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XINJIANG NEWS

Chinese President Xi meets PLA troops connected with Ladakh standoff during his Xinjiang tour

July 16, 2022 7:01 pm

Xi, who heads the Central Military Commission (CMC), met the representatives of the officers and soldiers stationed in Xinjiang in the provincial capital Urumqi on Friday.

China’s surveillance state hits rare resistance from its own subjects

July 15, 2022 11:25 am

As China builds up its vast surveillance and security apparatus, it is running up against growing public unease about the lack of safeguards to prevent the theft or misuse of personal data.

Explained: The 'Xinjiang Police Files', and the case against China's Uighur camps

May 26, 2022 4:48 pm

The leaked information contains photos of SWAT teams conducting anti-escape drills from the internment camps and records of speeches from officials in 2018 with orders of “first shoot, then report” for incidents related to suppression of the inmates.

Intel apologises in China over Xinjiang supplier statement

December 23, 2021 4:42 pm

🔴 Washington has barred imports of goods from Xinjiang over complaints of mass detentions, forced abortions and forced labour, which Beijing denies.

China vows to respond after US Xinjiang sanctions passed

December 17, 2021 7:06 pm

The law is the latest in a series of intensifying US penalties over China's alleged systemic and widespread abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region, especially Xinjiang's predominantly Muslim Uyghurs.

US House passes measure clamping down on products from China's Xinjiang region

December 09, 2021 2:30 pm

The Uyghur measure would create a "rebuttable presumption" that all goods from Xinjiang, where the Chinese government has set up a vast network of detention camps for Uyghurs and other Muslim groups, were made with forced labor.

China conducting night drills in high-altitude areas near Ladakh: report

September 21, 2021 7:23 am

The report noted that several forces in the region “have been carrying out night battle drills at altitudes of around 5,000 metres (16,400 feet), according to the military newspaper PLA Daily.”

US set to blacklist more than 10 Chinese companies over Xinjiang

July 09, 2021 3:52 pm

China dismisses accusations of genocide and forced labor in Xinjiang and says its policies are necessary to stamp out separatists and religious extremists who plotted attacks and stirred up tension between mostly Muslim ethnic Uyghurs and Han, China's largest ethnic group.

U.N. rights chief seeks Xinjiang visit this year, says Hong Kong trials key test

June 21, 2021 11:00 pm

Beijing denies the accusations and describes the camps as vocational training facilities to combat religious extremism.

Taiwan says will be 'force for good' after unprecedented G7 support

June 14, 2021 8:24 am

The G7 leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in Xinjiang, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy and underscored the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.

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