30 Apr 2021

China tries charm offensive in reply to growing pressure over Uighur treatment

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 30 April 2021

Under growing pressure from governments around the world over its treatment of Uighur Muslims, China this afternoon went on a charm offensive.

There have been mounting calls for China to end what many countries see as genocide against the Uighur minority.

A carefully orchestrated video call to journalists, academics and business people, the Chinese embassy delivered its version.

Jeremy Rees has more.