MPs Pass Motion Declaring China’s Uyghur Persecution a Genocide

Most MPs have voted in favour of declaring Beijing’s oppression of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in China a genocide. In the House of Commons on Monday, a majority of MPs voted in favour of the motion, which was tabled last week by the Conservatives to officially recognize that the Chinese Communist Party’s campaign against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities constitutes a genocide. In a 266-0 vote, the Tories garnered the support of the Bloc Quebecois, the NDP, the Green Party, and non-cabinet Liberal MPs to press the federal government to label the CCP’s treatment of the Uyghurs a genocide. At the same time, most MPs (229-29) voted in favour of an amendment to the motion introduced by the Bloc Quebecois calling on the International Olympic Committee to move the 2022 Olympics out of China if the genocide continues when the motion is passed. Non-cabinet Liberal MPs who voted in favour …
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