Why is Canada failing to act on its responsibility to protect Uyghurs?
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has concluded that the Chinese government’s actions 'may amount to international crimes, in particular crimes against humanity.'
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, centre, with Defence Minister Anita Anand, left, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, and Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly. As one of the fundamental forces behind the international Responsibility to Protect norm, one would expect Canada to lead the international response to the Uyghur genocide, writes Dolkun Isa.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade