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Chinese treatment of Muslim minorities 'stain of the century': Mike Pompeo

Washington/UNI: Coming down heavily on China's treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities of China, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called the Chinese actions as 'stain of the century'.

Activist urges world to question China’s genocide of Uyghurs

Beijing: An Uyghur activist has said it is time for the world to question the genocide by China on his people.

Canada: Uyghur victims narrate about Chinese atrocities to House of Commons

Ottawa: The House of Commons of Canada on Monday discussed the human rights situation of Uyghurs in China’s Xinjiang province where the experts discussed the threats faced by the people belonging to the minority community in the country.

Chinese companies forcing Uyghur population to produce face masks

An investigation conducted by an American newspaper has unveiled that Chinese companies are using Uyghur Muslims to produce protective gears needed to fight COVID-19 which include masks.

Treatment to Uyghurs: US imposes sanctions on 11 Chinese companies over human rights abuses 

Wasington: The US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) added to the Entity List 11 Chinese companies implicated in human rights violations and abuses in the implementation of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention, forced labor, involuntary collection of biometric data, and genetic analyses targeted at Muslim minority groups from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

China is using 'debt-plomacy' against Muslim nations to buy its silence on Uyghurs: Report

Beijing:  China's  ‘debt-plomacy’ imposed on Islamic nations like Pakistan is the reason why these countries are silent  to the alleged Chinese excesses against its Muslim population, according a Singapore publication.

Uyghur rights group asks UN to immediately strip China of its participatory status at UNHRC

Washington: Expressing concern over the manner in which China treats the minority community,  a Uyghur rights group has urged the United Nations to immediately strip Beijing of its participatory status at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

British Journalist questions Muslim nations' silence over Chinese treatment towards Uyghurs

Questioning the silence of the Muslim nations over China's continuous atrocities carried out against Uyghur Muslims, a noted British journalist said these nations only use the idea of Muslim solidarity when it suits them

Uyghur 'Imams' most vulnerable to persecution in China, claim victims

Beijing:  Uyghur victims’ families and scholars have claimed that religious leaders belonging to their community have become most vulnerable to persecution at the hands of the Chinese community in Xinjiang province of northwest China.

Religious freedom conditions in China continued to deteriorate: US report

Washington:  An annual American report on religious freedom has said China continues to create  a high-tech surveillance state, utilizing facial recognition and artificial intelligence to monitor religious minorities.

China lodges protest with US regarding bill to sanction Beijing over treatment of Uyghurs

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: China has lodged a strong protest with the United States regarding the bill passed in the US Congress to impose sanctions on China for alleged violations of the rights of Uyghurs, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Friday.

US Congress passes bill to sanction China over treatment of Uighurs

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: - The House of Representatives has passed Senate-approved legislation to hold China accountable for alleged human rights violations against the Uighurs and other Muslim minority groups in the country.

Uyghur rights advocate Nury Turkel appointed in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Washington: Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced the appointment of Nury Turkel, a lawyer and Uyghur rights advocate, to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

Leaked Chinese document on Uyghur Muslims show people detained for veil, beard or clicking on foreign website

Beijing/IBNS: A leaked Chinese government document has shown how issues, like growing a beard, wearing a veil or accidentally visiting a foreign website, were among the justifications shown to send  Uyghur Muslims to China’s detention camps in Xinjiang province.

Shahid Afridi first requests Imran Khan to speak on Uyghur issue, then deletes tweet

Islamabad: Pakistan's former cricket captain Shahid Afridi recently tweeted and urged country's Prime Minister Imran Khan to “speak up” for Uyghur Muslims in China and requested the Chinese government to give “humane” and “just” treatment to Muslims.  However, he surprisingly deleted the tweet later.