Indonesia Ducks Uyghur Issue in United Nations
‘Islamic diplomacy’, development dollars get in the way
By: Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and M. Habib Pashya
With its October 7 vote in the 47-member United Nations Human Rights Council against holding China accountable for its treatment of ethnic Uyghurs in its restive Xinjiang province, the Indonesian government appears to have put its preference for Beijing’s cash over the needs of its fellow Muslims.
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