We are standing by as yet another potential genocide unfolds
The Uighurs are being subjected to the largest surveillance and internment of an ethnic minority since the Holocaust. The horrors of the past are being repeated – and we are failing to act, writes Baroness Warsi for The House.
In November last year a data leak of highly classified Chinese government documents to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists led to an explosive Panorama documentary bringing the plight of Uighurs and other minorities in China’s Xinjiang region once again to the public conscience.
The internal policy documents of the Chinese Communist Party have been referred to as a Nazi playbook and describes the mechanics behind an Orwellian system of mass surveillance and detention of its own citizens.
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