Global Scrutiny of China Abuses Within Reach
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Chinese Ambassador Chen Xu speaking during the vote on the Human Rights Council decision, Geneva, October 6, 2022.
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Last week’s narrow vote at the United Nations Human Rights Council concerning China’s rights violations highlighted the growing number of governments willing to take a principled stance and call out the Chinese government on its appalling record.
By a dramatic vote of 19 to 17, the Council decided not to hold a debate on a report by the former UN high commissioner for human rights, which had laid bare the scale and scope of Chinese government abuses targeting Uyghurs and other Muslim communities in the Xinjiang region. …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch