The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, will visit China from the 23rd of this month to visit the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, where concerns have been raised from Europe and the United States over the human rights situation.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland, issued a statement on the 20th, stating that the High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet will visit China for six days from the 23rd of this month at the invitation of the Chinese government.



The High Commissioner for Human Rights has visited China since 2005, and during his stay, Mr. Bachelet visited Urumqi, the central city of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and Kashgar in the southern part of the autonomous region, and met with Chinese government officials and representatives of companies. It means that we are planning to do it.



He will hold a press conference on the 28th, the last day of his visit, and announce the results of the visit.



Regarding the human rights situation in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, there are concerns from Europe and the United States that Uighurs, an ethnic minority group, are being forced into labor, but the Chinese government has consistently denied it.



The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has hoped that the inspection of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will be credible, but the Chinese side will accept Mr. Bachelet's request and the inspection will be more than formal. Is the focus.

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