China tells U.N. rights chief to respect its sovereignty after Xinjiang comments

New United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet attends the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Tuesday called for U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to respect its sovereignty, after she urged it to allow monitors into the restive far western region of Xinjiang and expressed concern about the situation there. China has said Xinjiang faces a serious threat from Islamist militants and separatists who plot […]

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