Solidarity: “Report finds genocide against the Uyghurs”

One of our activists has written (in a personal capacity) for socialist newspaper Solidarity about the recent report that found the Chinese state responsible for acts of genocide against the Uyghur people:

new report tests the evidence of China’s persecution of the Uyghur people against the 1948 UN Genocide Convention.

Article II of the Genocide Convention defines genocide as: “any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: (a) Killing members of the group; (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; (d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; (e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.”

The report finds the Chinese state responsible for violating all five. [Read more]

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