UNHRC Chief Michelle Bachelet is currently on a visit to occupied East Turkistan this week to investigate extensive evidence that Xi is orchestrating an ongoing genocide against ethnic minorities in the region, particularly the Uyghur people. Bachelet is a two-time socialist president of Chile who used her term to sign a free trade agreement with China and bring the South American country deep into Beijing’s economic orbit.

On Tuesday, as Bachelet was settling in for her visit, investigative scholar Adrian Zenz and the Victims of Communism Foundation released the “Xinjiang Police Files,” a massive data dump containing thousands of photos, government training manuals, and Communist Party official speeches about the genocide in East Turkistan.

Thousands of Uyghur and other ethnic minority concentration camp inmates are profiled in the documents. Local authorities repeatedly underline in speeches documented in the documents that Xi Jinping personally ordered an effort to “break the lineages” of Uyghurs.

Bachelet has yet to respond to the document dump, which was released alongside a peer-reviewed scholarly paper outlining how Zenz verified the information’s validity.

According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights spoke with Xi. And later came to a conclusion that China’s efforts in maintaining human rights are worth applauding.

According to the Chinese foreign ministry, Bachelet expressed appreciation to China for receiving her visit despite the [Chinese coronavirus] challenge, the first visit to China by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in 17 years. The ministry added, “She expressed admiration for China’s efforts and achievements in eliminating poverty, protecting human rights and realizing economic and social development, and commended China’s important role in upholding multilateralism, confronting global challenges such as climate change, and promoting sustainable development across the world.”

Meanwhile, the earlier reports from the US Department of State in its report claim that Chinese citizens are unable to practise their preferred religion or belief. They are afraid of being harassed, arrested, or retaliated against if they freely voice their beliefs or form or join groups of their choosing. Minority groups face mass arbitrary incarceration, Orwellian-style surveillance, political indoctrination, torture, forced abortions and sterilisation, as well as state-sponsored forced labour.

Since April 2017, the PRC has intensified its decades-long repressive policies in Xinjiang, interning over one million Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs and Kyrgyz, and members of religious minority groups in internment camps in a systematic effort to eradicate their ethnic and cultural identities, religious beliefs, and population growth. Countless publicly available stories of torture, rape, forced drug ingestion, sexual assault, and other horrendous abuses have been documented in these camps based on the experiences of people who have fled.

It was stated in its report of 3 September 2020, in Xinjiang, China, that the Chinese Communist Party is conducting a targeted campaign against Uyghur women, men, and children, as well as members of other Turkic Muslim minority groups. Coercive population control measures, forced labour, arbitrary incarceration in internment camps, torture, physical and sexual assault, mass surveillance, family separation, and repression of cultural and religious expression are all documented human rights violations.


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