Uyghurs, Tibetans jointly hold anti-China protest rally outside UN

A large number of exiled Uyghurs and Tibetans living in Europe on Tuesday carried out a massive anti-China protest rally here. They shouted slogans and labeled China a "terrorist nation". The demonstration was held when the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was reviewing the human rights record of China in its Universal Periodic Review (UPR). It focuses on Beijing's treatment to ethnic minorities, detention of activists and suppression of civil and religious freedom. This was China's third review under the UPR, a review that takes place every five years of each member country's human rights record. The protesters marched from Lake Geneva to Broken Chair and demanded the United Nations (UN) to intervene for the protection of minorities in Xinjiang. Protesters displayed banners which read "Uyghurs are Arbitrarily Detained, Forcibly Disappeared and Killed in Internment Camps", "Freedom for East Turkistan" and "Never Again! 1 million Uyghurs in Chinese Concentration Camps in 2018!"