Updated: UN Accuses China of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in Xinjiang

UN Accuses China of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in Xinjiang

The OHCHR relied on a variety of sources in the report, including interviews with 26 former detainees at facilities in Xinjiang, the majority of whom “reported having been subjected to treatment that would amount to torture.” However, in addition to purported first-hand testimony, the assessment also cites the work of German anthropologist Adrian Zenz, whose research on the Uyghurs has come under fire for major statistical errors, mistranslations of Chinese source material and ideological bias against Beijing, among other shortcomings.

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The report also sites The Xinjiang Police Files and ASPI (Australian Strategic Policy Institute), both of which are covered here. On a side note, when is the US going to be held accountable* for their crimes against humanity or war crimes?!

Related (I’ve also included two Western media sources for balance):

China denounces OHCHR report on Xinjiang –‘a patchwork of disinformation, political tool for US, some Western forces’

U.N. says China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang

U.S. welcomes UN report on China’s actions in Xinjiang

“It is critical that the full Human Rights Council membership have an opportunity to formally discuss the findings of this report as soon as possible and that the perpetrators of these atrocities are held accountable,” she said in a statement.*

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