"Rounding up, in some estimations.in the millions of people, putting them into camps, and torturing them, abusing them, and trying to basically erase their culture and their religion and so on from their DNA. It's just remarkably bad", Reuters quotes the ambassador.
"Although it is speculative it seems appropriate to estimate that up to 1.5 million ethnic minorities-equivalent to just under 1 in 6 adult members of a predominantly Muslim minority group in Xinjiang-are or have been interned in any of these detention, internment and re-education facilities, excluding formal prisons", Zenz said at an event organized by the US mission in Geneva, home of United Nations human rights bodies.
One of the panelists, John Fisher, who heads Human Rights Watch's Geneva office, suggested Washington was partially to blame for the lack of broader worldwide condemnation of the situation in Xinjiang.
The human rights situation in China has "never been better", China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters in Beijing on Thursday, a day after the United States issued a report criticizing human rights violations in the Asian country.
While Kozak did not elaborate on his comment about the 1930s, he was apparently referring to the policies of persecution of Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Soviet Union.
China had initially denied the existence of the camps, Kozak said, adding that its current justification that they were for voluntary labour training "does not match the facts".
Yu Jianhua, head of the Chinese mission to the UN Office at Geneva, said, "China will never allow Xinjiang to go back to the days of raging violence, terror and extremism and will never allow those forces to take away the peaceful and happy life from the people in Xinjiang".
Beijing has warned of retaliation if Washington were to target Chen and the administration has yet to act despite complaints from U.S. lawmakers.
"Today, more than one million Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, and other Muslims are interned in reeducation camps created to erase their religious and ethnic identities", he said.
He said Beijing intensified its campaign of repression against Muslims in the far western province of Xinjiang "to record levels" during 2018. Local authorities recently compared them to "boarding schools".
The report said government officials had claimed the camps were needed to combat terrorism, separatism, and extremism but global media, human rights organizations, and former detainees reported that security officials in the camps abused, tortured, and killed some detainees.
However, HRW has also strongly criticized the US, with its 2019 report arguing that the country "continued to move backward on human rights at home and overseas in the second year  of President Donald Trump's administration". It said it did not know how many children were affected.
Tehran was also cited for contributing to rights abuses in Syria through its support for President Bashar al-Assad, and, in Yemen, for backing the Huthi rebels battling for control of the country.
On Iran, Pompeo said that the country is continuing "the pattern of cruelty that the regime has inflicted on the Iranian people for the last four decades".
Meanwhile, Pompeo's own stance against evil in the world was undercut by the preface to the report, in which he writes: "The policy of this administration is to engage with other governments, regardless of their record, if doing so will further USA interests".
They contend that the AR-15-style rifle used by shooter Adam Lanza on December 14, 2012 is too unsafe for the public. The case was then moved up to the state's highest court, and the decision to move forward was issued Thursday.
Her foreign minister, Heiko Maas, said: "When people are murdered exclusively due to their religion, this is an attack on us all". Calderdale leaders have offered their condolences and support in the wake of a shootings at mosques in New Zealand.
Worshipper Syed Mazharuddin, who lost two of his friends in the attack, said: "This guy came through the main entrance door". Facebook said it had deleted the gunman's accounts "shortly after the livestream commenced" after being alerted by police.
Mike's last photo on Instagram has been filled with loving messages after he shared a photo of himself in the gym. Steven Watt, who was Mike's manager when he played for Margate, tweeted "Absolutely gutted, RIP mate".
Many "armchair detectives" who followed the investigation insist that her parents were behind their child's disappearance. Netflix has released the first trailer for The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann , set to premiere on Friday.
Not only is Spence used to the heavier division, the 29-year-old southpaw is about three inches taller and has a longer reach. The 2012 Olympian will headline a pay-per-view card for the first time since he turned pro six years ago. "I got one job".
Additionally, the company wanted to let the industry know it is working on something big because it is looking to hire new talent. The studio chose to announce the game so soon because it is looking for community feedback early on in the development process.
The Appellate Division's First Judicial Department of the New York Supreme Court ruled against Trump in a 3-2 decision Thursday. They also say his remarks were opinions that he had a free-speech right to express in the course of a heated campaign.
Hexo rose 6.63 percent and 5.81 percent in NY and Toronto, to finish with a closing price of US$5.92 and C$7.83. This morning, Hexo Corp HEXO released Q2 2019 numbers and shares are now soaring 6% in pre-market trading.
Just don't classify it as an MMO , Hello Games said, as it won't require a subscription and won't feature microtransactions . Today, the next update for No Man's Sky was revealed, and it sounds like it's going to be another big one.
Nigel Farage begins 200 mile 'Brexit betrayal' march
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Record Flooding in Nebraska, Iowa, Captured in Satellite Imagery
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Xi summit will not happen in March - Mnuchin
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US Judge Sets November Trial for Trump Adviser Stone
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Judge Sides With Apple in $1 Billion Qualcomm Dispute
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Google almost doubles removal of 'bad' advertisers
In total, the search giant took down 2.3 billion ads that violated its advertising policies previous year . Second, Google went after the bad actors behind numerous bad ads and not just the ads themselves.
Ninja reportedly paid $1 million to promote Apex Legends
Ninja built a huge following playing Fortnite , that other little free-to-play battle shooter that you might have heard of. Blevins isn't the only famous Twitch streamer Electronic Arts is said to have approached leading up to the product launch.
Mob boss gunned down in Mafia hit outside his home
The New York Post reported that Cali had increased the Gambino family's involvement in drug trafficking, particularly in opioids. Cali was believed to have been elevated to the position of acting boss in 2015, taking over from Domenico "Greaseball" Cefalu.