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Pilgrims well up with tears of joy after being handpicked from among millions of Muslims vying for this year's hajj pilgrimage, which has been drastically curtailed due to coronavirus.

France's foreign minister has proposed a UN-led observer mission to evaluate the treatment of China's Uighur Muslim population.

Fears for Uighur <em>Muslim</em> detainees amid Xinjiang coronavirus outbreak

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Fears for Uighur Muslim detainees amid Xinjiang coronavirus outbreak

A rise in reported Covid-19 cases in the Muslim-majority Xinjiang province could mean the virus is spreading among Uighur detainees.

Turkey 'deporting' Uighur Muslims to China via third countries

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Turkey 'deporting' Uighur Muslims to China via third countries

Increasing economic dependence on Beijing has forced Turkey to weaken its criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims, a new report alleges.

US blacklists 11 companies over China's mistreatment of <em>Uighurs</em>

The New Arab Staff

US blacklists 11 companies over China's mistreatment of Uighurs

The United States has blacklisted companies with alleged links to China's mistreatment of its Muslim Uighur minority.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Just Do It: Stop forced Uighur labour in China

Comment: American consumers must use the power of the purse to protest the use of Uighur labour in the supply chains of global brands, writes Khaled Beydoun.

The New Arab Staff

Chinese face masks 'produced with Uighur forced labour'

A number of Chinese PPE producers exporting face masks around the world employ Uighur forced labour, according to a new investigation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes against ...

The New Arab Staff

UK opposition calls for China sanctions over Uighur persecution

China has warned of a 'resolute response' to unilateral sanctions from the UK.

Who will stop the Uighur genocide?

Dolkun Isa

Who will stop the Uighur genocide?

Comment: President of the World Uighur Congress, Dolkun Isa denounces China's horrific attempts to eradicate the Uighur people, and the world's ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi newspaper prints full-page denial of China's Uighur persecution

A Saudi semi-official news outlet Okaz is facing criticism after publishing a column by a Chinese envoy denying the allegations that his country ...

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The latest Chinese response followed a US announcement of visa bans and an assets freeze on three officials, including the architect of ...

US sanctions senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights abuses

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US sanctions senior Chinese officials over Uighur rights abuses

The US has imposed visa bans and asset freezes on senior Chinese officials including the chief of the Communist Party, in response to 'horrific' ...

Exiled <em>Uighurs</em> bring first-ever ICC claim against China

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

US seizes 'human hair' shipment 'made in Uighur camps'

The New Arab Staff

US seizes 'human hair' shipment 'made in Uighur camps'

A shipment of almost $1 million worth of hair products were seized by US customs, on suspicions they were made in forced Uighur labour camps.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pompeo slams China’s forced sterilisation of Uighur Muslims

China's Uighur minority have faced gross human rights abuses.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth ...

The New Arab

Trump to sign bill condemning China over Uighur crackdown

Donald Trump is set to sign legislation calling for sanctions against Chinese officials deemed responsible for Uighur abuses.

CJ Werleman

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

Comment: Western governments must target supply chains, and punish corporations that continue to profit from directly from forced Uighur labour, ...

US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

The New Arab & agencies

US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

The US House of Representatives voted with just one dissent in favour of the Uighur Human Rights Act.

The New Arab & agencies

Beijing vows to shield firms from sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing has accused Washington of 'meddling' in Chinese affairs.

Turkey envoy slams US senators over Uighur comments

The New Arab

Turkey envoy slams US senators over Uighur comments

US senators have accused Turkey of mistreating muslim Uighurs who have escaped prosecution in China.

Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur crackdown

The New Arab

Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur crackdown

The US Senate passed a bipartisan bill urging President Donald Trump to toughen his response to China's crackdown on the Uighur Muslim ...

UK cotton imports under scrutiny over forced Uighur labour

Jan-Peter Westad

UK cotton imports under scrutiny over forced Uighur labour

Lawyers and activists are calling for the UK to ban Chinese cotton from Xinjiang over the alleged use of forced labour involving Uighur Muslims.

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