CP Congress + Human rights + Movie Censorship
Michelle Bachelet's Xinjiang report, which was presented a month ago, should have resulted in substantial consequences. After all, it provided detailed circumstantial evidence pointing to "crimes against humanity" by the Chinese government. But the UN Human Rights Council is divided. In the best scenario, the Council will next week decide on an in-depth debate on the report for 2023.
But at least, if this motion is adopted, the way could be paved for the first resolution against China in the history of the Human Rights Council. If the motion fails, China would have weathered the first storm of worldwide outrage after the UN indictment – at least at the UN level. But the initiators remain confident, Marcel Grzanna has learned.
It is practically certain that Xi Jinping will remain the head of state after the CP Congress. But what about his entourage? The candidates for a generational change in the Party are already in the starting blocks. Top positions such as Vice President and Prime Minister will have to be filled. The big question in the fight for the top positions is: Are only Xi allies next in line, or will he have to make compromises with other factions? Read more about the top candidates and a potential future successor to Xi Jinping after his third term in office in Christiane Kuehl's analysis.