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The 5,000 Uighurs resident in Australia, many of them former refugees and their families, say they 'continue to live in fear'.

The US, Japan and many EU countries urged China to respect Uighur human rights.

TNA Voice Podcast: Disney's complicity in China's rights abuses

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TNA Voice Podcast: Disney's complicity in China's rights abuses

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Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

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Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

Mulan's remake is facing fresh boycott calls after some scenes were filmed in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have been oppressed.

China slaps tit-for-tat sanctions on US lawmakers, Xinjiang envoy

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China slaps tit-for-tat sanctions on US lawmakers, Xinjiang envoy

Sanctions will also be applied on the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China, an agency that monitors human rights in the Asian country.

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 Beijing's hardline policies against minorities.

Assia Belgacem

The Invisible Muslim: Journeys Through Whiteness and Islam

Book Club: Medina Tenour Whiteman contemplates identity and belonging in a poignant memoir on her experiences as a white Muslim.

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.

The New Arab & agencies

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

Two officials at Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late ...

US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

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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.

Sam Hamad

Coronavirus in service of authoritarianism

Comment: Authoritarian governments from China to the US are weaponizing the coronavirus to seize greater power, writes Sam Hamad.

Israel's El Al suspends Beijing flights over coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's El Al suspends Beijing flights over coronavirus

There have been no recorded incidents of the new coronavirus in Israel yet, but the health ministry said it was 'a matter of time'.

US Congress urges action into China's Uighur abuse

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US Congress urges action into China's Uighur abuse

US lawmakers have urged action into China's treatment of the minority Muslim Uighur population.

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

CJ Werleman

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

Comment: In a shameful pursuit of profit, the NBA is curtailing freedom of speech and helping brush Chinese human rights abuses under the rug, ...

US restricts visas to China officials over Uighur 'repression'

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US restricts visas to China officials over Uighur 'repression'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday called on China to 'release all those arbitrarily detained', urging an end to its campaign of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Exiled Uighur leader slams 'silence' over China crackdown

China has rounded up more than one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic peoples in the northwestern region of Xinjiang,

The New Arab & agencies

US lawmakers urge sanctions on China official over Uighurs

A broad group of US lawmakers have called for sanctions against China's top official in Xinjiang over alleged abuses - including mass detentions ...

Ruth Ingram

Dystopian tourism in Kashgar

Feature: China's Xinjiang Province, while ruthlessly clamping down on its local Uighur Muslim population, is simultaneously rolling out its ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli settler sues Airbnb over West Bank settlement ban

The vacation rental company said on Monday it would take down 200 listings in Israeli settlements after coming under pressure by Palestinians ...

Kazakh families torn apart in China's Xinjiang crackdown

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Kazakh families torn apart in China's Xinjiang crackdown

Kazakhs nationals share stories of despair and separation from relatives living in Xinjiang.

Florence Dixon

Explainer: China's persecution of Uighur Muslims

The New Arab explains the long history behind the recent revelations of China's persecution of the Uighur Muslims of Xinjiang province.

Trial shines spotlight on Chinese 'reeducation camps' for Muslims

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Trial shines spotlight on Chinese 'reeducation camps' for Muslims

Secretive "re-education camps" allegedly holding hundreds of thousands of people in a Muslim-majority region in western China are the focus of ...

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Robin Yassin-Kassab

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Comment: This is not the first time the demonisation of 'threatening' communities has prepared the way for slaughter, writes Robin ...

Oman's foggy cool monsoon season and festival draws tourists

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Oman's foggy cool monsoon season and festival draws tourists

A 60-day festival in Oman draw hundreds of thousands of visitors in celebration of Oman’s cultural diversity of Arab, African, and Asian roots ...

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