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Lithuania joins group of countries condemning Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs

Monday, July 22, 2019

Lithuania has joined a group of countries condemning China’s treatment of the Uighur ethnic minority in the Xinjiang region as the issue divides EU members states. A letter to the top UN human rights officer was signed by 22 countries, including 15 out of 28 EU member states, as well as Norway, Switzerland, Japan, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the decision to condemn China…