On “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights, an Online Dialogue” — Transcript

On 18. October, the Secretary General of Urban Forum, Mag. Bernhard Müller, held an online dialogue with the Austrian lawyer MMag. Florian Horn on the topic of “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights, an Online Dialogue”. Following is the transcript of the insightful conversation, partially joined by SINOPRESS, too. Enjoy! Müller: Dear friends, welcome to our online dialogue! It’s a pleasure for me to speak with a special guest today on the topic of “Monitoring Mechanism for Human Rights”! With Mr. Volker Türk being appointed recently as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, following approval by the General Assembly,…

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Genocide or Sinophobia? The Case of Xin-Jiang

Genocide or Sinophobia? The Case of Xin-Jiang By Prof Dr h.c Mehmet Şükrü Güzel A so-called Uyghur Tribunal was launched in 2020 in United Kingdom by Sir Geoffrey Nice­, the lead prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal that tried Slobodan Milošević’s war crimes in the former Yugoslavia based on the genocide allegations against Uyghur, Kazakh and other Muslim minorities in the Peoples Republic of China (PRC).  Sir Geoffrey Nice, on 9 December 2021 claimed to have found out a genocide. Reading the Tribunal’s so-called judgement, Sir Geoffrey said there was “no evidence of mass killings” in Xin-Jiang, but he said that…