Author: JAMEY KEATEN and EDITH M. LEDERER | ASSOCIATED PRESS

UN cites possible crimes against humanity in China’s Xinjiang

GENEVA (AP) — China’s discriminatory detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity, the U.N. human rights office said in a long-awaited report released Wednesday. The report calls for an urgent international response over allegations of torture and other rights violations in Beijing’s…