The European Parliament, already sensitive to the cause of the Ugurs, passed two resolutions on Thursday, June 9, condemning the blatant human rights abuses in Xinjiang. The first confirms it “The only credible evidence of birth control measures and the separation of Uyghur children from their families is the crimes against humanity and the serious risk of genocide.”. They demanded that the Chinese authorities end government-sponsored forced labor and mass sterilization programs.
In this sense, the The second “We strongly condemn the use of force by the government, especially the exploitation of Uyghur, Kazakh and Kyrgyz minorities and other Muslim groups in factories located inside and outside the camps..
Text is also invited “Relevant private sector activists to evaluate their commitments in Xinjiang, conduct corporate social responsibility by conducting independent human rights audits throughout their distribution network, and terminate trade relations if proven to promote human rights violations.”.
The World Uyghur Congress welcomed the statement by a large majority to the European Parliament’s recognition of China’s systematic human rights abuses against the Uyghur people and Turkic minority in Xinjiang, also known as Turkestan. The NGO also expressed satisfaction with the MEPs’ demand for EU member states “To end atrocities, make all necessary decisions in accordance with the United Nations Convention on Genocide” Conducted in Xinjiang.
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