Uyghurs

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US ban on cotton from forced Uyghur labour comes into force
Fashion industry told to avoid cotton from Xinjiang, which accounts for 84% of China’s exports of the product

Fleur Britten

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UN human rights chief could not speak to detained Uyghurs or families during Xinjiang visit
Michelle Bachelet says she was supervised by China officials throughout six-day visit that critics have called a propaganda coup for Beijing

Helen Davidson in Taipei

16, Jun, 2022 @5:23 AM

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UN human rights chief to forgo second term amid China trip criticism
Michelle Bachelet, strongly criticised over Xinjiang visit, cites personal reasons for decision

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Fury at UN human rights chief over ‘whitewash’ of Uyghur repression
Open letter signed by academics in wake of Michelle Bachelet’s China visit demands release of UN report on human rights abuses

Helen Davidson in Taipei and agencies

09, Jun, 2022 @5:24 AM

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West demands publication of UN’s long-awaited Xinjiang report
Michelle Bachelet’s report on alleged rights abuses in China’s Uyghur region remains under wraps despite recent six-day tour

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

01, Jun, 2022 @11:05 PM

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The Guardian view on the UN in Xinjiang: a grave error | Editorial
Editorial: The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, failed to adequately address terrible abuses in the region

Editorial

31, May, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Bachelet’s Xinjiang visit is emblematic of the growing divide between China and the west
Analysis: It is a worrying sign that, amid the talk of a ‘new cold war’, even the UN is unable to help bridge the divide

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

31, May, 2022 @12:52 AM

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Blinken criticises Chinese ‘manipulation’ of high-profile UN visit to Xinjiang
US secretary of state says conditions imposed on Michelle Bachelet prevented independent assessment of abuses against Uyghurs, including genocide

Helen Davidson in Taipei

29, May, 2022 @3:37 AM

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Xi Jinping defends China’s human rights record to visiting UN commissioner
Leader warns against using issue as ‘excuse to interfere in internal affairs of other countries’ as Michelle Bachelet goes to Xinjiang

Helen Davidson in Taipei

25, May, 2022 @10:47 AM

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Thousands of detained Uyghurs pictured in leaked Xinjiang police files
Documents detailing shoot-to-kill policy for people who try to escape published as UN human rights chief visits region

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

24, May, 2022 @11:42 PM

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UN rights chief’s visit to China will be held in ‘closed loop’, Beijing says
Michelle Bachelet begins trip amid fears that authorities will use Covid restrictions as cover to limit her access

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

23, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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UN human rights commissioner criticised over planned Xinjiang visit
Exclusive: Politicians accuse China of organising a ‘Potemkin-style tour’ for Michelle Bachelet

Patrick Wintour and Vincent Ni

20, May, 2022 @3:34 PM

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