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An alliance of 39 countries rebuked China at UN for its actions at Hong Kong and Xinjiang. This group included the UK, Us and Germany. The allegations include forced labour, killings, torture and sterilization.   The German ambassador Christopher Heusgen said, “Widespread surveillance disproportionately continues to target Uighurs and other minorities, and more reports are emerging of forced labour and forced birth control including sterilization.” He also said that the Chinese authorities should respect basic human rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of expression and freedom of the press.   Beijing retaliated by saying that the camps holding hundreds

An “unnamed” senior Government official hushed up an Intelligence report on China’s growing influence in Germany, Axios reported.   The Intelligence report detailed the Chinese Communist Government’s attempt to influence Germany holistically. After investing in hundreds of German firms, China seems to have big plans for Germany.   Why was it hushed? Mutual economic development between China and the EU, of which Germany is a huge part, is vital to both the countries. The report could throw a harsh light on trade ties between German businesses and the Chinese government. Before that could happen, a high-ranking official interfered. Axios notes

Dominic Raab, the foreign secretary, has stated that he is considering boycotting the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Raab said that it is his policy to distinguish sports from diplomacy and politics. But, according to his opinion, China has reached a state which is making that increasingly difficult. He criticised China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims, with accusations of genocide, ethnic cleansing, forced labour and even sterilisation of women. 39 Countries Slam China At The UN An alliance of 39 countries has pointed out at the UN that China’s treatment of the Uyghur Muslims is atrocious, to say the least. They demanded