China’s CCP counters Uighur criticism with explicit attacks on women witnesses…

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin holds pictures while speaking during a news conference in Beijing, China February 23, 2021, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

As allegations of human rights violations in Xinjiang mount, with a growing number of Western lawmakers accusing China of genocide, Beijing is focusing on discrediting the female Uighur witnesses behind recent reports of abuse.

Chinese officials have named women, disclosed what they say is private medical data and information on the women’s fertility, and accused some of having affairs and one of having a sexually transmitted disease. The officials said the information was evidence of bad character, invalidating the women’s accounts of abuse in Xinjiang.

Full Story: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/china-counters-uighur-criticism-with-explicit-attacks

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