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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.

Rights experts urge China to address grave violations in Xinjiang province

New York: China must address grave human rights violations in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), and the international community must not turn a blind eye, more than 40 UN independent experts said on Wednesday.

China responsible for ‘serious human rights violations’ in Xinjiang province: UN human rights report

New York: A long-awaited report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) into what China refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has concluded that “serious human rights violations” against the Uyghur and “other predominantly Muslim communities” have been committed.

Xinjiang officials use China’s anti-crime campaign to target those Uyghurs who are 'disloyal'

Xinjiang: A police officer has said authorities in the Chinese city of Xinjiang are using the government’s 100-day crackdown on criminals and fugitives to target Uyghurs deemed “religious extremists” and “two-faced".

China to allow Turkish delegation to visit Xinjiang

Beijing: China has decided to allow a Turkish delegation to Xinjiang, two months after the United Nations human rights chief visited the region to investigate allegations of widespread abuses.

Uyghur rights activists organize protest against China’s atrocities near UN HQ in New York

New York: The East Turkistan Government in Exile, the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement, and the Free Kazakhs Organization participated in a demonstration  at the United Nations headquarters on Tuesday to highlight China's atrocities against Uyghur community members.

Lawyers approach ICC to investigate treatment of Uyghur Muslims by China

Xinjiang/Washington: A team of lawyers recently approached the  International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation into the treatment of Uyghurs and others in China’s Xinjiang area.

47 nations voice concern over Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Geneva: As many as 47 countries have voiced concern about China's Uyghur repression and Beijing's abuses in the country’s far-western Xinjiang region.