Representatives of Uighurs File Evidence to International Criminal Court

Below is an article published by The Wall Street Journal, Photo via Getty Images

Overseas representatives of China’s Uighur ethnic group said Monday they filed evidence to the International Criminal Court in a novel effort to spark a formal investigation of China and its top leaders for alleged human-rights violations.

Uighurs, who are mostly Muslim, claim a long history of mistreatment in Xinjiang province in far-western China. The hundreds of pages of filings to the international court in The Hague include claims that Chinese-run “political re-education” camps used torture and other methods to strip… READ FULL STORY HERE