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China appoints Guangdong veteran, two Uygur cadres with security and development experience to Xinjiang Communist Party committee

Beijing: China has appointed a Guangdong veteran and two Uygur cadres with significant security and development experience to the Xinjiang Communist Party committee, media reports said on Monday.

CCP appoints US sanctioned Xinjiang official Wang Junzheng as Tibet Unit chief

Beijing: The Chinese Communist Party has appointed Wang Junzheng, the senior official sanctioned by the United States, Britain, the European Union and Canada for his role in China’s far western Xinjiang region, as the Communist Party chief of the Tibet autonomous region, media reports said as quoted by the South China Morning Post.

Chinese police tortured Uyghurs in Xinjiang, reveals ex-cop

A  former Chinese police detective has shared chilling information on how hundreds of police officers armed with rifles went house to house in the Uyghur inhabited  far western region of China and pulled people out of their residence to handcuff and hood them.

Uyghur issue: US Senate passes bill to ban Xinjiang imports

Washington: The US Senate has passed a bill to ban imports from Xinjiang region, an episode which has potential to further trigger conflict between Washington and Beijing.

Blinken meets Uyghur internment camp survivors, calls for an end to China’s ongoing genocide

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with seven Uyghur internment camp survivors, advocates, and relatives of individuals detained in Xinjiang to express the United States’ commitment to work with allies and partners in calling for an end to China’s ongoing crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang.

US congressional body agency asks UN to move on investigation of alleged human rights abuses in China

Washington: A US congressional body has asked United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to act on recommendations by UN-appointed monitors and take special measures to investigate alleged human rights abuses by China, media reports said.

Pakistan accepts China's version on Xinjiang's Uighurs, finds merit in its 'alternative model': PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country accepted Beijing's version regarding the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang province.

Imran Khan backs China over Xinjiang, says Islamabad's relationship with Beijing is 'very deep'

Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan has once again backed China over the persecution of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and said he believes in Beijing's version of events that goes on in the controversial region.

Forced labour evidenced in solar industries attached to China's questionable Xinjiang region

Beijing: Uyghurs are currently working at a silicon factory in China’s northwestern desert where the temperature even soars to more than 2,000 degrees.

China stung: Canada expresses concern over Xinjiang issue

The Canadian government has expressed deep concern about the human rights situation in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

US adds five Chinese companies to export restrictions list over human rights abuses

Washington/Sputnik: The US government placed five Chinese companies on its Entity List that restricts their ability to receive exports, the Commerce Department said in a document.

Imran Khan draws flak for his Uyghur remarks

Washington/Islamabad: Critics have slammed PM Imran Khan over his recent statement on Chinese treatment towards Uyghur Muslims where he asked  why the world was fixated on Xinjiang while ignoring what India was doing in Kashmir.

China sanctions Belgian lawmaker for motion which alerts about genocide risk against Xinjiang Uygurs

Beijing: Beijing has sanctioned a Belgian lawmaker who called for a proposal warning of a risk of genocide against Uygur Muslims in Xinjiang, a region which has always triggered international criticisms over China's alleged treatment towards the Uyghur Muslim community.

Chinese census data showed migration hiked Han population in Xinjiang

Beijing: A 2020 Chinese census report has revealed that the Han population in China’s western region of Xinjiang grew faster than the ethnic minority Uygur population over the last decade, media reports said.

Uygur tribunal: Former Chinese policeman discloses chilling account of treatment towards Uyghurs

A former policeman has revealed the way Uyghurs were tortured in China's Xinjiang region while giving his testimony at a London-based tribunal.