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British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's proposals will likely fall short of sanctioning Chinese officials linked to Uighur re-education camps and forced sterilisation programmes, according to a media report.

The sports brand's support of gay pride has been attacked by some online, whilst others have come out in its defence.

US lawmakers push to ban imports from Xinjiang

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US lawmakers push to ban imports from Xinjiang

US lawmakers are calling for action after a report found major brands, including Coca-Cola, Patagonia and Nike, are suspected of directly or indirectly relying on forced Uighur labor.

China's detained Uighur Muslims forced to work in factories

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China's detained Uighur Muslims forced to work in factories

When Uighur detainees 'graduate' from Chinese camps, many are believed to be sent to work in factories producing products for global brands.

WATCH: Soleimani playing volleyball with Iraqi militants before death

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WATCH: Soleimani playing volleyball with Iraqi militants before death

Iranian media showed footage of the two powerful militia commanders enjoying their pastime with friends. Both were killed in a US-ordered drone ...

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Palestinians call for Puma boycott over Israeli football deal

Palestinian activists in the UK are planning protests across the UK against Puma, over the sportswear brand's deal with the Israel Football Association.

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Emirati billionaire to buy Newcastle United for $445 million

UAE Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who previously failed to buy Liverpool Football Club for £2 billion, has signed a contract to purchase ...

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Muslim detainees say China using forced labour

Former inmates of China's 're-education centres' say they were forced to work in factories producing goods for export.

Mark P. Langon and Olivia Enos

Why businesses should care about forced labour in Xinjiang

Comment: Businesses should take extra care to monitor whether forced Uighur labour from Xinjiang is making its way into their supply chains, ...

Breaking boundaries with Iranian women's football coach Katayoun Khosrowyar

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Breaking boundaries with Iranian women's football coach Katayoun Khosrowyar

The New Arab Meets: Katayoun Khosrowyar, an aspiring young coach, who has become a warrior for women's rights to play football as they wish.

Sophia Akram

Lindsay Lohan boosts 'trend-setting' London Modest Fashion Week

In its second edition, the world's foremost modest fashion event appeals to new audiences beyond modest clothing customers with a message of ...

The Nike Pro Hijab: A tried and tested review

Ruqaya Izzidien

The Nike Pro Hijab: A tried and tested review

Ruqaya Izzidien puts the Nike Pro Hijab through its paces while cycling, running, weightlifting and playing American football to see whether it ...

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Amal Awad

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Comment: It's difficult to see the inclusion of Muslims in ad campaigns as little more than a cynical marketing exercise being portrayed as a ...

Footballers call for end to Iran's female spectator ban

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Footballers call for end to Iran's female spectator ban

Iranian footballing legend Ali Karimi and current national team captain Masud Shojaei lend their weight to the movement to end the female ...

Nike unveils high-performance hijab range for Muslim athletes

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Nike unveils high-performance hijab range for Muslim athletes

Promoting inclusivity or simple branding exercise? Sportswear giant Nike steps into the world of religious headgear.

The New Arab

Just Do It: Nike celebrates Middle-East's female champions

New Middle East campaign by Nike challenges the cultural expectations and criticisms that are levelled against female athletes in the region.

The New Arab & agencies

Burkini bans call French ideas of tolerance into question

In-depth: France's burkini bans have sparked outrage in the UK, which is understood to have a more multicultural approach to integration.

Dalal Jebril-Rogers

#Trending: Women: 'cover up or you will be shamed'

Blog: An irregular space to trace trending topics on social media; what Arabs are talking about online.

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