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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.

47 nations voice concern over Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Geneva: As many as 47 countries have voiced concern about China's Uyghur repression and Beijing's abuses in the country’s far-western Xinjiang region.

World Uyghur Congress applauds Genocide Resolution in European Parliament

London: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) applauded the passing of a resolution in the European Parliament, by an overwhelming majority, which recognises that the Chinese government’s systemic human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkistan “amount to crimes against humanity and a serious risk of genocide”.

China: Uyghur Musims are now kept in a giant open air prison

Washington/Xinjiang: A top American newspaper has shown how Xinjiang region, a place where Uyghur Muslims stay in large numbers, have turned into an open-air prison camp by the Chinese Communist Party, media reports said.

Uyghur body disappointed with UN official Michelle Bachelet's visit to China

Washignton: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has said it is seriously disappointed with the outcomes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet’s, visit to China, including a trip to East Turkestan.