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China’s lobby could prevent Xinjiang resolution

Volker Tuerk will become the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. He is considered close to China.

These are busy times for Chen Xu, China’s envoy in Geneva. The permanent representative of the People’s Republic at the headquarters of the UN Human Rights Council is doing everything in his power these days to prevent a possible resolution against the People’s Republic. And he will probably be successful. However, the signs at the 51st session of the Council, which will drag on into October, are special.

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