China's Xinjiang region  torture allegations were credible and citing possible crimes against humanity.

despite intense pressure from an infuriated Beijing.

“arbitrary and discriminatory detention” of Uyghurs and other Muslims in its Xinjiang region may constitute crimes against humanity

“serious human rights violations have been committed” in Xinjiang “in the context of the government’s application of counter-terrorism and counter-‘extremism’ strategies”.

“There are credible indications of violations of reproductive rights through the coercive enforcement of family planning policies since 2017,”

It added that a lack of government data “makes it difficult to draw conclusions on the full extent of current enforcement of these policies and associated violations of reproductive rights.”

Rights groups accuse Beijing of abuses against Uyghurs, a mainly Muslim ethnic minority that numbers around 10 million in the western region of Xinjiang

It is often seen as claims by rights groups and credible activists that China has detained Uighurs, Kazakhs and others, often because of foreign ties or because show religious faith.

The assessment raised concerns about the treatment of people held in China's so-called "Vocational Education and Training Centres".

Report says extent of Uyghur and other groups members’ detension may constitute international crimes.”