CTV: MPs pass motion declaring genocide against Uighurs in China, despite cabinet abstentions
OTTAWA — Members of Parliament voted Monday to label China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslims a genocide, and to call on the federal government to formally adopt that position, without the support of the Liberal cabinet.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not participate in the vote.
Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau abstained on the record while the rest of his cabinet colleagues were absent.
"I abstain on behalf of the Government of Canada," said Garneau when he made his position known.
Read more ….
WNU Editor: China has responded to this Canadian government declaration that China is committing genocide against the Uighurs …. China denounces Xinjiang-related motion passed by Canada's parliament (CGTN).
More News On Canada's Parliament Declaring China's Treatment Of Uighurs As "Genocide"
MPs vote to label China's persecution of Uighurs a genocide — CBC Vote passes recognizing China’s treatment of Uighurs as genocide — Global News Canada’s Trudeau, Cabinet abstain from China genocide vote — AP Canada's parliament declares China's treatment of Uighurs 'genocide' — BBC Canada votes to recognize China’s treatment of Uighur population as genocide — The Guardian Canada's parliament passes motion saying China's treatment of Uighurs is genocide — Reuters Canadian MPs call China's Uighur treatment 'genocide' — France 24 Canada calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'genocide' over Trudeau's objections — The HillOriginal Article
I have yet to watch much of the Tokyo Olympics, but I will certainly be …