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China promises to ‘fight’ against ‘anti-China’ critics alleging human rights violations

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An envoy from China’s Xinjiang province mentioned Thursday that Chinese language authorities are prepared for a “battle” with “anti-China” critics within the West and elsewhere over allegations of rights abuses within the anti-extremism marketing campaign in opposition to Uyghurs and different Muslim ethnic teams within the area.

Xinjiang authorities spokesman Xu Guixiang mentioned Chinese language authorities will not be afraid if “anti-China forces” try to make use of the continuing Human Rights Council assembly in Geneva to hunt higher scrutiny of the state of affairs in Xinjiang.

Xu has spoken repeatedly in protection of China’s insurance policies designed to battle violent extremism in Xinjiang. This week he’s heading a delegation in Geneva to take the message to the rights workplace and diplomats on the 47-member state council, of which each China and the USA are presently members.

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Some Western nations try to keep up worldwide scrutiny of the rights state of affairs by way of the council after the U.N. rights workplace issued a scathing new report final month that alleged “crimes in opposition to humanity” had taken place in Xinjiang in recent times. Such Western efforts might come by way of a draft decision or different steps on the council.

Xu Guixiang, director of the knowledge workplace of China’s Xinjiang province, pictured right here at a Human Rights Council assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, on Sept. 22, 2022, denies claims that China is committing human rights violations in opposition to minority teams similar to Uyghur Muslims.
(AP Picture/Jamey Keaten)

“If some forces within the worldwide group — and even anti-China forces — make so-called ‘Xinjiang-related motions’ or so-called ‘resolutions,’ we gained’t be afraid,” Xu mentioned. “We are going to take countermeasures resolutely and battle.”

Xu acknowledged, in a considerably uncommon admission: “After all, the human rights state of affairs in Xinjiang is in a technique of additional enhancing and making extra efforts,” earlier than including, “however there isn’t any such factor as the huge violation of human rights as claimed by the Xinjiang report.”

He mentioned China is searching for “trade, dialogue and cooperation” and hopes to “study from the helpful measures taken by different international locations on the earth” on human rights. However Xu additionally insisted unspecified “human rights disasters” perpetrated by Western international locations needs to be investigated, too.

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Within the waning minutes of her final day in workplace on Aug. 31, the workplace of Michelle Bachelet, the U.N. Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, issued a report accusing China of significant human rights violations in opposition to Uyghurs and different largely Muslim ethnic teams. It known as on the world group to offer “pressing consideration” to the state of affairs in Xinjiang.

Human rights teams have accused China of sweeping 1,000,000 or extra folks from the minority teams into detention camps the place many have mentioned they have been tortured, sexually assaulted, and compelled to desert their language and faith.

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