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China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang human rights event, warns of more confrontation
  • China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event next week on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang.
  • The event was planned by by Germany, the United States and Britain
  • “It is a politically-motivated event,” China’s U.N. mission wrote in the note. “We request your mission NOT to participate in this anti-China event.”
  • “They are obsessed with provoking confrontation with China,” the note said, adding that “the provocative event can only lead to more confrontation.”

This photo taken on June 4, 2019 shows the Chinese flag flying over the Juma mosque in the restored old city area of Kashgar, in China’s western Xinjiang region.
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China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United States and Britain on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang, according to a note seen by Reuters on Friday.
“It is a politically-motivated event,” China’s U.N. mission wrote in the note, dated Thursday. “We request your mission NOT to participate in this anti-China event.”

China charged that the organizers of the event, which also include several other European states along with Australia and Canada, use “human rights issues as a political tool to interfere in China’s internal affairs like Xinjiang, to create division and turbulence and disrupt China’s development.”
“They are obsessed with provoking confrontation with China,” the note said, adding that “the provocative event can only lead to more confrontation.”
The Chinese mission to the United Nations confirmed the note and China’s opposition to the event.
The ambassadors of the United States, Germany and Britain are due to address the virtual U.N. event on Wednesday, along with Human Rights Watch Executive Director Ken Roth and Amnesty International Secretary General Agnes Callamard.
The aim of the event is to “discuss how the U.N. system, member states and civil society can support and advocate for the human rights of members of ethnic Turkic communities in Xinjiang,” according to an invitation.

Western states and rights groups have accused authorities in Xinjiang of detaining and torturing Uyghurs in camps, which the United States has described as genocide. In January, Washington banned the import of cotton and tomato products from Xinjiang over allegations of forced labor.
Beijing denies the accusations and describes the camps as vocational training centers to combat religious extremism.
“Beijing has been trying for years to bully governments into silence but that strategy has failed miserably, as more and states step forward to voice horror and revulsion at China’s crimes against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims,” Human Rights Watch U.N. director Louis Charbonneau said on Friday.


 

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China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang human rights event, warns of more confrontation
  • China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event next week on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang.
  • The event was planned by by Germany, the United States and Britain
  • “It is a politically-motivated event,” China’s U.N. mission wrote in the note. “We request your mission NOT to participate in this anti-China event.”
  • “They are obsessed with provoking confrontation with China,” the note said, adding that “the provocative event can only lead to more confrontation.”

This photo taken on June 4, 2019 shows the Chinese flag flying over the Juma mosque in the restored old city area of Kashgar, in China’s western Xinjiang region.
Greg Baker | AFP | Getty Images
China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United States and Britain on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang, according to a note seen by Reuters on Friday.
“It is a politically-motivated event,” China’s U.N. mission wrote in the note, dated Thursday. “We request your mission NOT to participate in this anti-China event.”

China charged that the organizers of the event, which also include several other European states along with Australia and Canada, use “human rights issues as a political tool to interfere in China’s internal affairs like Xinjiang, to create division and turbulence and disrupt China’s development.”
“They are obsessed with provoking confrontation with China,” the note said, adding that “the provocative event can only lead to more confrontation.”
The Chinese mission to the United Nations confirmed the note and China’s opposition to the event.
The ambassadors of the United States, Germany and Britain are due to address the virtual U.N. event on Wednesday, along with Human Rights Watch Executive Director Ken Roth and Amnesty International Secretary General Agnes Callamard.
The aim of the event is to “discuss how the U.N. system, member states and civil society can support and advocate for the human rights of members of ethnic Turkic communities in Xinjiang,” according to an invitation.

