Parliamentary question - E-006975/2020Parliamentary question

Chinese labour camps in Tibet

Question for written answer  E-006975/2020
to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Rule 138
Mikuláš Peksa (Verts/ALE), Michaela Šojdrová (PPE), Patrick Breyer (Verts/ALE), Hannes Heide (S&D), Miriam Lexmann (PPE), Aušra Maldeikienė (PPE), Ivan Štefanec (PPE), Salima Yenbou (Verts/ALE), Francisco Guerreiro (Verts/ALE), Fabio Massimo Castaldo (NI)

The internment camps in the Xinjiang region have rightfully attracted extensive attention from the EU, and Parliament has previously called for sanctions over this blatant violation of human rights. We must not forget that similar atrocities are being committed against the people of Tibet.

According to a Jamestown Foundation report, over 500 000 Tibetans have been hauled to these labour camps to learn ‘work discipline, the Chinese language and ethics’. This shows an unacceptable disregard for human rights and for the religious, political but also personal freedom of Tibetans. Against this backdrop:


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