You we Ban on entry of government officials China Uighurs are victims of genocide, according to Americans – for their involvement in the repression of ethnic or religious minorities, especially Muslim Uighurs.
In the statement, the head of US diplomacy, Antony Blinken, announced the imposition of visa restrictions on officials of the People’s Republic of America. China Are suspected of being responsible for or involved in policies or measures aimed at suppressing religious or spiritual leaders, members of ethnic minority groups, dissidents, human rights defenders, journalists, trade unions, civil society activists and peaceful protesters. China or abroad.
This photo taken on April 21, 2021 shows smoke and steam rising from towers at the coal-fired Urumqi Thermal Power Plant in Urumqi, in western China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. – Photo: Mark Schiffelbein / AP
The US government did not specify the number of people affected by the measure, nor their identity or rank. The note also did not specify what prompted the repressive measures.
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Blinken said in his statement that there are attempts to “harass, threaten, monitor and kidnap” people belonging to Chinese ethnic or religious minorities, “including US citizens seeking refuge abroad and defending these vulnerable populations.”
The secretary of state called on the Chinese government to “stop” trying to “silence American Uighur activists” by denying an exit permit from the country requested by their relatives. China,
the government of China Denies the allegations.
The accusers say minority Chinese are sent to political re-education camps – more than a million Uighurs, a Muslim minority living in Xinjiang in the country’s northwest, have been sent to these camps, where they are forced to live. forced labor.
“We call on the Chinese government to end its genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, its repressive policies in Tibet, its turn against fundamental freedoms in Hong Kong and the violation of human rights, and especially religious freedom. Huh.” country”, Blinken concluded.