49 - Co-opted: The UN's Failed Mission in Xinjiang


49 - Co-opted: The UN's Failed Mission in Xinjiang


China's mass internment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang Province amounts to a crime on par with genocide. The UN's high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, recently traveled to China to take stock. But the trip was a disaster for the UN and a propaganda coup for Beijing. It was a trip that should never have been made, and it cost Bachelet her job.