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.
June 21, 2021 11:00 pm
Beijing denies the accusations and describes the camps as vocational training facilities to combat religious extremism.
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.
May 13, 2021 3:56 pm
Birth rates in largely minority counties fell 43.7% between 2017 and 2018 alone, with over 160,000 fewer babies born. That compares to a slight increase in births in counties populated mostly by China's Han majority.
May 06, 2021 11:49 am
The message sent out on Chinese social media said applications were being accepted for study at American universities and those wishing to go should "jump at the chance like little puppies".
April 11, 2021 9:37 pm
Rescuers are trying to pump water out of the flooded mine shaft while piping air to the trapped workers.
March 27, 2021 10:40 am
H&M faced a public backlash in China when social media users in the country circulated a statement the company made last year announcing it would no longer source cotton from Xinjiang after reports of the use of forced labour by Uighur Muslims.
March 26, 2021 5:27 pm
China targets UK officials in response to Xinjiang sanctions
March 26, 2021 3:19 pm
China this week has pushed a campaign to boycott Western retailers after the U.S., U.K., Canada and the European Union imposed sanctions over human-rights abuses against ethnic minority Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
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.