US Leads Condemnation of China's Treatment of Muslims
US Leads Condemnation
of China's Treatment of Muslims.
More than 30 countries
condemned China's “horrific
campaign of repression” against
the ethnic Muslim population in Xinjiang.
The statements occurred
at a sideline event during
According to the U.N.,
China has detained more than
one million ethnic Uighurs and other
Muslims in "vocational training centers.".
Numerous reports have
emerged from the region detailing
torture and inhumane conditions.
History will judge the international community for how we respond to this attack on human rights and fundamental freedoms, John Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of State, via Reuters.
China called the statements
"slander and defamation." .
The country contends that
what is happening in Xinjiang
has to do with terrorism and
warding off separatism.
In light of ongoing trade negotiations
with Beijing, President Donald Trump
remains cautious about calling out
human rights violations in China.
He did touch on religious freedoms
in his U.N.
Speech on Wednesday.
Americans will never ... tire in our effort to promote freedom of worship and religion.
We want and support religious liberty for all, President Trump, U.N.
Speech, via Reuters.
Negotiations for full U.N.
Access to China's "vocational
training centers" remain ongoing