GENEVA (Reuters) – European Union foreign protection chief Josep Borrell known as on China on Tuesday to permit U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet to chat over with and investigate alleged mistreatment of Muslim Uighurs within the Xinjiang assign and of parents in Tibet.
Borrell, addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, acknowledged: “As soon as extra, we hurry China to permit meaningful come by admission to to Xinjiang for self reliant observers, together with Excessive Commissioner Bachelet. Here’s key to enable an self reliant, neutral and transparent overview of the grave concerns that the worldwide neighborhood has.”
Borrell denounced “unacceptable repression in opposition to restful protesters in Russia” and known as for restoring the “reliable civilian authorities” in Myanmar, overturned in a Feb. 1 protection power coup, adding: “There, as all over the place, democracy must prevail.”
Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Modifying by Michael Shields