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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Baroness Warsi: We are standing by as yet another potential genocide unfolds

The Uighurs are being subjected to the largest surveillance and internment of an ethnic minority since the Holocaust. The horrors of the past are being repeated - and we are failing to act, writes Baroness Warsi In November last year a data leak of highly classified Chinese government documents to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists led to an explosive Panorama documentary bringing the ...

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China’s latest move in its Uighur crackdown is forcing Muslims to redecorate their homes to make them look more Chinese

A Chinese flag In the Mosque In Uyghur Region  Sinéad Baker | Jan 13, 2020 China is reportedly forcing members of its Uighur Muslim minority to redecorate their homes to make them look more traditionally Chinese. Radio Free Asia reported that officials in China's Xinjiang western region are ordering Uighurs get rid of their their traditional home decoration and to "modernize" the spaces to make them more Ch ...

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Chinese commentators refusing to mention Mesut Özil during Arsenal matches

Mesut Özil is facing a permanent blacklisting in China to such an extent that TV commentators are deliberately not mentioning his name during broadcasts of Arsenal matches. Özil played a starring role in Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Manchester United last week but the commentators on the PPTV streaming channel did not mention his name once, either when running through the team line-ups or when the 31-year-old ...

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Trump Administration’s Actions in Middle East Complicate Its Criticisms of China

By Edward Wong  , Jan. 9, 2020 WASHINGTON — When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a news conference this week in which he justified President Trump’s order to kill Iran’s most powerful general, he also took the opportunity to criticize China twice: for its mass detentions of Muslims and for its repressive policies in Hong Kong. China hit back immediately. “It must be pointed out that the wars staged by t ...

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China’s leaders seeking to ‘draw strength from weakness’ in 2020

In early December, China’s ministry of foreign affairs jumped the Great Fire Wall used by Beijing to block access to many foreign websites, and joined Twitter to communicate directly with the outside world. Its tweets so far have ranged from calling the US a “SUPER LIAR” and upbraiding foreign journalists, to lauding China’s victories: “China’s vast land of 9.6 million km² is free from war, fear, refugees a ...

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