China’s Uygur policy, human rights defended by Wang Yi during Africa trip, amid latest US call for sanctions

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China’s Uygur policy, human rights defended by Wang Yi during Africa trip, amid latest US call for sanctions

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi used an address during his African trip, which started this week, to defend Beijing’s mass detention and re-education of Muslims in western China as anti-terrorism efforts, saying the measures were “totally legal, as they are widely recognised as preventive steps”.Speaking in Cairo on Wednesday, Wang said China had responded to a United Nations’ call to use development, education and other resources to curb extremist religious thought.Beijing’s policies “echoed”…

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