U.N. Human Rights Council

China Scolds U.S. for Racism at U.N. Human Rights Council

China urged the U.S. to “root out systematic racism” at the U.N. on Monday. Beijing’s exhortation comes amid mounting evidence that the Communist Party has imprisoned as many as 3 million ethnic minorities in concentration camps in an effort to erase them from society.

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, leads other Chinese leaders attending the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing, China on Oct. …

China Accuses U.S. of Human Rights Abuses at U.N.

China, which has built concentration camps holding as many as up to 3 million Muslims in the past five years, demanded at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday that America do more to fight “systematic racism, racial discrimination, white supremacy, religious intolerance, and xenophobia.”

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on June 4, 2019 shows the Chinese flag behind razor wire at a housing compound in Yangisar, south of Kashgar, in China's western Xinjiang region. - A recurrence of the Urumqi riots which left nearly 200 people dead a decade ago is hard to imagine …

U.N. to Examine ‘Systemic’ U.S. Racism and Police Brutality

The main U.N. human rights body agreed Monday to a request from African countries to urgently debate alleged “systemic” U.S. racism and police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd, the black man killed while in police custody in Minneapolis on Memorial Day.

The president of the Human Rights Council, Austrian Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger, wearing a protective face mask is seen during the resuming of a UN Human Rights Council session after it interruption in March over the coronavirus pandemic on June 15, 2020 in Geneva. - The UN's top rights body Monday …

China Slams Australian TV for ‘Cold-Blooded’ Coverage of Xinjiang Camps

China’s state-run media sputtered with outrage over Monday’s installment of the Australian television program Four Corners, which looked at the massive re-education camps China has established in Xinjiang province to hold a sizable portion of its Muslim population. China slammed the report as “deplorable” and “cold-blooded,” by which it meant the Australian team overlooked all the wonderful things Beijing is doing for the Uighur people.

Sadam Abdusalam holds up a photo of his Uighur wife Nadila Wumaier and their baby son Lutifeier at a restaurent in Sydney's western suburbs on July 17, 2019. - Australia's government on July 17 called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, …

Hong Kong Pop Star Asks U.N. to Expel China from Human Rights Council

Hong Kong pop singer, actress, and political activist Denise Ho Wan-see gave a speech to the United Nations on Monday in which she accused China of violating its commitments to Hong Kong’s autonomy and asked the U.N. to remove China from its Human Rights Council. Chinese diplomats interrupted her two-minute speech twice.

Pro-democracy Hong Kong singer Denise Ho attends the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on July 8, 2019. - The United Nations should convene an urgent session to discuss the crisis in Hong Kong, says singer and protest activist Denise Ho. Ho is in Geneva to adress the United …