xi jinping defends china’s human rights record
China – Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, defended China’s human rights journal to the leading UN human rights official on Wednesday.
According to an official report from state broadcaster CCTV, Xi assured Michelle Bachelet (UN human rights chief) in a video conversation that –
Bachelet is in China for a six-day visit that includes trips in Xinjiang, a remote north west province where the Chinese government is convicted of human rights violations and extermination against Uyghurs and other ethnic groups.
The US and other nations have condemned her trip, believing that China will control who she may speak to, stage her tour, and exploit it for political purposes.