Did China try to suppress the UN report on Xinjiang? | DW News

After waiting for almost a year, the United Nations Human Rights Office released the Xinjiang report on Wednesday, suggesting that China’s large-scale internment and treatment of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in western China may amount to “crimes against humanity.”

Human rights organizations have weighed in on the significance of this report, saying the findings expose the extent of harm that China has done to more than one million ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region. Others say the final results show why Beijing tried so hard to prevent the report from being released.

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