A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has called outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a “doomsday clown” and said his designation of China as a perpetrator of genocide and crimes against humanity was merely “a piece of wastepaper”.
- The spokesperson said the incoming Biden administration “should view China rationally and objectively”
- China has denied claims that Uyghurs are being imprisoned en masse and subjected to torture, sterilisation and political indoctrination
- China says its policies in Xinjiang aim only to promote economic growth and social stability.
The allegations of abuses against Muslim minority groups such as the Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang region are “outright sensational pseudo-propositions and a malicious…