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U.N. human-rights chief due to arrive in China for historic visit

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Michelle Bachelet's visit is the first to China by a U.N. high commissioner for human rights since 2005. Rights groups warn it threatens to whitewash the ruling Communist Party abuses in Xinjiang. China says it has nothing to hide and welcomes all those without political bias to visit Xinjiang and view what it describes as a successful campaign to restore order and ethnic cohesion.
1 month ago·Beijing, China

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Times of India

UN human rights chief begins contentious China visit - Times of India

China News: BEIJING: The UN human rights chief began a six-day trip to China on Monday that will include the remote Xinjiang region, stirring fears over access an.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

U.N. human-rights chief due to arrive in China for historic visit

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet begins a visit to China on Monday, the first trip by a holder of the office since 2005 amid concerns that it could lead to an endorsement rather than scrutiny of China's rights record.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

UN Human Rights Chief Kicks off High-stakes Visit to China, Beijing Cites Covid in Limiting Access

During the six-day trip, Bachelet will visit Xinjiang, where the High Commissioner’s office said last year it believes the mostly Muslim ethnic Uyghurs have been unlawfully detained

1 month ago·India
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The Guardian

UN rights chief’s visit to China will be held in ‘closed loop’, Beijing says

Michelle Bachelet begins trip amid fears that authorities will use Covid restrictions as cover to limit her access

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV News

Xinjiang in focus as UN rights chief arrives for China visit

Allegations of human rights abuses in northwestern China's Xinjiang region will dominate a visit by the United Nations' top rights official that began Monday.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

Xinjiang in focus as U.N. rights chief arrives for China visit

Michelle Bachelet began her six-day visit in the southern city of Guangzhou and will travel to the Xinjiang cities of Kashgar, once a stop on the Silk Road, and Urumqi, the region’s capital.

1 month ago·India
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