Alex Edelman – AFP / Getty ImagesUighurs of the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement hold a rally outside the U.S. State Department calling on U.S. President Joe Biden to increase pressure on the Chinese Communist Party, on Feb. 5, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Edelman – AFP / Getty Images)
President Joe Biden’s stance on China’s genocide of Uighurs remains somewhat ambiguous.
According to numerous reliable reports, the Chinese Communist Party is rounding up Uighurs — a Muslim-majority ethnic minority located in China’s Xinjiang region — and sending them to concentration camps.
Many such reports also indicate these Uighurs face forced sterilization, forced labor and re-education. Mysterious population declines also call into question whether or not large swaths of Uighurs have been killed by the CCP.
Although Biden has, on occasion, come out strongly against the genocide, at other times his rhetoric on China’s human rights violations has