A large number of Uyghur inmates in Xinjiang's Keriye Prison are forced to work for 12-14 hours a day in vast fields of red dates called jujubes, media reports said.
About 90 Uyghur minor girls are currently toiling for 14 hours a day in a Chinese-run garment factory in Xinjiang, an episode reflecting the atrocities the community members are facing in the country.
Chinese officials have been utilizing "ears," spies who are selected from everyday citizens, police officers, and neighborhood committees to prevent Uyghur Muslims from fasting during the holy month of Ramzan, media reports said.
Islamabad: The Pakistan foreign office on Friday said the official Twitter account of the Pakistan consulate in the Chinese city of Chengdu was “hacked”, hours after a tweet was posted in support of Uyghur Muslims in China.
New York: A long-awaited report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) into what China refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has concluded that “serious human rights violations” against the Uyghur and “other predominantly Muslim communities” have been committed.
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".
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.
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.
New York: Dozens of independent UN human rights experts on Friday urged the Chinese Government to “cooperate fully” with the UN human rights system over abuse allegations, and grant them “unhindered access – particularly to prisons and detention centres.
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.
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.
Beijing: China has slammed a decision taken by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund to sell off its stake in a Chinese company due to rights concerns, warning the move may cause “unnecessary losses” for Oslo.
Beirut, Lebanon: Saudi authorities are apparently preparing to deport two Muslim Uyghurs back to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said recently.
A large number of people demonstrated outside the Chinese Embassy in London on Saturday to protest against Beijing's treatment towards Uyghur community members.
London: An influential group of British lawmakers have said PM Boris Johnson-led government should back a political boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to pressure the Chinese government over the "genocide" of Uyghurs and other ethnic groups in the northwest province of Xinjiang.