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Report: China’s treatment of Uighurs breaches every provision of U.N. genocide convention

Report: China’s treatment of Uighurs breaches every provision of U.N. genocide convention

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March 9 (UPI) -- China's treatment of its Uighur population violates each provision of the United Nations' genocide convention, according to a damning new report published Tuesday by dozens of international law, genocide and Chinese ethnic policies experts. The report, published by the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy, is the first independent legal analysis comparing the United Nations' convention on genocide to the claims of human rights abuses committed by China against its Muslim minority Uighur population in northwestern Xinjiang region. Advertisement "This report concludes that the People's Republic of China bears State responsibility for committing genocide against the Uighurs in breach of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide based...