U.N. says to publish findings soon on abuses in Xinjiang

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By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) -The United Nations’ human rights office is finalising its assessment of the situation in China’s Xinjiang region, where Uyghurs are alleged to have been unlawfully detained, mistreated and forced to work, a spokesperson said on Friday. Rupert Colville said the office of U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet hoped to publish its report in the coming weeks and that there had been “no concrete progress” in long-running talks with Chinese officials on a proposed visit. Earlier on Friday, an unofficial British-based tribunal of lawyers and …

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