Video PlayerClose GENEVA, March 3 (Xinhua) — More than 100 pictures and videos presenting a beautiful, open, and richly-endowed Xinjiang were on display Monday here inside the Palais Des Nations during the 43rd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council. The exhibition — “Home: Glimpse of People from Various Ethnic Groups in Xinjiang” — has three divisions with respective themes of peace and stability, cultural prosperity, and religious harmony. “The photos on display serve as a window on the reality in Xinjiang where people of different ethnic groups, thanks to social stability, are able to share the fruits of development and enjoy their life and work,” said Chen Xu, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva. For the Chinese envoy, today’s Xinjiang is at its golden time with the most rapid and stable development in history. “The right of people of various ethnic groups to use their own spoken and written languages is protected under the law, and their right to freedom of religious belief is guaranteed. This year, all rural residents there living below the poverty line will be lifted out of poverty, and absolute poverty will be eradicated. Xinjiang will become an all-round moderately… Read full this story
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