Canada weighs calling China’s treatment of Uygurs a genocide

//Canada weighs calling China’s treatment of Uygurs a genocide

Canada weighs calling China’s treatment of Uygurs a genocide

Canada and other nations are considering labelling China’s treatment of its Uygur minority a genocide, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.This comes after Donald Trump’s outgoing administration last month said Beijing’s incarceration of mostly Muslim minorities in its far western Xinjiang region amounted to genocide and crimes against humanity.“It’s a word that is extremely loaded and is certainly something that we should be looking at in the case of the Uygurs,” Trudeau told a news…

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