Muslim minorities

UN rights envoy Michelle Bachelet defends controversial China visit

Michelle Bachelet's long-planned trip this week has taken her to the far-western region, where Beijing is accused of the detention of over a million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.

published on : 28th May 2022

China's Xinjiang crackdown under scrutiny ahead of UN rights chief visit

Hopes of a thorough investigation into rights abuses have given way to concern among rights advocates that the ruling Communist Party will use the visit to whitewash its alleged atrocities.

published on : 22nd May 2022