Posted inSinoBeat

China denies internment of 1 million Muslims after UN expert calls Xinjiang a ‘no rights zone’

China vehemently denied Monday allegations that one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in internment camps, insisting all ethnic groups in the country are treated equally. A Chinese official told a UN human rights committee in Geneva that tough security measures in China’s far-west Xinjiang region were necessary to combat extremism and terrorism, […]