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Shame On The World!

Nineteen countries voted not to debate a UN report that called China's treatment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang "crimes against humanity."

A number of activists hold a demonstration against China's policies towards Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic and religious minorities, who are suffering crimes against humanity and genocide in Jakarta, Indonesia on January 4, 2021. (Photo by Eko Siswono Toyudho/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

In the past week, astonishing events that unfolded at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) put forth many questions. In this modern age, do economic considerations outweigh moral responsibility? What is the relevance of a Human Rights Council if its members cannot even debate a critical issue of rights violation that has been referred to as 'genocide'? Which country is steering the moral compass of the world?

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