October 18, 2021

Activists want UN to probe ‘genocide’ of China’s Uighur minority

Activists want UN to probe ‘genocide’ of China’s Uighur minority

Activists want UN to probe ‘genocide’ of China’s Uighur minority

In open letter to UN rights body, several groups demand investigation into atrocities against the mainly Muslim group.

People take part in a demonstration against China’s persecution of Uighurs in Xinjiang in front of the Chinese embassy in London [Hasan Esen/Anadolu]

In an open letter signed by groups including the United States-based Uyghur Human Rights Project, Genocide Watch and the European Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, on Tuesday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to launch an investigation

 

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