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Activists called for U.N. member states to pressure China this week to account for alleged human rights violations, including the suspected mass detention of 1 million Muslim Uighurs in far-western Xinjiang province.

China’s record will be examined by the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday, the first time since 2013, in a regular review expected to focus on its treatment of ethnic minorities, especially Uighurs and Tibetans.

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