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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Uighur Muslims


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.

'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang, says US security adviser

October 17, 2020 1:37 pm

The United Nations estimates that more than a million Muslims have been detained in Xinjiang and activists say crimes against humanity and genocide are taking place there.

Trudeau: Canada won't stop calling for human rights in China

October 17, 2020 8:23 am

Trudeau said Canada stands with with allies around the world and the United States, to Australia, to Great Britain, to European nations to many nations around the world who share these concerns.

Explained: Why Australia-China ties have gone down under

December 01, 2020 2:26 pm

China’s rising presence in the Indo-Pacific region despite the pandemic has only added to this distrust. But despite the economic cost, Australia has made one thing clear: it will stand for its “values” and not be “intimidated.”

UK public tribunal to probe Uighur 'genocide' claims in China

September 03, 2020 3:53 pm

Barrister Geoffrey Nice, who previously led the prosecution of ex-Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic over the Balkans war and worked with the International Criminal Court, was asked by the World Uighur Congress to investigate “ongoing atrocities and possible genocide” against the Uighur people.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

June 29, 2020 12:00 pm

The state regularly subjects minority women to pregnancy checks, and forces intrauterine devices, sterilization and even abortion on hundreds of thousands, the interviews and data show.

China's 'War on Terror' uproots families, leaked data shows

February 18, 2020 1:19 pm

The new database emphasizes that the Chinese government focused on religion as a reason for detention and not just political extremism, as authorities claim, but ordinary activities such as praying, attending a mosque, or even growing a long beard.

Inside China’s push to turn Muslim minorities into an army of workers

December 31, 2019 9:26 am

The labour programs are crucial to the government’s strategy of social reengineering alongside the indoctrination camps, which have held 1 million or more Uighurs and Kazakhs.