Canada’s parliament unanimously passed legislation requiring 10,000 Uyghur refugees who fled China and faced pressure to return, proposed resettling 10,000 members of this Muslim minority in Canada within two years starting in 2024. In February 2021, Canadian lawmakers passed a plan to describe Beijing’s treatment of Uyghurs and other Turkic-speaking Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang as “genocide”. this” although it is not mandatory. so.
At least 1,600 people have been detained in other countries at Beijing’s request or forcibly returned to China, Zuberi said.
The text says that Uyghurs who “fled to third countries are facing pressure and intimidation from the Chinese state to return to China,” and is also accused by Beijing of exerting diplomatic and economic pressure on countries to detain and deport them. “leaving them homeless.” “.
It proposes resettling 10,000 Uyghurs in Canada over two years starting in 2024, and rights groups believe that at least a million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities have been placed in camps in a region where China is also accused of female sterilization and forced labor. . .