Lawmakers in the UNITED states would punish China for the persecution of uighurere

the House of Representatives requires sanctions against chinese officials for poor treatment of muslim minorities. With an overwhelming majority in the U.S. H

Lawmakers in the UNITED states would punish China for the persecution of uighurere

the House of Representatives requires sanctions against chinese officials for poor treatment of muslim minorities.

With an overwhelming majority in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that requires the president of the Donald Trumps of administration corresponds harder again on China's treatment of its muslim minority, the uighurs.

the Bill requires sanctions against high-ranking chinese officials, as a result of China's persecution of uighurs.

This writes the news agency Reuters.

With the votes 407 for and against will the bill likely to increase tensions between the UNITED states and China, even though the proposal is still several steps away from to result in an actual law.

the Proposal is therefore still to be approved in the Senate and then sent to The White House, where president Trump can either sign it or veto it.

In a swift response to Tuesday's vote in the House of Representatives calls on China's ministry of foreign affairs the UNITED states to block the bill and "correct his mistakes".

According to the ministry, is the western Xinjiang province of "an internal matter".

In October revealed the leaked documents, according to several british media, the chinese regime systematically hjernevasker hundreds of thousands of muslims in the so-called re-education camps.

It is estimated that up to one million uighur muslims are being held in the camps. Camps have been established in the Xinjiang province over the past three years.

Chinese authorities have so far maintained that there are being offered voluntary training and training in the camps.

the Camps should, according to the controlled counteracting religious extremism and terrorist activity.

Official documents, which, among others, the BBC and The Guardian have seen, however, reveal how the muslims are being indoctrinated and tortured.

the Documents were in October leaked to The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which consists of 17 media.

the Documents include an instruction from the Communist party to leaders of the camps.

Here it appears, among other things, that the camps should serve as prisons. It includes strict discipline and punishment.

According to the instruction to the inmates first released, when they can prove that they have changed their behaviour and beliefs.

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Updated Date: 04 December 2019, 06:00

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