Genocide in China
After, the Holocaust the world cried out never again while in Communist China genocide is happening again. The COLSON center. I'm John Stonestreet. This is breakpoint. The United Nations Convention on the Prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide went into effect in one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, one at the time, the convention defines genocide is actions quote committed with intent to destroy in whole or in part a national ethnical racial or religious group. The definition included deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part including imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group while as is the. The case with any activity, we deem a crime laws against genocide cannot enforce themselves. People are in this case, nations have to be willing to use the label genocide when necessary and also take action, which tragically since nineteen, fifty one, the international community is batting about zero besides the genocide in Cambodia and Rwanda. There's been at least a dozen other campaigns of extermination that arguably meet the conventions definition of genocide, but with a possible exception of the horrific events in the former Yugoslavia. No. No one's really done anything China, of course, has an atrocious human rights record and given the lack of consequences that nation has faced time after time. It's really no surprise that the People's Republic would flout the convention in the international community and they are Beijing's treatment of the weaker minority in Zhejiang Province qualifies in nearly every way as genocide writing in Newsweek. Israeli human rights lawyer arson astrology didn't hesitate to call with the Communist. Party is doing to the weavers genocide pointing especially to. To forced sterilizations, abortions, and intrusive birth prevention. Those actions alone meet the requirement for genocide and they've led to the population growth rates and the two largest weaker projectors to fall by eighty, four percent between two, thousand, fifteen and two, thousand eighteen. But that's not all according to the state. Department quote over a million, we have now been detained by China in camps where they're starved abused, tortured, electrocuted, raped, and even killed recent video footage showed leaguers with heads shaven blindfolded ruled in. In hurt it onto trains headed for those camps astrology who lost family in the Holocaust admits that he is quote loath to draw comparisons. But in this case finds it impossible not to draw parallels in the face of overwhelming evidence of state sponsored ethnic cleansing and genocide by China's communist regime. Now, of course, it was equally impossible during the Cambodian and Rwandan genocides when the world did next to nothing other than some hand wringing and expressing regret long after it was too late still. Still. There are signs that this time could be different though not because of the weaker fellow Moslems whose conspicuous willingness to be bought by Beijing should be an embarrassment to them. Instead resistance to China right now is coming from countries that are finally fed up with China's bad actions. Even some not concerned with China's terrible treatment of religious minorities or its crackdown on Hong Kong have concluded that Beijing just needs to be not down a peg or two or ten, for example Japan is. Is, paying Japanese firms to move production out of China for reasons, part economic part, national security, and part desired to rein in. Chinese. Ambitions. Another example India, who after a recent border clash in the Himalayas is courting companies to relocate their production from China Apple. For example, is in the process right now of moving twenty percent of its production to India from China. India's also ban Chinese APPS including the insanely popular TIKTOK. Something that president trump also threatened to do for national security reasons. Reasons though none of these moves are in direct response to weaker persecution, still they illustrate that countries don't have to appease Beijing civilized nations have both the means and the cause to punish China for it's despicable actions. People have good conscience led by Christians have to make it clear to our leaders that business as usual with China is simply intolerable, otherwise will never be able to say the phrase never again ever again, least not with a clear conscience for breakpoint I'm John Stonestreet.