China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims in labor camps amounts to ‘genocide’ and ‘crimes against humanity,’ Pompeo says

Outgoing US Secretary

Outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has used his last full day in office to accuse China of genocide and crimes against humanity over its alleged abuses of Uighur Muslims in its northwestern Xinjiang region.

“The PRC [People’s Republic of China] under the direction and control of the CCP [Chinese Communist Party], has committed genocide against the predominantly Muslim Uighurs,” Pompeo said in a strongly worded statement on Tuesday.

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