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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.

Chinese human rights abuse: Japan, Australian ministers express deep concern over Xinjiang issue

Melbourne: Japan and Australia’s foreign and defense ministers on Wednesday expressed strong concerns over the human rights abuses in China.

Chinese Atrocities: Uyghurs 'treated worse than dogs' in Xinjiang camps, hears independent tribunals

London: An independent  "people's tribunal" has heard that Uyghur Muslims  are treated "worse than dogs" in Chinese camps in Xinjiang, media reports said.

Budapest to rename four roads to protest against building Chinese university

Budapest: China is facing yet another heat from Budapest as the Mayor of the Hungary capital has decided to rename streets in protest to plans to build a Chinese university in the city.

UK: 'Uyghur Tribunal' starts investigating atrocities in China's Xinjiang

London: A series of hearing started on Friday in London to gather evidence whether the Chinese government's alleged human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region was a genocide, media reports said.

Xinjiang: Members of US Congress to reconsider maintaining ties with Chinese sports companies

A US congressional group has asked National Basketball Association (NBA) players to reconsider maintaining their ties with Chinese sports companies that use cotton from Xinjiang.

China opposes Australia-NZ government's remark on Hong Kong, Uyghur issues

Beijing: The Chinese government has expressed concern over the statement issued by New Zealand and Australian PMs over the Hong Kong and Uyghur issues.

Australia, NZ jointly voice concern over Chinese treatment towards Uyghur, Hong Kong

Australia and New Zealand have jointly expressed deep concerns over the situation that limits the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong and the Chinese government's treatment towards Uyghur Muslims.

Chinese dominance: Xinjiang authorities detain elderly Uyghur woman

Beijing: There seems to be no respite for Uyghurs in China as authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) allegedly detained a woman in an internment camp on suspicion of “religious extremism” after she intervened in a domestic dispute between her neighbours, according to authorities.

Report alleges China is using Uyghur forced labour to make solar panels

Beijing: An investigation has found that the global production of solar panels is using forced labour from China's Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province.

Uyghur issue: Nordic, Baltic countries express 'grave concern'

As many as eight  Nordic and Baltic countries issued a joint statement which said they are "gravely concerned" about the situation of the Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang region, media reports said.

China: Jailed Uyghur businessman dies in Xinjiang Prison Hospital under mysterious circumstances

A jailed Uyghur businessman has been confirmed to have died in a prison hospital in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), leaving many people to speculate that he passed away as a result of torture while in detention.