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Global South Ambassadors Participate in State-led Xinjiang Junket and Didn’t “Find Any Human Rights Violations”

Dominica ambassador Martin Charles accused Western media of reporting lies about the human rights situation in XInjiang. Image via @ChinaDaily

Ambassadors from 25 developing countries completed a week-long junket to Xinjiang organized by the Chinese government and, according to Chinese state media, found “people in Xinjiang are enjoying a happy life.”

The participants included envoys from Myanmar, Iran, Samoa and Dominica. They were conducted to various cities to see “the real Xinjiang”, which included the usual stops to watch locals dancing.

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