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Report: 22 U.N. Countries Condemn China for Muslim Concentration Camps


Added 07-11-19 10:47:01am EST - “Nearly two dozen members of the U.N. Human Rights Council urged China to end to its campaign against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities.” - Breitbart.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Breitbart.com: “Report: 22 Countries Condemn China for Muslim Concentration Camps”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The detentions are designed to eradicate their religious and ethnic identities, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing diplomats and letters.

The news outlet acknowledged that the multinational condemnation of China’s concentration camps in Xinjiang marks the first time several members of the HRC join forces to denounce the mistreatment of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities at the hands of Beijing.

The unprecedented letter to the president of the [HRC] forum, dated July 8, was signed by the ambassadors of 22 countries. Australia, Canada and Japan were among them, along with European countries including Britain, France, Germany and Switzerland, but not the United States which quit the forum a year ago.

It fell short of a formal statement being read out at the Council or a resolution submitted for a vote, as sought by activists. This was due to governments’ fears of a potential political and economic backlash from China, diplomats said.

It is unclear whether any Muslim-majority country signed the letter. The Muslim world has been largely quiet about the abuse of their fellow Islam adherents in Xinjiang.

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