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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.

In a call with German leader Angela Merkel, Chinese President Xi Jinping said he hoped Europe would "make positive efforts with China".

China sentences <em>Uighur</em> 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”.

Turkey summons China's envoy over <em>Uighur</em> tweets

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Turkey summons China's envoy over Uighur tweets

Turkey summoned China's ambassador over tweets denouncing two top Turkish politicians over their criticism of Beijing's crackdown on Uighurs in ...

EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

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EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

BBC correspondent John Sudworth left China amid a 'full-on propaganda attack'.

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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 become a pivotal event of the century, writes Azeem Ibrahim.

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BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

A BBC correspondent had to leave China for Taiwan after facing pressure from authorities over his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses and the ...

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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, ...

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 ...

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China accuses EU of 'hypocrisy' over Uighur row

A row between Beijing and the EU over China's treatment of its Muslims Uighurs is escalating after both sides summoned each other's envoys.

France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

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France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

Ambassador Lu issued 'insults and threats' against French lawmakers as the EU imposed sanctions on Xinjiang officials.

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

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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 ...

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

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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.

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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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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 ...

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Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

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

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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 ...

EU ambassadors approve sanctioning China over <em>Uighur</em> 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 ...

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

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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

Chinese embassy official in Pakistan in 'belly dancer' scandal

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Chinese embassy official in Pakistan in 'belly dancer' scandal

Zhang Heqing - China's cultural counsellor at Beijing's embassy in Pakistan - captioned the post: 'Off your hijab, let me see your eyes. ...

China breaching all acts in UN genocide convention: report

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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.

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