China’s ambassador to Canada dismisses accusations of Uighur genocide

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    In an interview with CBC chief political correspondent Rosemary Barton, China’s Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu dismissed widespread allegations the Chinese government is committing genocide and human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims, calling the claims ‘the lies of the century.’

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