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Payne: ‘Credible reports’ Uyghur abuse despite bizarre press conference

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Foreign Minister Marise Payne says there are credible reports of the systematic abuse and torture of Uyghur women in response to an extraordinary press conference by the Chinese embassy. Australian journalists were invited to a press conference on Wednesday where they were shown Chinese government propaganda videos denying the abuse of the Muslim minority Uyghur population in Xinjiang.
Chinese ambassador Cheng Jingye lashed out at what he described the “distorted coverage” of Xinjiang, and slammed…

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