Western states and rights groups have accused authorities in Xinjiang of detaining and torturing Uyghurs in camps, which the United States has described as genocide. In January, Washington banned the import of cotton and tomato products from Xinjiang over allegations of forced labor.
Beijing denies the accusations and describes the camps as vocational training centers to combat religious extremism.
“Beijing has been trying for years to bully governments into silence but that strategy has failed miserably, as more and states step forward to voice horror and revulsion at China’s crimes against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims,” Human Rights Watch U.N. director Louis Charbonneau said on Friday.


bhakts are mad :rofl: :rofl:
 

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Because they know they're guilty.
You mean you? This is not global times news or CGTN.... If you want to claim! :enjoy:


“Now, every morning on the way to their gardens, Benny and his mother and aunties would be stopped and checked by Indonesian soldiers. Often the soldiers would force the women to wash themselves in the river before brutally raping them in front of their children. Many young women, including three of Benny’s aunties, died in the jungle from the trauma and injuries inflicted during these attacks, which often involved genital mutilation. Every day Papuan women had to report to the military post to provide food from their gardens, and to clean and cook for the soldiers. Violence, racism and enforced subservience became part of daily routine.” [emphasis added]

Who is the soldiers? TNI Indonesian soldiers....
 

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Look at the countries UK, Germany and USA. Such a bleeding heart they have for Muslims :cry: but wait what happens to this same heart when it comes to Muslims of Palestine? Suddenly all the bleeding stops. What about Kashmiris who have been bearing the brunt of Indian atrocities and oppression for 70 plus years.
No doubt this is politically motivated with an agenda, UN members would be wise to stay away.
 

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You mean you? This is not global times news or CGTN.... If you want to claim! :enjoy:


“Now, every morning on the way to their gardens, Benny and his mother and aunties would be stopped and checked by Indonesian soldiers. Often the soldiers would force the women to wash themselves in the river before brutally raping them in front of their children. Many young women, including three of Benny’s aunties, died in the jungle from the trauma and injuries inflicted during these attacks, which often involved genital mutilation. Every day Papuan women had to report to the military post to provide food from their gardens, and to clean and cook for the soldiers. Violence, racism and enforced subservience became part of daily routine.” [emphasis added]

Who is the soldiers? TNI Indonesian soldiers....
Nice try at whataboutism. The topic is Xinjiang & china's treatment of the uighur.
Look at the countries UK, Germany and USA. Such a bleeding heart they have for Muslims :cry: but wait what happens to this same heart when it comes to Muslims of Palestine? Suddenly all the bleeding stops. What about Kashmiris who have been bearing the brunt of Indian atrocities and oppression for 70 plus years.
No doubt this is politically motivated with an agenda, UN members would be wise to stay away.
So that mean we should throw the Uighurs off the bus for the palestinian & kashmri. Is that your suggestion here?
 

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I used back your own words!

Becos you know you are guilty! :enjoy:
YeAH... Sure whatever.

Now let's continue talking about Uighur then.

My suggestion is to quit cheerleading and call out the hypocrisy of the West.

That's literally half the thing I do, but you won't extends it to chinese for some reasons.
 

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YeAH... Sure whatever.

Now let's continue talking about Uighur then.




That's literally half the thing I do, but you won't extends it to chinese for some reasons.
See what your good so called allies american wrote for you and you claim they are your allies? :rofl:





BANGKOK — It has been 59 years since separatists within the Indonesian territory of West Papua raised their crimson, white and blue flag and declared independence. The area has been in battle ever since.
This month, the United Nations Human Rights Office referred to as on all sides to cut back escalating violence within the territory, which has included the current killings of activists, church employees and members of Indonesian safety forces.
At the identical time, a insurgent chief dwelling abroad introduced that he had been elected interim president of the embattled area in hopes of unifying the motion in search of independence from Indonesia, referred to as the Free Papua Movement.


