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Muslim nations defend China as it cracks down on Muslims

Muslim nations defend China as it cracks down on Muslims
Wednesday 17
22:0 2019

Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Last week, 22 mostly Western countries launched the world's first major collective challenge to China's crackdown on Uyghur Muslims and other minorities. In a joint statement to the High Commissioner of the United Nations' Human Rights Council, the nations criticized Beijing for what they described as "disturbing reports of large-scale arbitrary detentions" and "widespread surveillance and restrictions." A day later, 37 other countries jumped to Beijing's defense , with their own letter praising China's human rights record, and dismissing the reported detention of up to two million Muslims in western China's Xinjiang region. Nearly half of the ...

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Summary: Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Last week, 22 mostly Western countries launched the world's first major collective challenge to China's crackdown on Uyghur Muslims and other minorities. In a joint statement to the High Commissioner of the United Nations' Human Rights Council, the nations criticized Beijing for what they described as "disturbing ...

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