide

  • Senate votes 33-12 against motion calling on China to end the ‘persecution of Uygurs’, following moves by US, Canada and Netherlands that angered Beijing
  • Rex Patrick says other senators are ‘all huff and puff’, accusing them of self-censoring on China’s human rights record and handing Beijing a ‘victory’

Topic |   China-Australia relations
A high-security facility near what is believed to be a ‘re-education camp’ where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: AFP A high-security facility near what is believed to be a ‘re-education camp’ where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: AFP
A high-security facility near what is believed to be a ‘re-education camp’ where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photo: AFP
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