The US government has declared that China’s repression of the Uighurs is ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against humanity.'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with just one day left of Donald Trump’s administration, attacked the Chinese government’s use of mass internment, forced sterilisation, and the forced labour of more than 1 million members of the Muslim minority.
The US has become the first country to use the terms to describe the human rights abuses in the country’s northwest Xinjiang region.
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