Breaking News

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

The Biden administration is considering a possible boycott of the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics to protest China’s human rights record.

EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

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

UN in talks with China for unrestricted Xinjiang visit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 UK figures over Xinjiang

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

On Friday China announced sanctions against nine UK individuals and four entities, saying they had "maliciously spread lies and disinformation" ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook says cyber spies in China targeted Uyghurs

Facebook said it disrupted efforts by hackers in China to spy on supporters of the Uyghur minority living abroad.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China envoy invites Italian MPs to Xinjiang

China's ambassador to Rome suggested Italian lawmakers personally visit the Xinjiang region to check whether the local Muslim Uyghur minority is ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

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.

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

The New Arab Staff

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

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

UK foreign minister wants trade deals with rights violators

The New Arab Staff

UK foreign minister wants trade deals with rights violators

Avoiding trade agreements with human rights violators would prevent the UK from tapping into 'growth markets', Raab said.

China breaching all acts in UN genocide convention: report

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.

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.

The New Arab Staff

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.

The New Arab Staff

Trudeau slammed for abstaining from Uighur rights vote

A US-based Uighur rights group slammed Trudeau's decision as a 'complete disappointment'.

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 ...

China boasts of 'liberating baby-machine Uighur women' in Xinjiang

The New Arab Staff

China boasts of 'liberating baby-machine Uighur women' in Xinjiang

Beijing has touted its 'liberation' of Uighur women amid reports of widespread forced birth control and sterilisation.

The New Arab Staff

Harvard students say US must help free detained Uighur

Ekpar Asat was detained after taking part in a State Department-linked exchange programme in the US.

Turkey says it won't deport Uighurs to China

The New Arab Staff

Turkey says it won't deport Uighurs to China

China ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey last week, sparking fears among the Uighur exile community.

China's Alibaba 'dismayed' by Uighur facial-recognition software

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China's Alibaba 'dismayed' by Uighur facial-recognition software

Chinese tech giants Huawei and Alibaba have been implicated in developing facial-recognition software targeting Uighur Muslims.

Pope says for first time that Uighurs are 'persecuted'

The New Arab Staff

Pope says for first time that Uighurs are 'persecuted'

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

Most Popular

Most Popular