UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said the visit was also an opportunity to support China in meeting its obligations under international human rights law and pave the way for dialogue. “I have expressed concern to the Chinese authorities about the impact of anti-terrorism and radicalization measures implemented on the Uighurs and other Muslim communities in the Xinjiang region of China,” he said.
Michelle Bachelet, who visited China for the first time in 17 years as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said that I have noted the lack of independent judicial oversight to look into the system of detention camps. The UN human rights chief expressed concern over the arrests of advocates, activists and journalists in Hong Kong under alleged national security laws.
UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet’s 6-day visit to China came to an end on Saturday. He said that I have requested Beijing to review its anti-terrorism policies. In a statement, the human rights chief also shared concerns about certain human rights mechanisms regarding laws and policies to combat terrorism and extremism. PLC>