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Human rights, multilateralism and battling COVID-19, top focus of European Union

New York: The European Union has been at the forefront of international cooperation to defeat “the same common enemy”, COVID-19, the President of the European Council, told the UN General Assembly on Friday.

Mulan row: US Senators urge Disney CEO to explain why it cooperated with Xinjiang authorities

Washington: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to The Walt Disney Company’s Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek, inquiring about Disney’s cooperation with Xinjiang’s security and propaganda authorities in the production of the movie Mulan.

US State Dept releases webpage highlighting China's atrocities on Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Washignton: The US State Department has released a new webpage that illustrates the Chinese Communist Party's abuses perpetrated against Uyghurs and members of other minority groups in Xinjiang. 

Uyghur: Activists urge OIC to discuss human rights situation in China's Xinjiang region

Glasgow: Human rights activist  Amjad Ayub Mirza has urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to convene a special session to discuss the human rights situation in China's Xinjiang region.

'With China and Pakistan's backing, Turkey's Erdogan is eyeing Islamic world leadership'

Istanbul: With the backing of China and Pakistan, Turkey is aiming to achieve a leadership role in the Islamic world and oust Saudi Arabia from this place, according to an opinion piece published in a prominent news portal.

Xinjiang is another Bangladesh waiting to happen, says activist Lily Harding

New York: Activist Lily Harding feels that Xinjiang region in China is likely to become another Bangladesh (read get liberation like Bangladesh got in 1971) as the people of the area dread Chinese Communist Party control and yearn for a stable democratic republic.

Uyghurs, Tibetans, Hong Kongers demonstrate against China in Tokyo

Tokyo: Slamming China for its policies in respective regions, about 300 Uyghur, Tibetan and Hong Kong demonstrators marched in Tokyo city of Japan on Sunday.

Xinjiang: US govt imposes sanctions on senior CCP officials over human rights violations

Washington: The United States recently imposed sanctions and visa restrictions against some senior officials of Chinese Communist Party in response to the human rights violations in Xinjiang region of the country.

Exiled Uyghurs now move ICC to probe Chinese 'genocide' in Xinjiang

A group of Uyghurs, who are currently in exile, have submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court and sought an investigation into senior Chinese officials, including Xi Jinping, for genocide and crimes against humanity.

China forcing birth control on Uyghurs to suppress their population, claims report

There seems to be no respite for minorities in China as Beijing, even at this time of  COVID-19 crisis, is forcing women to be sterilised or fitted with contraceptive devices in Xinjiang in an apparent attempt to limit the population of Muslim Uyghurs.

China convicts Uyghurs in sham trials: reports

Beijing: Describing their ordeal, Uyghur Muslims have recounted to a foreign media how they were forcefully made to confess their crimes and even convicted without proper legal representation.

Uyghur Turks: Turkey demands China to close camps

Ankara, Feb 10 (IBNS): The Turkey government on Sunday described Beijing's controversial mass "re-education" camps of Uyghur Turks in China's western region of Xinjiang as 'a great shame for humanity'.