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Pomegranate Propaganda: A Chinese Government Official’s UN Speech

Expand A Uighur woman picking up school children rides past a picture showing China's President Xi Jinping joining hands with a group of Uighur elders at the Unity New Village in Hotan, in western China's Xinjiang region, September 20, 2018. © 2018 AP Photo/Andy Wong, File The vice governor of Xinjiang, a region in the northwest of China, made it through the first sentence of a 10-minute speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council today without misrepresenting any facts. He got a few other points right, too – including that 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s…

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