African countries were once again pulled into a bitter dispute last week at the United Nations between China and a coalition largely made up by the U.S. Germany and other European countries over human rights conditions in Xinjiang.
For the second time in as many years, both sides issued dueling letters with signatories from dozens of countries that aimed to bolster their position about the treatment of China’s Uyghur population and the well-documented internment of more than a million people.
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The Chinese government organized another tour of Xinjiang for dozens of diplomats from Muslim majority countries in Asia and the Middle East. In all, 32 diplomats visited three cities (Kashgar, Aksu, ...
China’s ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, led the counter-attack against the United States/German-sponsored joint statement on Tuesday condemning China’s human rights practices in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. “The U.S. ...