A group of 130 British politicians have compared the Chinese Communist Party’s persecution and systematic “ethnic cleansing” of the Uyghur Muslim population in Xinjiang to “Nazi Germany”.
On Tuesday, a cross-party group of MPs and peers sent a joint letter to the Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Liu Xiaoming, to condemn the “truly chilling” oppression being carried out by the communist regime in Beijing.
The letter, which was coordinated by Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh, pointed to drone footage apparently showing shaven Uyghurs being loaded onto trains in Xinjiang, saying: “The similarities between this video and historical footage of Nazi Germany concentration camps is truly chilling.”
“The Chinese Government’s actions must be stated for what they are: a systematic and calculated programme of ethnic cleansing against the Uighur people. When the world is presented with such overwhelming evidence of gross human rights abuses, nobody can turn a blind eye,” the