UN Human Rights Council rejects debate on Xinjiang abuses

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The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday rejected a Western-led motion to hold a debate on China's alleged human rights violations in Xinjiang after a UN report concluded the Chinese government's actions against the Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in the region may constitute crimes against humanity.
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UN body rejects historic debate on China's human rights record

The U.N. rights council on Thursday rejected a Western-led motion to hold a debate about alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region after a U.N. report found possible crimes against humanity.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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UN Human Rights Council Rejects Holding Xinjiang Debate

The move came after former UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet released her long-delayed Xinjiang report last month, citing possible crimes against humanity against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in the far-western region

2 months ago·India
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U.N. body rejects debate on China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims in blow to West

The U.N. rights council on Thursday voted down a Western-led motion to hold a debate about alleged human rights abuses by China against Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang in a victory for Beijing as it seeks to avoid further scrutiny.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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UN vote to ignore human rights abuses in China leaves west in dead end

Result not to debate its own damning report shows many states are unwilling to take sides in power struggle between China and west

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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UN rights body rejects western bid to debate Xinjiang abuses

In a close diplomatic victory for China, the UN's top human rights body on Thursday voted down a proposal from Britain, Turkey, the United States and other mostly western countries to hold a debate on alleged rights abuses against Muslim Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China's western Xinjiang region.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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U.N. Human Rights Council rejects holding Xinjiang debate

Following intense lobbying by Beijing, countries on the 47-member council in Geneva voted 19-17 against holding a debate, with 11 countries abstaining

2 months ago·India
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