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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 Uighur 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 Uighur 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 ...

How America's 'maximum pressure' pushed Iran closer to China

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How America's 'maximum pressure' pushed Iran closer to China

Analysis: The US policy of 'maximum pressure' has helped China gain greater leverage in the Middle East, where American influence continues to ...

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EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

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

Azeem Ibrahim

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 ...

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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 ...

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H&M 'dedicated to regaining trust' in China after boycott

Following a boycott over H&M's decision to stop sourcing Xinjiang cotton, Chinese social media users criticised the company after it ...

Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘genocide’

Brooke Anderson

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 Uighur 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 ...

China sanctions UK figures over <em>Xinjiang</em>

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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" ...

Facebook says cyber spies in China targeted Uyghurs

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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.

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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 undergoing "genocide".

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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.

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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.

UK sanctions Chinese officials over 'industrial-scale abuses' against Uighurs

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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.

EU slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

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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 ...

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

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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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