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Sun Jun 20, 2021, 08:08 PM

Pakistan's PM won't condemn China's Uyghur treatment after decrying Islamophobia elsewhere [View all]

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan repeatedly refused to acknowledge China's repression of Uyghur Muslims during an interview with "Axios on HBO," deflecting to other global human rights issues and citing China's denial of the crackdown in Xinjiang.

Why it matters: As one of the most prominent leaders in the Muslim world, Khan has otherwise been leading a public campaign against Islamophobia in the West — especially in Europe. His demurral hints at China's sway over his country.

Khan is silent for a simple reason: cash-strapped Pakistan has become increasingly financially dependent on China, for billions in loans and investment.

These loans come at a price: the developing countries receiving them better not say anything publicly to incur China’s wrath.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/pakistan-pm-won-t-condemn-223331289.html

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