Outrage as UN debate on China’s alleged Xinjiang abuses rejected

China claims ‘victory’ as UN Human Rights Council votes not to discuss allegations of abuses against minority Uighurs.

A woman in a pale blue headscarf joins a rally outside the White House carrying a sign reading: Stop China's Uyghur Genocide

The UN Human Rights Council has voted not to debate the treatment of the Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang even after the UN’s human rights office concluded the scale of the alleged abuses there may amount to “crimes against humanity“.