Xinjiang Rights Report Ratchets Up Standoff Between the U.S. and China

HONG KONG—China lashed out on the United Nations’ human-rights company, calling its evaluation of doable crimes in opposition to humanity in Xinjiang an illegitimate report concocted in cahoots with the U.S., a fiery response that underscored Beijing’s deepening geopolitical fissures with Western powers.

A Chinese language International Ministry spokesman accused the U.N. rights company of appearing as a “hired thug and accomplice” for a Washington-led conspiracy to comprise China with smear ways. The U.N. report on Xinjiang “was planned and manufactured by the U.S. and some Western forces, and is completely illegal and void,” ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin mentioned at a Thursday briefing.