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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.

UN human rights experts urge China to allow them ‘full access’

New York: Dozens of independent UN human rights experts on Friday urged the Chinese Government to “cooperate fully” with the UN human rights system over abuse allegations, and grant them “unhindered access – particularly to prisons and detention centres.

World Uyghur Congress applauds Genocide Resolution in European Parliament

London: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) applauded the passing of a resolution in the European Parliament, by an overwhelming majority, which recognises that the Chinese government’s systemic human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkistan “amount to crimes against humanity and a serious risk of genocide”.

China: Uyghur Musims are now kept in a giant open air prison

Washington/Xinjiang: A top American newspaper has shown how Xinjiang region, a place where Uyghur Muslims stay in large numbers, have turned into an open-air prison camp by the Chinese Communist Party, media reports said.

Uyghur body disappointed with UN official Michelle Bachelet's visit to China

Washignton: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has said it is seriously disappointed with the outcomes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet’s, visit to China, including a trip to East Turkestan.

Uyghur secretary of Marxism Institute at university in China's Xinjiang detained: Reports

Xinjiang: About 20 Uyghur teachers from a university in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region, including the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) secretary of the school’s Marxism Institute, have been arrested, media reports said.

German Parliament to discuss situation of Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang region

Berlin: The German Parliament will hold a discussion on the situation of Uyghur in China's Xinjiang region on Saturday, seen as a step to put pressure on Beijing over the situation of the community in the country.

US human rights report mentions China's violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

Washington: The US State Department has released a report where it has described China’s abuses targeting Uyghurs, Hongkongers and Tibetans as among some of the worst human rights violations around the world.

China: Relatives of detained Uyghurs forced to work in Xinjiang factories

Xinjiang, China: Hundreds of family members of detained Uyghur residents of a small community in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region are now forced by authorities to work in local government-run factories, media reports said.

Xinjiang forced labour fears: China slams Norway state fund

Beijing: China has slammed a decision taken by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund to sell off its stake in a Chinese company due to rights concerns, warning the move may cause “unnecessary losses” for Oslo.

Uyghur university lecturer serving 10-year sentence in China's Xinjiang

Xinjiang, China: A Uyghur professor and translator is currently serving 10 years in prison in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region for separatism and promoting Western culture, media reports said on Wednesday.

China's wrath: Uyghur high school principal sent to 18 years in prison

Xinjiang, China: A Uyghur educator and principal of a high school in Korla in Xinjiang region of China has been serving 18 years in prison for inviting two Uyghur scholars to give presentations, media reports said on Friday.

Beijing Olympics to begin amid atrocity crimes: HRW

Beijing: The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will open amid atrocity crimes and other grave human rights violations by the Chinese government, 243 nongovernmental organizations from around the world said today.

US group asks Elon Musk to shut down Tesla showroom in Xinjiang

Washington: The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Tuesday called on industrialist Elon Musk to close a recently-opened Tesla showroom in China’s Xinjiang region, where Chinese authorities are carrying out a campaign of genocide targeting the Uyghur Muslim minority. 

Western nations need to join together against China: Justin Trudeau

Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked the West to stand against China and argued that the East Asian country's communist leadership has often been "playing" Western countries against each other.