UN in talks with China over ‘no restrictions’ visit to Xinjiang

The UN has begun negotiations with Beijing for a visit “without restrictions” to Xinjiang to see how the Uighur minority is being treated, secretary-general António Guterres said in an interview broadcast.

At least one million Uighurs and people from other mostly Muslim groups have been held in camps in the north-western region, according to US and Australian rights groups, which accuse Chinese authorities of forcibly sterilising women and imposing forced labor.

China has repeatedly bridled at criticism of its treatment of the group.

Read more…https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/mar/29/un-in-talks-with-china-over-no-restrictions-visit-to-xinjiang

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