Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Uighur Muslims


US adds 14 Chinese companies to trade blacklist over alleged role in abuse of Muslim minorities

July 10, 2021 1:38 pm

Critics accuse China of operating forced labor camps and carrying out torture and forced sterilization there as it allegedly seeks to assimilate Muslim ethnic minority groups.

Imran Khan: Pakistan accepts 'Chinese version' of treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang

July 02, 2021 9:02 am

Speaking to Chinese journalists as Beijing marked the centenary of the ruling Communist Party, Khan said the Chinese version on the Uighur issue was completely different from what was being reported in Western media.

Explained: Why China is accusing H&M, Nike of selling products hazardous for children

June 04, 2021 8:14 am

China is accusing popular brands like Nike, H&M and Zara of selling substandard products that are potentially hazardous for children. What has it said?

Facebook: Chinese hackers spy on Uyghur Muslims abroad

March 25, 2021 4:42 pm

Facebook has said it blocked a group of Chinese hackers that used the platform to target Uyghur activists living abroad and compromise their security by using surveillance software.

'US will directly raise with China issue of genocide against Uighur Muslims'

March 12, 2021 11:04 am

The United States, State Secretary Tony Blinken said, expects Beijing to demonstrate seriousness regarding its own often-stated desire to change the tone of the bilateral relationship.

Looming China extradition deal worries Uighurs in Turkey

March 08, 2021 9:25 pm

Beijing approved an extradition treaty between the two nations in December and with the deal awaiting ratification by Ankara's parliament, activists among some 40,000 Uighurs living in Turkey have stepped up efforts to highlight their plight.

EU's Borrell urges China to grant UN team access to Xinjiang

February 24, 2021 3:49 pm

The bloc's foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has told the UN that Beijing must assist with efforts to investigate reports of human rights abuses against Uighurs.

US bans imports of all cotton, tomato products from China's Xinjiang region

January 14, 2021 11:37 am

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the order applies to raw fibers, apparel and textiles made from Xinjiang-grown cotton, as well as canned tomatoes, sauces, seeds and other tomato products from the region.

Explained: China using Huawei facial recognition to alert authorities of Uighurs

December 13, 2020 8:43 am

The Chinese government has claimed that these artificial intelligence technologies are being used to curb terrorism in Xinjiang and to monitor and reward what it considers good social behaviour in the country.

China removes domes, minarets from famous mosque; bars visitors

November 03, 2020 2:31 pm

The images show stark contrast in the mosque's appearance after "renovations" and the removal of its bright green domes and minarets.