19 Oct 2021

China Winter Olympics: Human rights groups call for boycott over Uyghur suppression

International Editor

A cross-party group of MPs has called for their pension fund to divest from companies linked to Xinjiang, the Chinese province where hundreds of thousands of Muslim Uyghur people have been sent to re-education camps and prisons.

The call comes as human rights groups urge a boycott of the Winter Olympics to be held in China in February.

A new Australian report details the extraordinary extent of bureaucratic control in Xinjiang.