Uyghur human rights bill goes to House for vote

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 6:19pm


In Congress, lawmakers are talking about human rights for Uyghurs, the Muslim ethnic minority in far western China. Hundreds of thousands of Uighurs have been sent to detention camps in China's Xinjiang province. Marco speaks with Rahima Mahmut,, a human rights activist from the World Uyghur Congress, about a US bill that would sanction Chinese officials involved in the crackdown in Xinjiang.