The human rights situation in China has “never been better,” China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters in Beijing on Thursday, a day after the US issued a report criticizing human rights violations in the Asian country. “We hope the US will remove the colored lenses and discard the Cold War mentality,” Lu said, adding that he hoped Washington would “stop interfering in China’s internal affairs with human rights as a pretext.” Read more: China rejects claims of Uighur mass detention centers China in a ’league of its own’ On Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Beijing of boosting its repression against Muslims “to record levels” in the course of last year. “Today, more than 1 million Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, and other Muslims are interned in reeducation camps designed to erase their religious and ethnic identities,” he said. ”The [Chinese] government also is increasing its persecution against Christians, Tibetans, and anyone who espouses different views from those or advocates those of government — or advocates change in government.” Watch video 02:11 Share Former Muslim prisoner in China describes Xinjiang detention Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine Permalink https://p.dw.com/p/3Epuk Former Muslim prisoner in China describes… Read full this story
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