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Protests in Bangladesh, Nepal over persecution of Uyghurs in China

Dhaka: A protest rally and human chain was held on Thursday at Dhaka National Press Club by Islamic scholars and Ulemas under the banner of ‘Uyghur Muslim Rights Council’(Uyghur Musalmaner Odhikar Parishad) to demand political and religious rights for the persecuted people in Xinjaing Uyghur Autonomous Region of China.

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.

UNGA: 39 countries target China over its policy towards Hong Kong, Xinjiang

Geneva: As many as 39 nations have condemned China's policy towards people in Hong Kong and Xinjiang regions.

Beijing is carrying out 'cultural genocide' in Xinjiang

Beijing: China is carrying out a 'cultural genocide' in Xinjiang region where thousands of people are believed to be kept in concentration camps, according to an article in The Atlantic.

China admits death of Uyghur man whose family says he was held in Xinjiang camps since 2017

London: In a rare stance, China has formally confirmed to the UN the death of a Uyghur man whose family believes he had been held in a Xinjiang internment camp since 2017, media reports said.

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.

US: Lawmakers passes bill to force companies to disclose Xinjiang-sourced materials

Washington: Lawmakers in  Lower House of the United States Congress on Wednesday passed legislation which will now require publicly listed companies in the US to disclose commercial links to China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Uygur Region, media reports said.

Amid Xinjiang crisis, Chinese authorities are now targeting tiny Muslim community in Hainan province

Beijing: The Chinese government's religious crackdown on a minor community has now reached Sanya city in Hainan province, located almost 12,000 km from the controversial Xinjiang region where the atrocities on the Uyghur Muslims have already earned global attention.

Pakistani national becomes a victim of Chinese aggression, wife-son detained for being Uyghurs

Pakistani national Sakandar Hayat's life was turned upside down in recent months when his wife and son were detained by Chinese security officials as they are Uyghurs.

Australian think-tank claims it found 380 detention camps in Xinjiang

Canberra: An Australian think-tank has said it seems China is expanding its network of secret detention centers in Xinjiang.

H&M joins global clamour in ending alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang

Stockholm: Swedish clothing icon H&M has said it will not buy raw materials from China's Xinjiang region as it suspected the use of 'forced labour'.

I am concerned about Uyghurs in China: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Geneva: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday expressed her concern over the way Uyghurs are treated in the Xinjiang region by China.

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 to stop exports from Xinjiang citing China's human rights abuses

Washington/UNI: US will take steps to block some exports from China's Xinjiang region, over the country's alleged human rights abuses directed mostly against the Muslim Uighur minority of the region.

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.