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Chinese govt systematically imposing forced interethnic marriages on Uyghur women: Reports

Xinjiang: New research by the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) has found, based on evidence from Chinese state media and policy documents, government-sanctioned profiles and testimonials, and accounts from women in the diaspora, that government-incentivized and forced interethnic marriages have been occurring in the Uyghur Region since 2014.

China’s surveillance campaigns are now targeting Uyghurs: Report

Beijing: Cybersecurity researchers have now found two new surveillance campaigns that are targeting Uyghurs in China and abroad, media reports said on Tuesday.

Several Taiwanese NGOs extend support to Uyghurs and their demand for independence

Taipei: Several Taiwanese NGOs recently extended support to Uyghurs’ struggle to build a sovereign nation and called others to take a stand against China’s oppression of the minority group.

Germany decides to reevaluate relationship with China, Beijing irked

Munich: Germany has decided to reevaluate its relationship with China after the outcome of the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and on numerous issues including the treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, media reports said on Tuesday.

China’s 73rd National Day: Bangladesh witnesses demonstrations over Uyghur treatment issue

Dhaka: Bangladesh recently witnessed protests over persecution of Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese government, debt trapping Dhaka through various projects and ill-treatment of Bangladeshi workers who are working on different Chinese projects, media reports said on Sunday.

Anti-China protests in Turkey gather pace, proscribed Hizb-ut-Tahrir now takes up Uyghur cause

Istanbul: The protests against China's 'Hunger Genocide' in East Turkestan under the pretext of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, continues to gather support from Islamist groups and local Turkish populace.

Genocide in China: Uyghurs demonstrate in Austria

Vienna: The Uyghur community of  Austria on Wednesday recently protested against the genocide of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in China on the pretext of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic by forcing a lockdown in areas of East Turkestan and imprisoning people inside homes without food and medical aid.

China faces UN heat over Uyghur torture

The UN has accused China of "serious human rights violations" in a long-awaited report into allegations of abuse in Xinjiang province.

Xinjiang officials use China’s anti-crime campaign to target those Uyghurs who are 'disloyal'

Xinjiang: A police officer has said authorities in the Chinese city of Xinjiang are using the government’s 100-day crackdown on criminals and fugitives to target Uyghurs deemed “religious extremists” and “two-faced".

China to allow Turkish delegation to visit Xinjiang

Beijing: China has decided to allow a Turkish delegation to Xinjiang, two months after the United Nations human rights chief visited the region to investigate allegations of widespread abuses.

Uyghur rights activists organize protest against China’s atrocities near UN HQ in New York

New York: The East Turkistan Government in Exile, the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement, and the Free Kazakhs Organization participated in a demonstration  at the United Nations headquarters on Tuesday to highlight China's atrocities against Uyghur community members.

Thailand: Three Uyghurs flee from detention centre

Bangkok: Authorities in Thailand have started searching for three Uyghur men who escaped from an immigration detention centre in the country earlier this week, a police investigator said.

Lawyers approach ICC to investigate treatment of Uyghur Muslims by China

Xinjiang/Washington: A team of lawyers recently approached the  International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation into the treatment of Uyghurs and others in China’s Xinjiang area.

USCIRF appoints Uyghur-American Nury Turkel as USCIRF chairman

Washington: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has unanimously elected Uyghur-American Nury Turkel as its Chair to lead the Commission for 2022-2023.

China: US law against Uyghur forced labour takes effect, says Human Rights Watch

Washington: The United States government should vigorously enforce a new law that aims to prevent imports linked to forced labor by Uyghurs and other persecuted groups in China, Human Rights Watch has said.