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European Parliament warns of China ‘genocide’ risk

SpaceWar.com reports: “There is a serious risk that Chinese authorities could perpetrate a ‘genocide’ against the Muslim minority in Xinjiang province, members of the European Parliament warned Thursday.

It was not the first time that members of the EU assembly in Strasbourg spoke out against crimes against the Uyghurs, but it comes as Washington is also sharpening its tone.

The MEPs urged EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen to follow the US lead in banning imports of Chinese products allegedly manufactured by forced labour.

The motion cited ‘credible evidence’ that forced sterilisation and the separation of Uyghur children from their parents ‘amount to crimes against humanity and represent a serious risk of genocide’.

The motion, passed with raised hands, is not binding on the Brussels authorities…”

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