UN Human Rights chief speaks on on Urumqi, Xinjiang violence

UN Spokesperson Michelle Montas relays a statement from the UN’s top human rights official Navi Pillay expressing concern about the loss of life in Urumqi.

Here is Pillay’s statement.  What’s interesting here is the focus it places on the “right of demonstrators to exercise freedom of expression in a peaceful manner.”  This jives with similar statements she’s made regarding the situation in Iran.