November 28, 2019
China’s Foreign Ministry accused human rights activists in America of having “no conscience” for condemning Beijing’s use of concentration camps to commit genocide against Uyghur, Kazakh, and other Muslim ethnic minorities in western Xinjiang province on Wednesday.
Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang responded with outrage to remarks by American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo applauding the leak of authentic documents from the Xinjiang concentration camps, believed to total upwards of 1,000 facilities, and expressing hope that the rest of the world will now join America in demanding an end to genocidal practices by the Communist Party.
President Donald Trump’s administration has exposed human rights abuses in China and demanded an end to genocide against Uyghurs since the release of the State Department Human Rights Report for 2017. China has insisted there is no evidence for the existence of concentration camps and claimed the extensive satellite evidence of their construction actually shows “vocational training” institutions.
“Apparently, certain people in the U.S. don’t lack access for more information. They just have no conscience or courage to admit the truth,” Geng said in response to Pompeo’s remarks on Tuesday. According to the Global Times, a Chinese government propaganda outlet, Geng accused Pompeo of a “malicious attempt of using Xinjiang issues to interfere with China’s domestic affairs.”
This article was posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 3:37 am