22 COUNTRIES URGE CHINA TO END MASS DETENTIONS

MORE THAN 20 COUNTRIES AT THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HAVE SIGNED A JOINT LETTER CRITICISING CHINA'S TREATMENT OF ETHNIC UIGHURS IN THE XINJIANG REGION.

JOHN FISHER, GENEVA DIRECTOR AT HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, SAID THE STATEMENT PUT PRESSURE ON CHINA TO STOP ITS HORRIFIC TREATMENT OF MUSLIMS IN XINJIANG.

John Fisher, Geneva director at Human Rights Watch, said the statement put pressure on China to stop "its horrific treatment of Muslims in Xinjiang."
However, the joint letter carries less diplomatic weight than a formal statement read out at the council, or a UN resolution submitted for a vote.

More than 20 countries at the UN Human Rights Council have signed a joint letter criticising China's treatment of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region. UN experts and rights groups say China is holding about one million...

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