U.N. religious freedom expert seeks visit to China’s Xinjiang

FILE PHOTO: Residents perform for reporters and government officials during a government organised visit to the Hotan county vocational educational training centre in Hotan county, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, January 5, 2019. Picture taken January 5, 2019. REUTERS/Ben Blanchard/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations investigator on religious freedom said on Tuesday he has asked China to let him visit its Xinjiang region where some 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are in facilities activists call mass detention camps. Facing growing international opprobrium for what it calls re-education and training centers, China has […]

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