The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) effort to rebut allegations of abuse and genocide against the Uyghur Muslims of Xinjiang province included wining and dining a delegation of “more than 30 diplomats from some 21 countries” who visited the province from March 20 to April 2.
The bon vivants included representatives from such noted experts on freedom and human rights as Iran.
According to a report in China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday, the VIPs gushed over the marvelous naan created by the happy residents of Xinjiang, a homegrown agricultural and baking industry that supposedly demonstrates the “social and economic development in Xinjiang in recent years.”
The Global Times claimed the visitors “talked with locals from various sectors of society, visited local schools and enterprises, and debunked rumors about Xinjiang, a region whose image is frequently distorted by some Western politicians, organizations, and media.”
Iran’s ambassador to