China and the Uighurs - investigating genocide allegations
The Chinese government stands accused of genocide against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Human rights groups have reported abuses intended to eradicate religion and culture including large-scale detention camps, sterilisation programmes and widespread surveillance. China rejects the allegations.
This podcast considers what measures the international community should be taking.
- Rahima Mahmut, Senior Executive Member, Uighur Congress
- Jahaan Pittalwala, Research Analyst, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
- Irwin Cotler, former Attorney General of Canada
- Lisa Nandy, UK Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Director, International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute; UK House of Lords
- Sir Iain Duncan Smith, former leader, UK Conservative Party
- Aldo Zammit Borda, Head of Research and Investigations, Uighur Tribunal
- Juliette Paauwe, Senior Research Analyst, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
- Mark Ellis, Executive Director, International Bar Association