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International relations

Europe torn over calling China out over Xinjiang 'genocide'

Lawmakers pressuring governments, which are keen to preserve economic interests

Protesters hold placards during a demonstration in support of Uyghur Muslims at Parliament Square in London on April 22.   © AP

HAMBURG, Germany -- Lawmakers across Europe are calling on governments to label China's atrocities in Xinjiang as genocide, putting pressure on leaders keen to maintain economic ties with Beijing.

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