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US: Lawmakers passes bill to force companies to disclose Xinjiang-sourced materials

Washington: Lawmakers in  Lower House of the United States Congress on Wednesday passed legislation which will now require publicly listed companies in the US to disclose commercial links to China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Uygur Region, media reports said.

Amid Xinjiang crisis, Chinese authorities are now targeting tiny Muslim community in Hainan province

Beijing: The Chinese government's religious crackdown on a minor community has now reached Sanya city in Hainan province, located almost 12,000 km from the controversial Xinjiang region where the atrocities on the Uyghur Muslims have already earned global attention.

Pakistani national becomes a victim of Chinese aggression, wife-son detained for being Uyghurs

Pakistani national Sakandar Hayat's life was turned upside down in recent months when his wife and son were detained by Chinese security officials as they are Uyghurs.

Australian think-tank claims it found 380 detention camps in Xinjiang

Canberra: An Australian think-tank has said it seems China is expanding its network of secret detention centers in Xinjiang.

H&M joins global clamour in ending alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang

Stockholm: Swedish clothing icon H&M has said it will not buy raw materials from China's Xinjiang region as it suspected the use of 'forced labour'.

I am concerned about Uyghurs in China: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Geneva: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday expressed her concern over the way Uyghurs are treated in the Xinjiang region by China.

Mulan row: US Senators urge Disney CEO to explain why it cooperated with Xinjiang authorities

Washington: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and colleagues sent a bipartisan letter to The Walt Disney Company’s Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek, inquiring about Disney’s cooperation with Xinjiang’s security and propaganda authorities in the production of the movie Mulan.

US to stop exports from Xinjiang citing China's human rights abuses

Washington/UNI: US will take steps to block some exports from China's Xinjiang region, over the country's alleged human rights abuses directed mostly against the Muslim Uighur minority of the region.

US State Dept releases webpage highlighting China's atrocities on Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Washignton: The US State Department has released a new webpage that illustrates the Chinese Communist Party's abuses perpetrated against Uyghurs and members of other minority groups in Xinjiang. 

East Turkistan govt-in-exile urges Muslim world to break silence on Chinese genocide in Xinjiang

Xinjiang:  East Turkistan Government-in-exile has urged the Muslim world to break silence on Chinese genocide of pople of Xinjiang.

China: Public washroom constructed on razed mosque site in Xinjiang

Xinjiang: Showing the mistreatment carried towards religious minorities in China, a public toilet has been erected on the site of a demolished mosque in Atush (in Chinese, Atushi) city, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), media reports said on Tuesday.

China involved in mass rapes, abortions of Uyghur women, alleges activist Rushan Abbas

Washington: A prominent social activist has alleged that Uyghur women have been facing genocide in the hands of Chinese as they are being raped, tortured and brainwashed.

Xinjiang is another Bangladesh waiting to happen, says activist Lily Harding

New York: Activist Lily Harding feels that Xinjiang region in China is likely to become another Bangladesh (read get liberation like Bangladesh got in 1971) as the people of the area dread Chinese Communist Party control and yearn for a stable democratic republic.

Xinjiang: US govt imposes sanctions on senior CCP officials over human rights violations

Washington: The United States recently imposed sanctions and visa restrictions against some senior officials of Chinese Communist Party in response to the human rights violations in Xinjiang region of the country.

China fumes, Uighurs rejoice after Trump passes law to punish Chinese crackdown on Uighur Muslims

Beijing/Washington: Cornered worldwide over the Covid-19 fiasco, China is now fuming after yet another setback as the United States passed a legislation to punish the Chinese crackdown on Uighur Muslims, media reports said.