‘Based on lies’: China demands UN meeting on Uygurs be cancelled, claiming political bias

May 11, 2021 | INVESTING

China on Monday urged the United States, Germany and Britain to cancel an upcoming videoconference on Beijing’s crackdown on the Uygur Muslim minority, and called on other United Nations members not to attend the event.At least 1 million Uygurs and people from other mostly Muslim groups have been held in camps in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region, according to rights groups who accuse authorities of forcibly sterilising women and imposing forced labour.The videoconference, scheduled for…

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