- GS-2: India and its neighbourhood
- GS-2: Human Rights
- GS-2: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Context: The United Nations human rights office has released a long-delayed and damning report into conditions for the Uyghurs ethnic minority in China’s northwestern Xinjiang autonomous region.
The report details serious rights abuse against Uighurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang and states that such treatment by China may amount to “crimes against humanity”.
India is currently the third largest carbon emitter in the world, behind the US and China.
Mains Practice Question – How do you analyse the recent UN report on Chinese treatment of Uyghurs in its north western Xinjiang region?
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