Two Liberal MPs Say They Will Vote to Recognize Uyghur Oppression as Genocide

Two Liberal MPs say they will be voting in favour of a motion put forward by the Conservatives to declare Beijing’s persecution of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in China a genocide.  In the House of Commons on Feb. 18, Liberal MP John McKay expressed his support for the motion. He said the Chinese regime’s corruption, disregard for human rights, “hostage kidnapping of the Michaels,” and disrespect toward other countries is akin to “terrorists or Mafia thugs.” “Wealth built on theft, intimidation, duplicity, and slavery is the hallmark of this Chinese government. It should therefore be no surprise that human rights, let alone moral integrity, are foreign concepts to this deeply corrupt government,” McKay said. “We saw the human rights of the people of Hong Kong rolled up last summer, despite the protests of millions and the treaty protection of the Sino-U.K. treaty. Taiwan endures an ever-increasing series of aggressive …

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