News In English, 14 October 2018
By Nina Berglund – The monarch, who is on a state visit to China along with Queen Sonja, was asked by Norwegian reporters how he felt about Chinese officials’ treatment of China’s Uyghur minority in the country. Recent reports from the UN about how Uyghurs have been rounded up and forcibly placed in “re-education” camps have sparked concerns around the world.
“We who come from the West are very concerned about human rights,” King Harald said during a press briefing over the weekend in Dunhuang. “We will have a dialogue with China about this, and I will certainly take the opportunity to bring this up.” King Harald is scheduled to meet with the Chinese president in Beijing on Tuesday.Continue Reading →