Amnesty International Accuses China of Crimes Against Humanity in Xinjiang

HeadlineJun 11, 2021

Amnesty International has accused China of committing crimes against humanity for its mass imprisonment and torture of Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang province. Amnesty International Secretary General Agnès Callamard said, “The Chinese authorities have created a dystopian hellscape on a staggering scale.” China has long defended its policies in Xinjiang, saying they are needed to combat extremism.

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