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Uyghur inmates in a Chinese prison forced to work for 12-14 hours in vast fields

A large number of Uyghur inmates in Xinjiang's Keriye Prison are forced to work for  12-14 hours a day in vast fields of red dates called jujubes, media reports said.

US condemns China for handing down life sentence to Uyghur academic Rahile Dawut

The US State Department has condemned China for handing down a life sentence to Uyghur academic Rahile Dawut.

Rights experts warn against forced separation of Uyghur children in China

Forced separations and language policies for Uyghur and other minority Muslim children at State-run boarding schools in China’s Xinjiang region carry the risk of forced assimilation, three UN independent human rights experts said on Tuesday.

China using Uyghur woman to spread propaganda among locals in Pakistan: Report

China is trying to use local Uyghurs as a part of its propaganda tool to showcase the happy face of the community among Pakistani people.

Uyghurs to mark Urumqi massacre, demonstrate outside Chinese Embassy in Washington

Members of a non-profit organization, based in the US capital Washington DC, will protest outside the Chinese Embassy in the city to mark Urumqi Massacre.

Chinese atrocities in Xinjiang: Protests erupt across Turkey

Istanbul: Uyghur and Turkish NGOs recently demonstrated in several parts of Turkey on Sunday to protest against the atrocities carried out by Chinese authorities in the Xinjiang region in the pretext of controlling COVID-19.

Uyghur activists demonstrate near Chinese Consulate in Istanbul

Istanbul: Several Uyghur activists demonstrated  near the Chinese Consulate in Istanbul against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recently.

50 UN member states condemn China's rights abuses in Xinjiang

Washington: As many as 50 members of the United Nations issued a joint statement where they condemned the Chinese government’s oppression of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in Xinjiang province.

Germany decides to reevaluate relationship with China, Beijing irked

Munich: Germany has decided to reevaluate its relationship with China after the outcome of the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and on numerous issues including the treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, media reports said on Tuesday.

UK govt sued over forced labour import from China's Xinjiang

London: A rights group has claimed in its report that Britain’s government will appear in court at the end of October to answer charges it has failed to block products made with forced labor in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang from entering the UK.

China using influencers to whitewash human rights abuses, claims report

Beijing: The Chinese government is attempting to use social media influencers from the Xinjiang region, Tibet, and Inner Mongolia to whitewash human rights abuses through an increasingly sophisticated propaganda campaign, claims a report.

Experts suspect China’s rollout of 5G base stations in Xinjiang will only boost surveillance

Xinjiang: Experts believe that China's decision to roll out thousands of 5G base stations throughout its far-western Xinjiang region will not be used for economic development but for enhanced digital surveillance of Uyghurs and other Muslims.

Chinese govt imposes ban on residents from leaving Xinjiang to tackle COVID-19 situation

Xinjiang: The Chinese government has imposed a ban on residents from leaving Xinjiang region amid rise in COVID-19 cases.

Uyghur Association in Vienna hosts photo exhibition to showcase ongoing human rights abuse in Xinjiang

Vienna: The Uyghur Association in Vienna recently hosted a  photo exhibition on Sept 22 to showcase ongoing human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang province.

China: Police detain four in Xinjiang for allegedly spreading rumours about COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing: Police in the Xinjiang region of China have arrested four internet users and accused them of spreading rumours about an outbreak of Covid-19.