‘Awful abuses’: US denounces China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says ‘possibly millions’ of muslim minority are being held against their will in ‘re-education camps’

The United States has ​denounced China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two powers.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, voiced alarm after a United Nations report described the mass internment of Uighurs under the pretext of preventing extremism in the western Xinjiang region where the minority group is concentrated.

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‘Awful abuses’: US denounces China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says ‘possibly millions’ of muslim minority are being held against their will in ‘re-education camps’

The United States has ​denounced China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two powers.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, voiced alarm after a United Nations report described the mass internment of Uighurs under the pretext of preventing extremism in the western Xinjiang region where the minority group is concentrated.

Continue reading…

‘Awful abuses’: US denounces China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says ‘possibly millions’ of muslim minority are being held against their will in ‘re-education camps’

The United States has ​denounced China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two powers.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, voiced alarm after a United Nations report described the mass internment of Uighurs under the pretext of preventing extremism in the western Xinjiang region where the minority group is concentrated.

Continue reading…

‘Awful abuses’: US denounces China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says ‘possibly millions’ of muslim minority are being held against their will in ‘re-education camps’

The United States has ​denounced China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two powers.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, voiced alarm after a United Nations report described the mass internment of Uighurs under the pretext of preventing extremism in the western Xinjiang region where the minority group is concentrated.

Continue reading…

‘Awful abuses’: US denounces China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says ‘possibly millions’ of muslim minority are being held against their will in ‘re-education camps’

The United States has ​denounced China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two powers.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, voiced alarm after a United Nations report described the mass internment of Uighurs under the pretext of preventing extremism in the western Xinjiang region where the minority group is concentrated.

Continue reading…

‘Awful abuses’: US denounces China’s treatment of Uighurs

Mike Pompeo says ‘possibly millions’ of muslim minority are being held against their will in ‘re-education camps’

The United States has ​denounced China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslims in unusually strong terms, adding to a growing list of disputes in increasingly turbulent relations between the two powers.

The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, voiced alarm after a United Nations report described the mass internment of Uighurs under the pretext of preventing extremism in the western Xinjiang region where the minority group is concentrated.

Continue reading…

The needles and the damage done: the growers hurt by Australia’s strawberry saboteurs

The industry says the response from supermarkets and media has been ‘disproportionate to the level of risk’

The farms across the road had given up on the last weeks of the strawberry harvest, with row after row of plants left to ripen and turn brown. But Adrian and Mandy Schultz were still picking in the morning and packing in the afternoon, without knowing whether the fruits of their labour would reach the market shelves.

On Wednesday morning, they had almost filled three 44-gallon drums with nectarous bright red strawberries that would be thrown out or used for cattle feed. More had been dumped at the back of the property, near Wamuran in Queensland’s Moreton Bay hinterland.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director quits over potential conflict of interest

Margie McKenzie’s diving company was subcontracted to perform crown-of-thorns starfish removal work

A board director of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has resigned following reports of a potential conflict of interest over the allocation of publicly-funded contracts to control crown-of-thorns starfish.

Margie McKenzie told the environment minister, Melissa Price, of her plan to resign late last week over “perceived concerns of a conflict of interest”.

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