1st Dec 2023


EU echoes UN in condemning China's Uyghur rights violations

The EU on Thursday condemned human rights violations against Uyghurs after the UN released a report highlighting that China may have committed "crimes against humanity" in Xinjiang. The UN report refers to China's "arbitrary and discriminatory detention" of Uyghurs and its political re-education camps. The EU joined the UN's call to closely monitor the human rights situation in China, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in a statement.

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