Benny Wenda, who escaped from an Indonesian jail 18 years in the past and later acquired political asylum in Britain, declared himself head of West Papua’s first government-in-exile on Dec. 1, the anniversary of the independence declaration. Already, one armed group in West Papua has mentioned it doesn’t acknowledge his authority.
Mr. Wenda claimed he was elected by a clandestine congress that met in secret. He mentioned Papuans are victims of a slow-moving genocide that won’t finish till the territory beneficial properties its freedom from Indonesia.
“Our independent nation was stolen in 1963 by the Indonesian government,” he mentioned by telephone from Oxford. “We are taking another step toward reclaiming our legal and moral rights.”
Indonesia has no intention of granting independence to the 2 provinces that make up West Papua. The nation’s minister for political, authorized and safety affairs, Mohammad Mahfud MD, rejected the concept Mr. Wenda might ever signify the Papuan individuals.
“He’s a rebel. He’s an outsider,” the minister informed reporters. “He is stateless. In England he is a guest. In Indonesia his citizenship has been revoked. So how does he lead a country?”


Indigenous individuals underneath strain.

The ongoing battle in West Papua has largely been missed by the surface world. In current years, the federal government has restricted entry by overseas journalists, researchers and United Nations rights officers.
West Papua can also be some of the remoted and undeveloped elements of the world. Home to about 4 million individuals, it takes up the western half of New Guinea — the world’s second-biggest island after Greenland — and is break up into two massive provinces, confusingly named Papua and West Papua. The island’s jap half is occupied by the nation of Papua New Guinea.
The individuals of West Papua are divided into greater than 250 tribes with greater than 400 languages. Demographic knowledge is scarce, however a gradual inflow of migrants from different islands signifies that Indigenous Papuans are probably now outnumbered.
Native Papuans have darkish pores and skin and curly hair and often face racism and discrimination. Violent clashes erupted final 12 months after stories emerged of the police insulting college students with racist slurs.
Commerce in cities and cities is dominated by non-Papuans whereas many Indigenous Papuans eke out a subsistence dwelling within the area’s highlands, the place many villages are accessible solely on foot. The Indigenous individuals have among the many nation’s lowest life expectations and toddler mortality is excessive.
Mr. Mahfud, the safety affairs minister, acknowledged that the federal government had not accomplished sufficient to assist Indigenous Papuans and that corrupt native officers had siphoned off money earmarked for Indigenous communities.
“We have prepared a presidential decree that is now being studied so that development in Papua can truly be felt by the people,” he mentioned. “The budget for Papua is huge, but it is corrupted by the elites there so it does not reach the people.”

Annexed by Indonesia, separatists dream of independence.

