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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”.

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

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 ...

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Why Baghdad's new visa system could emulate Kurdistan's success

In-depth: Baghdad once sought to abolish the KRG's comparably liberal visa system. Now, new reforms will make it easier for foreign visitors to get an Iraqi visa on arrival.

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EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

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

Malia Bouattia

Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission ignores Britain's racist reality

Comment: A new government report concludes that the UK is a model for other white-majority countries. That couldn't be further from the truth, ...

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Black adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

Boris Johnson's most senior Black adviser has quit over the heavily contested race report published by the government this week.

Backlash after report finds UK not 'institutionally racist'

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Backlash after report finds UK not 'institutionally racist'

A controversial report by a government commission has found that the the UK is not 'institutionally racist', prompting heavy criticism from ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Dismantling Denmark's white ghetto mentality

Khaled Diab

Dismantling Denmark's white ghetto mentality

Comment: The concentration of immigrants in certain poor neighbourhoods is far more a sign of the ghetto mentality of Denmark's majority than ...

EU to sanction 3 Iranians for human rights abuses

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EU to sanction 3 Iranians for human rights abuses

For the first time since 2013, the EU will impose travel bans and asset freezes on a number of Iranians accused of human rights abuses.

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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 ...

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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.

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.

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.

EU ambassadors approve sanctioning China over Uighur 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 minority

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