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US human rights report mentions China's violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

Washington: The US State Department has released a report where it has described China’s abuses targeting Uyghurs, Hongkongers and Tibetans as among some of the worst human rights violations around the world.

China: Relatives of detained Uyghurs forced to work in Xinjiang factories

Xinjiang, China: Hundreds of family members of detained Uyghur residents of a small community in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region are now forced by authorities to work in local government-run factories, media reports said.

Uyghur university lecturer serving 10-year sentence in China's Xinjiang

Xinjiang, China: A Uyghur professor and translator is currently serving 10 years in prison in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region for separatism and promoting Western culture, media reports said on Wednesday.

Eradicating culture: China decides to shut down more than 150 Uyghur cultural research and language organizations

Beijing: The Chinese government is trying to eradicate the Muslim community of the country and it is evident from the government’s move to shut down more than 150 Uyghur cultural research and language organizations, media reports said on Friday.

Turkey closes Uyghur school in Istanbul following China's complaint

Istanbul: Authorities in Istanbul city in Turkey closed a Uyghur elementary school there allegedly at the request of the Chinese government officials who worried students were receiving anti-China instruction, media reports said on Wednesday.

Turkish fraudsters try to steal money from bank account of Uyghur businessman detained in China, attempt foiled

Ankara: Turkish fraudsters recently received a jolt as their attempt to steal millions of dollars from a Turkish bank account belonging to a prominent Uyghur businessman serving a lengthy prison sentence in China’s far-western Xinjiang region was foiled, media reports said on Wednesday.

China's wrath: Uyghur high school principal sent to 18 years in prison

Xinjiang, China: A Uyghur educator and principal of a high school in Korla in Xinjiang region of China has been serving 18 years in prison for inviting two Uyghur scholars to give presentations, media reports said on Friday.

Xinjiang: Chinese authorities detain Uyghur man who studied in Japan

Beijing: Local police have arrested a Uyghur who studied in Japan as a graduate student and worked at a restaurant chain in China’s far-western Xinjiang region after he returned home, media reports said on Friday.

Members of Tibetan community hold march in Australia over China's human rights abuses

Sydney, Australia: A group of Tibetans participated in a peaceful march in the Australian city of Sydney against the alleged human rights abuses in China.

Beijing Olympics to begin amid atrocity crimes: HRW

Beijing: The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will open amid atrocity crimes and other grave human rights violations by the Chinese government, 243 nongovernmental organizations from around the world said today.

Australian Uyghur leader feels 'hurt' that athletes are still participating in Beijing Winter Olympics

Beijing/Melbourne: Uyghur community leader Adam Turan has said he felt 'hurt' that Australian athletes are still deciding to participate in Winter Olympics in China, a nation "where they are carrying out a genocide against our people".

BBC invested more than £150 million in Chinese state-owned companies accused of links to appalling human rights violations: Reports

London: British media giant BBC has invested more than £150 million ($205 million) in Chinese state-owned companies accused of links to appalling human rights violations, media reports said on Saturday.

Blinken targets China for imposing sanction on family members of Uyghur-American activists

Washington: The US State Department has asked China to cease its acts of transnational repression, including coercive practices of imprisoning and denying freedom of movement to family members of Uyghur-American activists including individuals serving the American people. 

Immediately end genocide, crimes in Xinjiang province: US calls on China

Washington: The United States has asked the Chinese government to immediately end genocide and crimes against humanity against the predominantly Muslim Uyghurs and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang province.

Retired Uyghur civil servant dies in Xinjiang internment camp: Report

Beijing: A retired Uyghur civil servant abducted by police and taken to an internment camp more than three years ago died earlier last year, officials said.