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Uighur Muslims are being advertised for labour under military-style management in 'package deals' on Chinese websites, in the latest evidence of forced labour

Intercommunal clashes between the Massalit and Arab communities in Sudan's Darfur region have now taken the lives of 132 people.

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Ruth Ingram

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Uighur women and girls are not only enduring unspeakable cruelties in internment camps, subject to draconian sterilisation procedures, rape and sexual violence, but also in their everyday home lives.

China sentences Uighur ex-government officials to death for ‘separatism’

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China sentences Uighur ex-government officials to death for ‘separatism’

China has handed two Uighur former government officials death sentences for allegedly carrying out “separatist activities”.

US weighs Beijing Olympics boycott with partners, allies

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US weighs Beijing Olympics boycott with partners, allies

The Biden administration is considering a possible boycott of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics to protest China’s human rights record.

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Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

50 people have been killed in four days of violence in Sudan's Darfur.

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Kurdish humanitarian dies from Covid-19 in Sweden

Ghafouri set up a charity to support Yazidis diplaced by IS.

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Iraq judge at Saddam's trial dies of Covid-19

Mohammed Oreibi al-Khalifa, who became the lead judge in Saddam Hussein's trial for genocide, has died of coronavirus complications in ...

Azeem Ibrahim

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Comment: Given China's increasing power, the international community must act now to ensure that a Uighur genocide does not become ...

Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘<em>genocide</em>’

Brooke Anderson

Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘genocide’

Dozens of Uighurs and supporters gathered outside the Chinese embassy in Washington to raise awareness of human rights abuses against the ...

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UN in talks with China for unrestricted Xinjiang visit

The UN is in negotiations with Beijing for a visit "without restrictions" to Xinjiang to see how the Uyghur minority is being treated, ...

Turkish ex-police chiefs jailed for journalist murder

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Turkish ex-police chiefs jailed for journalist murder

Hrant Dink's death plunged Turkey's Armenian community into mourning and sparked a sprawling trial that lasted over a decade and involved top ...

China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

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China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

On Friday China announced sanctions against nine UK individuals and four entities, saying they had "maliciously spread lies and disinformation" ...

China envoy invites Italian MPs to Xinjiang

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China envoy invites Italian MPs to Xinjiang

China's ambassador to Rome suggested Italian lawmakers personally visit the Xinjiang region to check whether the local Muslim Uyghur minority is ...

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US President Biden 'to officially recognise Armenian genocide'

Joe Biden will reportedly be the first US president to officially denote the actions of the former Ottoman Empire in the First World War as genocide.

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Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

Campaigners are calling on Airbnb to drop its sponsorship connection with the Olympics over alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong ...

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UK parliament rejects amendment aimed at blocking China deals

An amendment backed by rebel Conservative Party MPs and opposition lawmakers failed to pass through the UK parliament's lower chamber on Monday.

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China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

Beijing has banned 10 Europeans, including EU parliamentarians, from entry over the new sanctions.

UK sanctions Chinese officials over 'industrial-scale abuses' against Uighurs

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UK sanctions Chinese officials over 'industrial-scale abuses' against Uighurs

Britain joined the US, EU and Canada in imposing sanctions against Chinese officials.

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Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

The motion would urge Australia to act on allegations of forced labour.

UK local council changes names in solidarity with Uighurs

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UK local council changes names in solidarity with Uighurs

The local council of the London area of Tower Hamlets will change names of roads and buildings in solidarity with Uighur Muslims and other ...

EU ambassadors approve sanctioning China over Uighur abuses

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EU ambassadors approve sanctioning China over Uighur abuses

EU ambassadors agreed on implementing fresh sanctions on four Chinese individuals over mass abuse of the country's Uighur Muslim minority

UK foreign minister wants trade deals with rights violators

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UK foreign minister wants trade deals with rights violators

Avoiding trade agreements with human rights violators would prevent the UK from tapping into 'growth markets', Raab said.

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