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Xinjiang: Genocide

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 117817, tabled on 3 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 31 January 2022 to Question 112594 on Xinjiang: Genocide, whether her Department has seen and examined the evidence used by the (a) American Government, (b) Canadian Parliament, (c) Lithuanian Parliament and (d) Dutch Parliament to declare that genocide is taking place in Xinjiang.

Answered on

8 February 2022

The FCDO continues to monitor the situation in Xinjiang closely. This includes regular discussion and sharing of analysis with our international partners, in addition to our own monitoring of open source research, extensive commissioning and funding of research from relevant international experts, and diplomatic reporting from our Embassy in Beijing and the wider FCDO network. This evidence and analysis underpins our robust diplomatic action and domestic policy response.

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