MPs vote to declare China’s Uighur abuses a ‘genocide’

CBC News published this video item, entitled “MPs vote to declare China’s Uighur abuses a ‘genocide'” – below is their description.

The House of Commons approved a motion accusing the Chinese government of committing a genocide against the Uighur minority. The vote was 266 in favour and zero opposed; Trudeau and the Liberal cabinet abstained.

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