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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.

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.