UN rights chief criticised after China visit | Human Rights

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Activists accuse the UN human rights chief of failing to press China on alleged human rights abuses throughout a uncommon journey.

Activists have accused United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet of failing to press China about alleged human rights abuses, throughout a uncommon journey.

Throughout her six days there, Bachelet went to the Xinjiang area the place america says genocide is being dedicated towards Uighur Muslims.

China denies this, regardless of mounting proof.

So what, if something, might Bachelet’s journey imply for human rights in China?

Presenter: Kim Vinnell


Rushan Abbas – Govt Director of Marketing campaign for Uyghurs.

Einar Tangen – Senior Worldwide Fellow on the Taihe Institute who specialises in China affairs.

Sophie Richardson – China Director at Human Rights Watch.

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