HONG KONG — The United Nations human rights organization on Wednesday alleged “grave human rights abuses” in China’s Xinjiang Territory, often targeting ethnic Uyghurs and other members of Islamic groups, in a report broadly supporting critical findings by Western governments. human rights groups and international media.
The findings were included in a long-awaited report by the UN agency, citing former inmates of detention centers in Xinjiang who described being subjected to torture and other forms of inhuman treatment, including some cases of sexual violence, between 2017 and 2019. The UN panel said the detainees had no form of redress.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-n-human-rights-agency-issues-report-on-xinjiang-over-chinas-protest-11661986730 U.N. Human-Rights Agency Issues Report on Xinjiang Over China’s Protest