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Calls grow at UN for unobstructed access to China’s Xinjiang region

Washington: There has been a growing call from Western nations and  human rights groups to allow the U.N. human rights chief unobstructed access to the Xinjiang region to investigate the situation of ethnic  Uyghur Muslims  and other Turkic Muslim minorities.

Chinese govt committing crimes against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, says Human Rights Watch

Beijing: The Chinese government is committing crimes against humanity against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the northwest region of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

Uyghurs praise Canadian parliament decision to declare China's treatment of the community genocide

Ottawa: Campaign for Uyghurs group has called Canada’s House of Commons move of  adopting a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province a genocide as 'encouraging'.

Canadian parliament calls on government to declare China's treatment of Uyghurs genocide

Toronto/Sputnik: Canada’s House of Commons adopted a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province a genocide.

Genocide was committed against the Uyghurs: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken targets China

Washington: Newly confirmed US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has targeted China and said the country's treatment towards Uyghur and Muslim minority population  is genocide. 

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.