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

Former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has come out to condemn it, criticising Iran for "plundering the country" and for "allowing foreign troops to enter". But what does it really entail?

Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The New Arab Staff

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.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

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 rates, a new ...

The New Arab Staff

China sentencing Uighur Muslims in 'sham trials': report

Detainees are forced to pick from a list of crimes including praying, wearing a headscarf, and traveling abroad, a new report has said.

The New Arab & agencies

Arms depot blast kills six rebels in Syria's Idlib

An explosion inside an Idlib arms depot - possibly caused by Russian air strikes - has killed six militants from an Uighur-dominated Islamist ...

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.

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.

UK urged to suspend imports from Chinese 'prison camps'

The New Arab & agencies

UK urged to suspend imports from Chinese 'prison camps'

The World Uyghur Congress and the Global Legal Action Network called on the British government to suspend cotton imports from China's ...

The New Arab

Campaigners urge Kazakhstan not to expel Chinese asylum seekers

Human Rights Watch is urging Kazakhstan to keep two Kazakh asylum seekers instead of sending them back to China, over worries that the two men ...

Stop Uighur internment camps or take Olympics from China

Narjas Zatat

Stop Uighur internment camps or take Olympics from China

As China gears up to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the country continues to face accusations of horrific human rights abuses against its Uighur ...

A hunger for halal as UK food industry booms

Sami Rahman

A hunger for halal as UK food industry booms

The halal food industry in Britain is booming and for the first time ever, Muslim consumers have more choice than ever before.

US slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighurs

Hind Berji

US slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighurs

The bill, passed in early December, will see that Chinese officials involved in Uighur detention are held "accountable for gross human rights ...

China's Uighurs: A genocide in the making

Hind Berji

China's Uighurs: A genocide in the making

China is sparing no effort in its attempt to erase any proof of its Uighur Muslim population.

The New Arab & agencies

UN chief rejects claim he didn't condemn China

United Nations Chief Antonio Guterres rejected the accusation that he has 'only done discreet diplomacy' to pressure China to improve its treatment of Uighur Muslims.

Kevin Schwartz

India's bludgeoning of Kashmir

Comment: India's treatment of Kashmiris shows that the global practice of Muslim repression has now reached new heights, writes Kevin Schwartz.

The New Arab

Uighur families use TikTok videos to expose Chinese detention

China says their relatives are either free or in 're-education camps'. These Uighur Muslims are turning to TikTok to raise awareness of their ...

CJ Werleman

Protect Uighur Muslims abroad. They're refugees fleeing China's oppression

Comment: Uighur Muslim refugees with expiring passports face a double bind, either return to China and risk persecution or remain and be ...

China claims '90 percent' of Uighur detainees 'freed'

The New Arab

China claims '90 percent' of Uighur detainees 'freed'

Uighur Muslims are calling on China to #ProveThe90 after officials claimed 90 percent of 're-education camp' detainees in Xinjiang had been ...

The New Arab

China orders Beijing restaurants to 'tear down' Halal signs

Halal restaurant owners in Beijing have been told to remove Arabic and Islamic symbols amid the continuing crackdown on Muslims in China.

Exiled Uighur leader slams 'silence' over China crackdown

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,

China's social media 'troll army' wages war on Muslims

The New Arab & agencies

China's social media 'troll army' wages war on Muslims

The self-styled patriotic Dina Central Army has trolled pro-Uighur groups on Facebook with Chinese government propaganda - calling the Uighur ...

Turkey urged to lead investigation into Chinese 'Muslim persecution'

The New Arab

Turkey urged to lead investigation into Chinese 'Muslim persecution'

Human Rights Watch has praised Turkey's recent condemnations of the persecution of Uighur Muslims in China and called on the country to lead a ...

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