January 25, 2021 04:00 (IST)
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Chinese authority forcing ethnic minority laborers in Xinjiang to pick cotton

Washington: A report has unveiled that the Chinese government is coercing hundreds of thousands of rural workers to carry out the grueling labour of handpicking cotton in the controversial Uyghur region of the country.

Evidence of forced Uyghur labour found within Xinjiang, other parts of China: British Minister

London: British foreign office minister Nigel Adams has said there is credible evidence of forced labour among Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region. 

Slavery will never be history as long as we turn a blind eye to China: Noted columnist warns

A noted journalist feels that slavery will never be history as long as the world turns a blind eye to China.

China: Big data program targets Xinjiang’s Muslims

A big data program for policing in China’s Xinjiang region arbitrarily selects Turkic Muslims for possible detention, US-based Human Rights Watch said recently.

US govt announces to block cotton import from forced labour camps in Xinjiang

Washington: The US government has said it will block cotton imports from forced labour camps in China's Xinjiang region where millions of Uyghur Muslims are persecuted.

Next generation will lose their language: Uyghur activist slams China

Washington: A key Uyghur activist feels that kids belonging to the community in China are indoctrinated 24 hours a day in communist ideology and Chinese culture.

Uyghurs: Japan weighing a legal foundation for sanctions on China

Tokyo: With the atrocities carried out on Uyghur people in China gaining international attention now, Japan has begun weighing a legal foundation for sanctions like those imposed by the U.S. and Europe, media reports said.

As US awaits final election results, Campaign for Uyghurs hopes ending Uyghur genocide by China will be pioritized

Washington: In recognition of the great privileges of living in a democratic society and keeping the US Presidential polls in mind, rights group Campaign for Uyghurs said it recognizes the importance of electing those who represent the Uyghur community.

Treatment of Chinese govt towards Uyghur is like Al-Qaeda's attitude to non-Muslims: Historian

Albanian historian Olsi Jazexhi has compared the treatment given towards Uyghur people by Chinese government with that of terrorist group Al-Qaeda's attitude towards non-Muslims.

CFU executive director Rushan Abbas calls China's treatment towards Uyghur intellectual Hursan Hassan an example of 'brutal persecutions'

Executive Director of Campaign for Uyghurs Rushan Abbas has said imprisoning and sentencing of Uyghur intellectual Hursan Hassan by Chinese authorities is another example of its brutal persecutions.

Middle East news portal slams Xi Jinping over Chinese treatment towards Uyghurs

Middle-East based digital media organization Al Arabiya Post has said in its opinion post that Chinese President Xi Jinping's policy of repression towards the Uyghur population in the country is due to his 'Hitlerite idea' of weakening the separate identity of the ethnic minority.

ETNAM appreciates US Senate for introducing resolution that calls atrocities on Uyghurs as genocide

Washington: US-based rights group East Turkistan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM) has appreciated the US Senate for introducing a resolution which recognises the atrocities carried out by China on Uyghurs as a genocide.

Dragon and its minions want world to turn a blind eye on persecution of Islam in East Turkestan: participants in webinar

A  webinar on 'Persecution of Islam in East Turkestan’ was organised by the South Asian Democratic Forum (SADF) on Thursday where the participants discussed gross human rights violations carried out by China in East Turkestan and called out the hypocritical silence of states like Pakistan, that proclaim itself as the champion of Islam and Muslims, on the Uighur issue.

Japan: Tokyo witnesses demonstration against Chinese atrocities

Tokyo: Nearly 3,000 people, including the Tibetans, Uighurs, Mongolians, Hong Kongers and Taiwanese, protested against atrocities and human rights violations by China by marching from different parts of Tokyo on Saturday.

Rights defenders, scholars unite to launch 'Global Campaign for Democratic China’

In a first of its kind, human rights defenders, scholars, and persecuted communities by China came together to launch the ‘Global Campaign for Democratic China’ on China Day.