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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet stressed that her intention during the trip was not to investigate the allegations of widespread abuse, although it did include a visit to Xinjiang.

The United States stands with countries and people around the world against the genocide and crimes against humanity happening in the Xinjiang region, the brutal campaign on Tibet, and efforts to impose harsh anti-democratic measures on Hong Kong.

After the first visit to China by a U.N. human rights chief since 2005, Michelle Bachelet pulls her punches on the oppression in Xinjiang. Her comments "show a total disregard for the Uyghur people’s suffering" said @RayhanAsat 

Michelle Bachelet, who visited Xinjiang as part of a six-day trip to China, said the visit was not an investigation but an opportunity to raise concerns with senior Chinese leaders

UN envoy ‘unable to assess’ scale of Xinjiang repression

UN rights chief asked China to review Xinjiang counterterrorism practices

It was supposed to be a fact-finding mission to Xinjiang, the Muslim-majority part of China that’s been subject to mounting human rights concerns. But UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet’s investigation raised more questions than answers.

UN’s Bachelet defends visit to China’s Xinjiang amid criticism from rights groups

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The UN rights envoy on Saturday said her contentious visit to China was "not an investigation", and insisted she had unsupervised access during meetings in Xinjiang, where Beijing is accused of widespread human rights abuses — @AFP 

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Breaking: Biden signs into law a bill banning imports from Xinjiang into the United States, unless the company can prove they weren't made with forced labor. The bill passed the Senate 100-0, and the House 428-1. This could radically reshape global supply chains. Hugely important

If you think Russian concentration camps for Ukrainians are unthinkable in 2022, remember China has had concentration camps for Uyghurs in Xinjiang for years with minimal reaction from the world.

Today I heard more of @EnesFreedom’s story and how what he’s endured in both his private and professional life inspires him to speak out on behalf of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. We appreciate his courage to expose human rights violations and stand for freedom every day.

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More than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents detail the origins and growth of the indoctrination program in Xinjiang, where a million or more predominately Muslim minorities have been held in a vast network of detention centers

At the solidarity with Uyghurs rally in Hong Kong. The crowd was just chanting, “Stand with Uyghurs; stand with Özil”—in reference to the Arsenal star who spoke out for Muslims in Xinjiang last week

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The Swedish clothing giant H&M cuts all ties with its Chinese supplier in Xinjiang due to alleged use of the forced labor of Uighur Muslims--a serious threat for any company operating from Xinjiang. H&M won't source any more cotton from Xinjiang.

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"I don't even know whether they're alive" China is deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in western region of Xinjiang, the BBC has learned [Tap to expand]

So disappointing - Lords Amendment on genocide in Xinjiang defeated 300 to 318. Government ministers happy to make speeches about atrocities taking place on an industrial scale but - when it comes to it - refuse to take action. This appeasement of genocide shames our country

JUST IN: Twitter has locked the account of China's embassy in the United States for a tweet that defended China's policy in Xinjiang.

"A dialog is not enough. We need to have counter measures," former Hong Kong lawmaker and pro-democracy activist @nathanlawkc  told DW. "Concentration camps in Xinjiang, human rights violations in Hong Kong... [this] is not going to be fixed just by talking to China."

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