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Canada votes to recognize China’s treatment of Uighur population as genocide : worldnews

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Canada has become the second country in the world to describe China’s treatment of its Uighur minority as a genocide, following a contentious parliamentary vote which is likely to further raise diplomatic tensions between the two nations.

Lawmakers approved the non-binding motion, brought forward by opposition Conservatives, to recognize China’s actions in the north-western Xinjiang province as a genocide against Muslim Uighurs.

A Canadian parliamentary subcommittee determined that China’s treatment of Uighurs constituted a genocide.

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