Separatists have waged a low-key insurgency for many years in a quest for self-rule. Calling for independence in West Papua is taken into account treason underneath Indonesian legislation, and elevating the independence flag can convey a jail sentence of as much as 15 years.
Two years after Papuans declared independence in 1961, Indonesia despatched troops to occupy the previous Dutch territory, and has maintained a navy presence ever since. In 1969, in a vote regarded by many Papuans as rigged, Indonesia rounded up a thousand tribal leaders and held them till they agreed to hitch Indonesia.
The outcome was referred to as “The Act of Free Choice,” and, after ratification by the United Nations, grew to become Indonesia’s authorized basis for controlling West Papua. Many Papuans see their area as occupied and would love a real referendum to determine its standing.
“Most Papuans want to be free,” mentioned Veronica Koman, an Indonesian human rights legal professional and activist primarily based in Australia. “They want independence from Indonesia. They want a referendum. It is fair for everyone.”
The Indonesian authorities adamantly opposes holding a vote.
“The referendum was in November 1969,” Mr. Mahfud mentioned. “It was ratified by the U.N. General Assembly that Papua is a legitimate part of Indonesia. Therefore, there will be no more. It is impossible for the U.N. to make a decision twice on the same matter.”
A land wealthy in pure sources.
West Papua is wealthy in pure sources, giving Indonesia a powerful incentive to not let it go. As outsiders come to the province to assist exploit its sources, Native Papuans complain of a scarcity of jobs and alternative.
The mountainous island, which lies north of Australia, has the world’s second-largest rainforest after the Amazon and is wealthy in biodiversity, with plant and animal species that stay unknown to the surface world.
Indonesia has harvested West Papua’s wealth in minerals, pure fuel and timber with the assistance of overseas corporations. The American mining firm Freeport-McMoRan extracted gold and copper for many years from the large Grasberg mine. An worldwide consortium led by BP operates the large Tangguh pure fuel subject.
Other corporations are logging massive swaths of pristine forest and changing them with profitable palm oil plantations. West Papua’s forests, house to a number of the nation’s rarest birds, are additionally prime looking grounds for unlawful poachers. A chook of paradise can fetch as a lot as $1,500 on the black market in Jakarta.
In the approaching years, wilderness areas will probably be opened up much more by a 2,700-mile trans-Papuan freeway now underneath building, accelerating the extraction of sources, each authorized and unlawful.
Escalating violence as extra troops arrive.
Violence has been escalating since December 2018, when 19 migrant laborers engaged on the Trans-Papua Highway have been killed by Papuan rebels.
The authorities has deployed rising numbers of troopers and law enforcement officials in West Papua, however the complete quantity stationed there stays labeled.
“We urge the government of Indonesia to uphold people’s rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association in line with its international obligations,” said Ravina Shamdasani, a spokeswoman for the United Nations Human Rights Office in Geneva.
Amnesty International has recognized 38 prisoners of conscience in West Papua, greater than the remainder of Indonesia mixed. The group says most are charged with treason for the peaceable and bonafide expression of their views.
Another human rights group, Human Rights and Peace in Papua, said last week that as many 60,000 Papuans had been displaced by current preventing.
Faced with such situations, Ms. Koman, the activist, mentioned determined younger individuals have joined insurgent teams within the jungle. “This vicious cycle of violence needs to be stopped to save the young generation of Papuans,” she mentioned. “They will end up in jail or fighting and sacrificing their lives.”
Papua’s independence motion has lengthy been fragmented and it’s unclear how a lot assist Mr. Wenda has for his declare to be president.
Six years in the past, three factions united behind Mr. Wenda to type the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, and Mr. Wenda says he has their backing. But one armed group, the National Liberation Army of West Papua-Free Papua Organization, issued an announcement rejecting his declare, saying he’s a resident of Britain who doesn’t have the bulk assist of Papuans.
As president of an impartial Papua, Mr. Wenda mentioned, he would defend the rights of Indigenous Papuans and halt environmental destruction.
“Our rights have been violated under international law,” he mentioned. “Indonesia destroys not only my people but our forests and our mountains.”
Muktita Suhartono contributed reporting.
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When taking about aid you don't look that you are taking it from western countries be it defense equipments,vaccines and too many other things.
You guys are the last on the planet to talk about aid considering what a hell hole India is lately and the worlds aid isnt enough for a country who was bragging about saving the world not too long ago.
As for us we dont neither do we interfere, its the other way round. For e.g West can make fun of our religion and mock our Prophet (PBUH) but when we retaliate and criticize citing example of holocaust, all the sudden their fragile ego is hurt and they start threatening.
And for your poor information Pakistan isnt getting any defense related aid from any of the western country.
That's literally half the thing I do, but you won't extends it to chinese for some reasons
I had no problem extending it to the Chinese had the territories in question disputed? Are they?
The West has no problem with genocide happening on disputed territories of Palestine and Kashmir and yet have a bleeding heart for China's internal problems? If this isnt political motivated and hypocrisy at best than what is?
 

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You guys are the last on the planet to talk about aid considering what a hell hole India is lately and the worlds aid isnt enough for a country who was bragging about saving the world not too long ago.
As for us we dont neither do we interfere, its the other way round. For e.g West can make fun of our religion and mock our Prophet (PBUH) but when we retaliate and criticize citing example of holocaust, all the sudden their fragile ego is hurt and they start threatening.
And for your poor information Pakistan isnt getting any defense related aid from any of the western country.
China tortured a guy for just having a beard in xinjiang.

At this point you are not even following your own rule.
 

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