Breaking: U.S. declares China's actions against Uighurs "genocide"

What they’re saying: “After careful examination of the available facts, I have determined that since at least March 2017, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), under the direction and control of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), has committed crimes against humanity against the predominantly Muslim Uyghurs and other members of ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang,” Pompeo said in a statement, adding in a second determination that the CCP has also committed “genocide” there.

Details: Pompeo said “these crimes are ongoing” and include:

Arbitrary imprisonment of over 1 million people.
Forced sterilization.
Torture of those detained.
Forced labor.
Restrictions on religious freedom, freedom of expression and freedom of movement.

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