‘Credible case’ China carrying out genocide : worldnews

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EPA. There is a “Very credible case” that the Chinese government is carrying out the crime of genocide against the Uighur people, according to a formal legal opinion newly published in the UK. It concludes there is evidence of state-mandated behaviour showing an intent to destroy the largely Muslim minority in north-western China.

In great detail, the opinion sets out evidence of what it describes as the “Enslavement, torture, rape, enforced sterilisation and persecution” of the Uighurs.

It continues: “The fact that children are deprived of the opportunity to practise their Uighur culture, that they are sometimes given Han names, and that they are sometimes subject to adoption by Han ethnic families, all bolsters the evidence that their forced removal is carried out with the intention of destroying the Uighur population as an ethnic group as such.”

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