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In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey.

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.

Xi urges Europe to 'make positive efforts with China'

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Xi urges Europe to 'make positive efforts with China'

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

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'.

BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

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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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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 expressed a desire to regain trust in China.

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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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More children drop out of schools in Lebanon: report

Enrollment has fallen while dropout rates have grown due to the closure of Lebanon’s schools after the outbreak of Covid-19.

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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 Xinjiang

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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" ...

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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 ...

War takes its toll on Syria's displaced women

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War takes its toll on Syria's displaced women

In-depth: Women displaced by Syria's war face heightened social, economic and healthcare risks, with many left to raise their families alone in ...

China accuses EU of 'hypocrisy' over Uighur row

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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 ...

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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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Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

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

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Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence was met with thousands of protesters on Saturday, just days ahead of the election.

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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 smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

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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.

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Biden overturns Trump ban on green card applicants

The ban prevented family members from joining their loved ones in the US.

US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur <em>forced</em>-<em>labour</em> products

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US urged to reintroduce bill banning Uighur forced-labour products

The bill would allow a US president to force sanction on anyone responsible for the labour trafficking of Uighurs and other Muslim ...

UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

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UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide ...

Williamson's 'free speech champion' is a contradiction in terms

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Williamson's 'free speech champion' is a contradiction in terms

Comment: The education secretary has done more than enough to harm UK academia, the last thing we need is a Tory envoy policing free speech, ...

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