Australia's foreign minister labels China's treatment of Uighurs 'disturbing'

Australia's foreign minister labels China's treatment of Uighurs 'disturbing'
 

Australia’s foreign affairs minister has labelled new details of China’s mass internment of Uighurs “disturbing” and reiterated demands for China to end arbitrary detention.
Marise Payne made the statement in response to internal Chinese government documents showing its mass detention of Uighurs and other minorities in Xinjiang came from directives by Xi Jinping to “show absolutely no mercy” in the “struggle against terrorism, infiltration and separatism”.
The 400 pages of documents obtained by the New York Times show the government was aware its campaign of mass internment would tear... read more

 
17 November 2019 in World News, Views: 43
Source: Guardian
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