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China's treatment towards Uyghur: Netherland's Arnhem city breaks ties with Wuhan

Arnhem in Netherlands has severed sister-city ties with China's Wuhan over Beijing's treatment of Uyghur people.

China: Uyghur research scientist found detained after remaining missing for several months

Beijing:  A Uyghur research scientist at a Chinese university in Shanghai, who had suddenly gone silent in April after an active presence on social media, has been detained, media reports said.

Boycott Beijing Winter Olympic Games: Activists protest in Tokyo

Tokyo: More than 30 people, representing oppressed groups like Tibetans, Uighurs and Mongolians, and human rights defenders from Hong Kong, Japan and China, have called upon the world community to acknowledge human rights abuses by China and boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games.

Uyghur issue: US Senate passes bill to ban Xinjiang imports

Washington: The US Senate has passed a bill to ban imports from Xinjiang region, an episode which has potential to further trigger conflict between Washington and Beijing.

Blinken meets Uyghur internment camp survivors, calls for an end to China’s ongoing genocide

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with seven Uyghur internment camp survivors, advocates, and relatives of individuals detained in Xinjiang to express the United States’ commitment to work with allies and partners in calling for an end to China’s ongoing crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang.

China accused of death of Uyghur teacher in Xinjiang detention facility

Xinjiang: The death of an Uyghur teacher in a  detention facility in China's Xinjiang region has earned social media attention.

US congressional body agency asks UN to move on investigation of alleged human rights abuses in China

Washington: A US congressional body has asked United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to act on recommendations by UN-appointed monitors and take special measures to investigate alleged human rights abuses by China, media reports said.

Australia: Campaigners demonstrate in Canberra, demand boycotting Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Canberra: A group of campaigners representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, Hongkonger and Taiwanese people held demonstrations in Canberra city, close to the  Parliament House in Australia, on Wednesday.

Ottawa, Beijing spar over China’s treatment of Uyghurs

Washington/Sputnik: Ottawa and Beijing sparred over human rights issues in the others’ countries, with Canada pushing China at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meeting for free access to Xinjiang province to investigate alleged human rights violations against the Uyghur people.

Imran Khan draws flak for his Uyghur remarks

Washington/Islamabad: Critics have slammed PM Imran Khan over his recent statement on Chinese treatment towards Uyghur Muslims where he asked  why the world was fixated on Xinjiang while ignoring what India was doing in Kashmir.

China sanctions Belgian lawmaker for motion which alerts about genocide risk against Xinjiang Uygurs

Beijing: Beijing has sanctioned a Belgian lawmaker who called for a proposal warning of a risk of genocide against Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang, a region which has always triggered international criticisms over China's alleged treatment towards the Uyghur Muslim community.

Chinese census data showed migration hiked Han population in Xinjiang

Beijing: A 2020 Chinese census report has revealed that the Han population in China’s western region of Xinjiang grew faster than the ethnic minority Uygur population over the last decade, media reports said.

Uygur tribunal: Former Chinese policeman discloses chilling account of treatment towards Uyghurs

A former policeman has revealed the way Uyghurs were tortured in China's Xinjiang region while giving his testimony at a London-based tribunal.

Chinese human rights abuse: Japan, Australian ministers express deep concern over Xinjiang issue

Melbourne: Japan and Australia’s foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday expressed strong concerns over the human rights abuses in China.

Budapest to rename four roads to protest against building Chinese university

Budapest: China is facing yet another heat from Budapest as the Mayor of the Hungary capital has decided to rename streets in protest to plans to build a Chinese university in the city.