US declares China's repression of Uighurs 'genocide'
Humeyra Pamuk, Reuters
Posted at Jan 20 03:05 AM
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has determined that China has committed "genocide and crimes against humanity" in its repression of Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang region, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, delivering an embarrassing blow to Beijing a day before US President-elect Joe Biden is to take office.
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