22 UN Ambassadors Condemn Chinese Treatment of Uighurs

More than 20 U.N. ambassadors have sent a letter to the human rights council in Geneva condemning China's treatment of Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region.U.N. diplomats from 22 mostly European nations along with Australia, Canada, Japan and New Zealand signed the letter. The United States has not yet signed on.The ambassadors express concern about "credible reports of arbitrary detention ... as well as widespread surveillance and restrictions, particularly targeting Uighurs and other minorities in Xinjiang."They urge China to stop detaining minorities and grant them "freedom of movement" within...

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