World news – China condemns Canada’s request to have the Uyghur genocide addressed


BEIJING (Reuters) – China said Tuesday it condemned and rejected Canada’s parliament and passed a non-binding motion that China’s treatment of Uyghurs is genocide.

China has submitted strict representations to Canada, the said Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin in a regular briefing.

The Canadian parliament passed a non-binding motion on Monday that China’s treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region constitutes genocide and the government of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau under There is pressure to follow suit.