UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres lifted a predicament of an estimated 1 million Uighurs jailed in re-education camps in China during a new assembly with a country’s president, Xi Jinping.
U.N. orator Stephane Dujarric told reporters Monday a U.N. arch told a Chinese personality that “human rights contingency be entirely reputable in a quarrel opposite terrorism and in a impediment of aroused extremism.”
Criticism has grown over China’s internment of Uighurs as good as members of other primarily Muslim racial groups. Last week, Human Rights Watch executive executive Kenneth Roth wrote a oppressive op-ed accusing Guterres of being wordless on tellurian rights and unwell to pronounce out publicly on a predicament of a Uighurs.
Dujarric called Guterres’ discussions with Xi “very cordial” and “frank.”