US ‘concerned’ after UN human rights chief visits China

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Washington (AFP) – The United States expressed concern on Saturday over China’s “efforts to restrict and manipulate” the UN human rights chief’s visit to the Xinjiang region where Beijing is accused of detaining over a million people in indoctrination camps. Michelle Bachelet’s long-planned trip this week took her to the far-western Xinjiang region, where the United States has labeled China’s detention of a million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities a “genocide.” “We are concerned the conditions Beijing authorities imposed on the visit did not enable a complete and independent assessment of t…

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