Canada’s parliament says China committed genocide against Muslim minorities

Canada’s parliament says China committed genocide against Muslim minorities
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Though Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet abstained from Monday’s vote, a majority of lawmakers — including many Liberals who participated — voted in support of the motion, which was brought by the opposition Conservative Party.

The motion, which recognizes “that a genocide is currently being carried out by the People’s Republic of China against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims,” also calls on the International Olympic Committee to move the 2022 Winter Olympic Games from Beijing.

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Marc Garneau, was the only cabinet minister to attend the vote in parliament, officially abstaining “on behalf of the Government of Canada.”

Opposition leader, Erin O’Toole, who led the effort on the parliamentary vote, called on the Trudeau government to…



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