US Shines a Spotlight on Xinjiang Genocide in Atrocities Prevention ReportEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The U.S. Department of State drew attention to Beijing’s ongoing “genocide and crimes against humanity” in China’s far-western Xinjiang region in an annual congressional report released on Monday. The 2021 report on genocide and atrocities prevention highlights the Chinese regime as a “Country of Particular Concern” for the “genocide and crimes against humanity against Uyghurs, who are predominantly Muslim, and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang.” “The crimes against humanity include imprisonment, torture, enforced sterilization, and persecution,” said the report. The 2021 Congressional Report Pursuant to the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act was released by Secretary of State Antony Blinken. For the first time, this year’s report detailed six specific countries where the genocide occurred, including Burma, Ethiopia, China, and Syria. “We believe it’s important … to put a spotlight on these activities. That’s one of the best ways from preventing them from happening again in …Read More

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