Uighurs make a case against China at the International Criminal Court

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It is the first time members of the minority group have sought to use international law to hold Beijing accountable for their alleged mistreatment.

Uighurs accuse China of mass detention, torture in landmark complaint

It is the first time members of the minority group have sought to use international law to hold Beijing accountable for their alleged mistreatment, including mass internment and repressive measures against their religion.

A similar litany of allegations formed the basis of fresh visa restrictions that President Donald Trump’s administration introduced in July for several Chinese officials, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo citing “forced labor, arbitrary mass detention, and forced population control” in the autonomous territory of Xinjiang.

The broader allegations filed with the court, widely known as the ICC, are that the Chinese government enforced birth control and sterilization programs among the Uighur population, carried out mass surveillance and massacres inside Xinjiang, and coerced some individuals into becoming informants on Uighurs living overseas.
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Alas, i feel this will end up being like the Rabbi of Berlin appealing on Hitler. Not a damn thing to be done about it.
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China will just do what it always does with International Law, ignore it.
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Even if the ICC could be convinced to throw their full weight into this, China are one of the countries that would be entirely unfazed by the prospect. Without meaningful pressure from the other world superpowers, or some drastic act affecting another nation that demands international response, China are going to keep doing it.
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