Epoch Times China Reports — US Condemns China at UN Rights Forum for Abuse of Uyghurs, Tibetans

GENEVA—The United States on Friday condemned China’s abuse of ethnic and religious minorities, including what it called “crimes against humanity and genocide” in Xinjiang against Muslim Uyghurs and severe restrictions in Tibet. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who meets his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Alaska next week, is due to raise the treatment of Uyghurs, U.S. officials have said. China rejects U.S. charges that it has committed genocide against Uyghur and other Muslims in the remote western region, where activists say more than 1 million are held in internment camps. “We condemn China’s abuse of members of ethnic and religious minority groups including crimes against humanity and genocide in Xinjiang and severe restrictions in Tibet,” Mark Cassayre, U.S. charge d’affaires, told the UN Human Rights Council. Chen Xu, China’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva, did not refer directly to Xinjiang in a speech saying that his country …Read MoreNews and stories on China-US relations | The Epoch TimesChina, China Human Rights, China-US News, Chinese Regime, Executive Branch, Politics, US, US News, Tibetans, rights, UN, abuse, Uyghurs

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