The international human rights organisation Amnesty International has said that the international community, including the United Nations, is reluctant to take concrete measures on the issue of human rights violations in China’s Xinjiang province.
According to the news agency AFP, Amnesty International expressed regret. That the reaction of the international community is very inadequate. Even a year after the release of a surprising report by the United Nations on the discrimination. Against the Muslim minority and human rights violations in Xinjiang. Is.
On the one-year anniversary of the release of the report. Amnesty says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Walker Truck has failed to hold the Chinese government accountable for abuses. While previous chief Michel Bachelet also delayed the release of the report. Who was
According to Amnesty International, under pressure from Beijing, Michel Bachelet delayed the release of a report on human rights abuses with minutes remaining in his term.
The report was highly critical of Beijing, highlighting widespread torture, arbitrary detention, and violations of religious and reproductive rights.
The report vindicated long-held allegations that Beijing is detaining more than one million Uighurs. And other Muslims and forcibly sterilising women, a potential crime against humanity.
The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Walker Truk, promised to personally take up the matter with the Chinese authorities.
However, in Amnesty’s view, the Walker Truck did not take the kind of concrete steps. That were necessary to promote justice, truth, and reparation for the victims.
Sarah Brooks, Amnesty’s deputy regional director for China, says: “We need national and international officials, including human rights officials such as the High Commissioner, to use all resources to challenge China’s repressive policies. Make a meaningful effort to bring about change.’
He said that the United Nations report released a year ago should be implement.
In a shocking report on August 31, 2022, the United Nations said that allegations of torture in China’s western province of Xinjiang have been confirm.
The report said that “serious human rights violations have been committed in the Uyghur Autonomous Region in the context of the government’s implementation of the anti-terrorism and anti-extremism strategy.”
Concerns were also raised about the treatment of people held in China’s ‘vocational education and training centres’.