Although liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet abstained from Monday’s vote, many of the lawmakers – including the liberals who attended – voted in support of the motion, which was brought by the opposition Conservative Party.
Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mark Gerno, was the only cabinet minister to vote in Parliament, officially “on behalf of the Government of Canada”.
The Leader of the Opposition, Erin O’Toole, who led the effort on the parliamentary vote, called on the Trudeau government to support the determination, while symbolic government policy would not form. Otol said on Monday, “It is shameful that Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government continue to deny the sinister conduct being carried out by the Chinese Communist Party.”
Call for international inquiry
In a statement issued after Monday’s vote, Canadian Foreign Minister Guarnio said the Trudeau government believes the allegations against China need to be investigated by international experts.
“The Canadian government takes any massacre allegations seriously. It is our responsibility to work with others in the international community. Such allegations were investigated by an independent international body of legal experts,” Guernio said in a statement on Monday. She goes.” Stating that a “credible investigation” should be initiated by an international and independent body.
Rab said during an UN Human Rights Council address in Geneva, “The situation in Xinjiang is beyond the pale. The report states — including atrocities, forced labor and forced sterilization of women — and they are widespread.”