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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.

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

China sanctions Americans, Canadians over <em>Uighur</em> criticism

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China sanctions Americans, Canadians over Uighur criticism

China has announced measures against two Americans, a Canadian, and a rights group in retaliation for US and Canadian sanctions imposed for rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.

UK parliament rejects amendment aimed at blocking China deals

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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.

China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

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

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EU slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

The European Union is sanctioning four Chinese officials accused of responsibility for abuses against Uighurs, as part of a raft of measures targeting alleged human rights offenders around the world.

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Behind Macron's faux issues lies an ugly reality

Comment: Macron is whipping up anti-Muslim sentiment in order to cover up for his own failures: An economic crisis, rising inequality and a ...

US to address <em>Uighur</em> genocide in talks with China

The New Arab Staff

US to address Uighur genocide in talks with China

The meeting in Alaska next week will be the first between Chinese and US officials under the Biden administration

Narjas Zatat

China breaching all acts in UN genocide convention: report

A newly-published report says China has violated every single provision in the UN Genocide Convention.

Holocaust survivors urge UK to back Uighurs

Tasnim Nazeer

Holocaust survivors urge UK to back Uighurs

The UK could be the latest country to implement legislation targeting China over its repression of the Uighur minority.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya <em>Muslims</em>

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by ...

China smears female <em>Uighur</em> ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

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China smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

Chinese officials have targeted Uighur former detainees in recent months, rejecting allegations of forced sterilisation and abuse.

US urged to reintroduce bill banning <em>Uighur</em> forced-labour products

The New Arab Staff

US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur forced-labour products

The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in ...

Allison Quatrini

How does Uighur 'genocide' designation affect US policy?

Comment: Whether to designate human rights atrocities as genocide is a fraught discussion that can hinder rather than precipitate further action, writes Allison Quatrini.

The New Arab Staff

HRW accuses Australia of 'blocking' justice for Palestinians

Human Rights Watch condemned remarks by Australia's Foreign Minister saying that the country did not recognise the International Criminal ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken presses China on Uighurs in firsts call

The new US Secretary of State's first phone call with China took on the topic of the country's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, UK vow action after Uighur sexual violence report

The US and UK vowed action after a BBC investigation detailed testimonies of sexual violence against Uighur women in Chinese camps.

US 'deeply disturbed' at reports of <em>Uighur</em> mass rape

The New Arab Staff

US 'deeply disturbed' at reports of Uighur mass rape

The US has called for an investigation on the systematic rape and sexual abuse against Muslim Uighur women in Chinese internment camps ...

The New Arab Staff

Chinese police database reveals large-scale monitoring of Muslim minorities

A massive Chinese police database has shed further light on the close monitoring of Muslim minority groups in China's Xinjiang province.

Biden adviser wants more action against China over Uighurs

The New Arab Staff

Biden adviser wants more action against China over Uighurs

A top security adviser to US President Joe Biden says China-related issues are a priority in upcoming talks with European allies.

UK Jews to condemn <em>Uighur</em> genocide on Holocaust Day

The New Arab Staff

UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial ...

Twitter blocks Chinese embassy account over <em>Uighur</em> tweet

The New Arab Staff

Twitter blocks Chinese embassy account over Uighur tweet

Twitter has blocked the account of the Chinese embassy in the US after its post about Uighur women.

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