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Japan adopts Xinjiang resolution but sidesteps criticism of China

Statement ahead of Olympics voices concern over 'serious human rights situation'

A guard stands in a watchtower at Kashgar prison in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China in May 2021.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The lower house of Japan's parliament on Tuesday adopted a resolution expressing concern over Uyghur and Hong Kong human rights, just days before China opens the Beijing Winter Olympics.

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