U.S. Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

U.S. Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

Patricia Zengerle, David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate approved legislation on Thursday calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to toughen its respon ...

US Senate approves Uyghur human rights bill

US Senate approves Uyghur human rights bill

By Haley Byrd, CNN (CNN) The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a bill to sanction Chinese government officials responsible for forced labor camps in the region of Xinjiang, whe ...

A Uyghur Man’s Letter to His Lost Mother

A Uyghur Man’s Letter to His Lost Mother

Abdulhakim Idris is a human rights activist and the husband of the well-known advocate for Uyghurs’ rights, Rushan Abbas. He does not know where his mother is. by Abdulhakim Idris ...

Data and Phones Trap Uighurs While World Looks Other Way

Data and Phones Trap Uighurs While World Looks Other Way

By ADAM KLASFELD Half a year after the release of the “China Cables,” the Western world had harsh words for Chinese abuses of the Uighur people, but have taken no significant actio ...

The coronavirus has helped us finally see China for what it is

The coronavirus has helped us finally see China for what it is

By Kathleen Parker Columnist May 9, 2020 at 1:59 a.m. GMT+3 Thanks to a tendency to project our own values onto other countries, many Americans mistakenly assumed that China would ...

After Coronavirus, China’s Relations With the World Will Never Be the Same

After Coronavirus, China’s Relations With the World Will Never Be the Same

by Keith B. Richburg Leaders of countries long friendly to China because of economic concerns—and willing to turn a blind eye to its atrocious human rights record and abuses like h ...

UK government urged to ban import of Chinese cotton ‘made using Uighur Muslim forced labour’

UK government urged to ban import of Chinese cotton ‘made using Uighur Muslim forced labour’

  Named in submission of evidence to HMRC are some of UK's best-known high street brands, including Ikea, H&M, Muji and Uniqlo Adam Withnall The UK government has been urg ...

Is China committing genocide while the world is distracted by the global pandemic?

Is China committing genocide while the world is distracted by the global pandemic?

Jake Hoffman and Michelle Sassouni Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. If you discovered that a communist dictatorship had confirmed reports showing ...

China Organ Harvesting Campaigners demand UN Chief Investigates Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Human Rights role

China Organ Harvesting Campaigners demand UN Chief Investigates Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Human Rights role

By David Brennan n independent tribunal based in London has written to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urging him to investigate the appointment of a Chinese official to the ...

New iOS exploit discovered being used to spy on Uyghur

New iOS exploit discovered being used to spy on Uyghur

By Catalin Cimpanu New "Insomnia" exploit works on iOS versions 12.3, 12.3.1, and 12.3.2; was patched in iOS 12.4 last year. Security firm Volexity said today that it discovered a ...

CCP Assimilates Uyghurs by Banning Their Culture and Religion

CCP Assimilates Uyghurs by Banning Their Culture and Religion

Chang Xin  The Chinese government has been eradicating Uyghurs’ customs and traditions by prohibiting the use of their language, forcing them to eat pork. Forced to eat pork A Han ...

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China didn’t spare the Uyghurs even in times of pandemic, pushed them to Covid frontlines

Ayjaz Wani, 10 April, 2020 China has sent thousands of Uyghurs to its manufacturing powerhouses at Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangzi and Zhejiang to keep its factories after the lockdown. In a controversial decision the UN has appointed China to its Human Rights Council panel, where the communist nation with scant record for human rights will play a key role in selection of the UN’s investigators to monitor global ci ...

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Rumors of ‘Forced Labor’ in Uyghur Autonomous Region Refuted

By GT staff reporters Recently, US lawmakers and an Australian think tank have been sparing no effort on hyping up the so-called forced labor conspiracy in Northwest China’s Uyghur Autonomous Region Uygur Autonomous Region and pushing for a bill to limit US imports from Uyghur Autonomous Region. To refute these rumors, the Global Times visited more than 70 companies and private workshops in four prefectures ...

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How much of your stuff is linked to forced Uighur labour?

Comment: Big brands must be held responsible for forced Uighur labour, no matter how far down their supply chain, writes Tasnim Nazeer. A new report conducted by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (APSI) has revealed harrowing evidence of China's exploitation of Uighur Muslims, including their transfer to factories across the country to carry out forced labour for foreign brands. The report, entitled ...

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China Uighurs: Detained for beards, veils and internet browsing

A document that appears to give the most powerful insight yet into how China determined the fate of hundreds of thousands of Muslims held in a network of internment camps has been seen by the BBC. Listing the personal details of more than 3,000 individuals from the far western region of Xinjiang, it sets out in intricate detail the most intimate aspects of their daily lives. The painstaking records - made u ...

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Don’t forget the Uighur amid the coronavirus crisis

The world has been indifferent to the plight of the Uighurs, leading some to claim that coronavirus may be a punishment. by Omar Suleiman 14 Feb 2020 Men seen praying at the mosque at the Xinjiang Islamic Institute Urumqi, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, January 3, 2019 [Ben Blanchard/Reuters]   When a people are subjected to the most unimaginable forms of cruelty at the hands of a brutal reg ...

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