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8 Oct 2022
It was the report that China hoped would never see the light of day. Just minutes before her mandate ended, the office of now-former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet published its long-overdue assessment of human rights in China's Xinjiang region.
27 Apr 2022
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20 Jan 2021
Mike Pompeo has accused Beijing of genocide a day before president-elect Joe Biden takes office. US-China relations have plunged to the lowest level in decades in the last year of Trump's administration.
20 Jul 2020
China hits back at comments by Britain's foreign minister that accused Beijing of "gross, egregious human rights abuses" against ethnic and religious minorities in the northwest region of Xinjiang. Rights groups and experts estimate that more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been rounded up into a network of internment camps, which China says are facilities for job-training and to steer people away from extremism.
16 Jun 2020
More than 1 million Uighurs have disappeared into China's internment camps in Xinjiang province. A DW investigation reveals how many of them were tried for their alleged "crimes" in sham trials.

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