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Human Rights Watch has called on the Saudi authorities to immediately disclose the status of Hemdullah Abduweli, a 52 year-old Muslim scholar, and his friend, Nurmemet Rozi.

In a new book, the Pope acknowledged China's Uighurs as a 'persecuted' people, a claim the Chinese FM dismissed as 'groundless'.

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls to 'disarm Islamophobia with kindness'

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls to 'disarm Islamophobia with kindness'

"Let's disarm Islamophobia with kindness," Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil wrote on Twitter.

US removes group blamed by China from terror list

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US removes group blamed by China from terror list

The US announced its removal of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, which China regularly blames for its crackdown on the Xinjiang region, from ...

Pompeo urges Indonesians to oppose China's <em>Uighur</em> persecution

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Pompeo urges Indonesians to oppose China's Uighur persecution

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Indonesian Muslim groups not to be swayed by China on the Uighur issue.

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China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

Chinese officials say that new developments appears to show coronavirus infections have been curbed in Xinjiang province.

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'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

Thermal cameras manufactured by Hikvision, a firm blacklisted by the US for alleged links to Chinese Uighur surveillance, are ...

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US senators seek to declare China 'genocide' against Uighurs

The text states that China's campaign "against Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and members of other Muslim minority groups in the Xinjiang ...

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Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

Hundreds of Kazakhs have been detained by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

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Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

'Loyalty is hard to come by nowadays,' Ozil said in a recent statement, criticising Arsenal after being left out of the North London team's ...

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Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Comment: The language and logic of counter-terrorism established by the US has been used to justify a devastating spectrum of Muslim persecution ...

Uighurs tell of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government

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Uighurs tell of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government

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

Nearly 40 nations demand China respect <em>Uighur</em> human rights

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Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

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

Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

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Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

A number of Muslim-led Middle Eastern countries have arrested exiled Uighur Muslims and deported them to China in collaboration with ...

China gives rare confirmation of <em>Uighur</em> man's death

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China gives rare confirmation of Uighur man's death

In a rare move, Beijing has confirmed the death of a Uighur man who is thought to have been held in a Xinjiang detention camp.

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Hundreds protest in Istanbul against China's Uighur treatment

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Istanbul, calling for an end to the China's crackdown on Uighur Muslims.

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US House votes for companies to declare Xinjiang products

The US House of Representatives has voted to force companies to disclose any products which come from the Xinjiang region of China, amid severe ...

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At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

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Thousands of mosques in Xinjiang demolished in recent years

China has been accused of gross human rights violations committed against its Uighur Muslim population.

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

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Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the ...

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China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The number of detention centres in China's Xinjiang province is around 40 percent greater than previous estimates, researchers have found.

Birth rates decrease in Xinjiang, China denies forced sterilisation

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Birth rates decrease in Xinjiang, China denies forced sterilisation

Birth rates in Muslim-majority Xinjiang have decreased in what critics are calling the outcome of a government-led forced sterilisation of ...

US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

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US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

The US House of Representatives voted to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region over reports of forced Uighur labour.

US blocks Chinese products from <em>Uighur</em> 'forced labour'

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US blocks Chinese products from Uighur 'forced labour'

The US announced it would block a range of Chinese products made by "forced labour" in the Xinjiang region.

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