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China: Uyghurs

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 93670, tabled on 22 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the treatment of Uyghur children in special orphanages for Uyghur children in China.

Answered on

25 September 2020

We are deeply concerned by reports of the mistreatment of Uyghur children in China, including reports of children being forcibly separated from their parents and placed in state run institutions. These reports add to the growing body of evidence about serious and widespread human rights violations taking place in Xinjiang. We continue to raise our concerns at the UN, and directly with China.

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