She was backed by international trade minister Greg Hands, who said that “the apparent targeting of her by anybody in an intimidatory way, including by foreign embassies, is totally unacceptable”.
The dueling statements at the UN General Assembly are non-binding, but highlight the global divide on China's human rights record — particularly as Beijing moves to flex its diplomatic and economic clout abroad.
Thanks to a new cache of classified Chinese government documents many of the gaps in our understanding of the nature of the mass internment of Uighurs have been filled.
July 1st marks the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party. This occasion reminds us that beneath the glitzy modernity of Chinese cities, the ultra-modern infrastructure, the army of affluent overseas tourists and the legion of billionaires,
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released the report on the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang. It took four years to prepare because China did not allow the UN team to visit Xinjiang until May 2018 when Bachelet visited the province. The conclusion that Bachelet reached in the report