New Zealand draws back from calling Chinese abuses of Uyghurs genocide

New Zealand draws back from calling Chinese abuses of Uyghurs genocide

The Guardian

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Parliament will not debate motion and will instead discuss rights abuses in more general terms

New Zealand’s parliament will not debate a motion that would label the abuses of the Uyghur people in Xinjiang, China, as acts of genocide.

Parliament opted instead on Tuesday to water down the language, and discuss concerns about human rights abuses in the region in more general terms.

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