Posts Tagged ‘China minorities’

China slams Pope Francis over remark on Uighur minority in book

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

China has criticised Pope Francis over a passage in his new book in which he mentions the suffering of China’s Uighur Muslim minority group, saying his remarks have “no factual basis at all.” “People of all ethnic groups enjoy the full rights of survival, development, and freedom of religious belief,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Read more