Activists Say UN Rights Chief’s China Trip Whitewashed Abuse
Top scholar says Bachelet used Beijing’s propaganda language
Trip came as hacked files gave new evidence of alleged abuse
The United Nations’ human rights chief should resign for failing to condemn China after visiting its remote Xinjiang region where the US accuses Beijing of genocide, according to one prominent scholar.
Adrian Zenz, senior fellow in China studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, told Bloomberg TV on Monday that he considered Michelle Bachelet’s trip to China’s far western region “a disaster.”