Xinjiang/Washington: A team of lawyers recently approached the  International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation into the treatment of Uyghurs and others in China’s Xinjiang area. more
China: United States law against Uyghur forced labour takes effect, says Human Rights Watch

Washington: The United States government should vigorously enforce a new law that aims to prevent imports linked to forced labor by Uyghurs and other persecuted groups in China, Human Rig ...

47 nations voice concern over Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Geneva: As many as 47 countries have voiced concern about China's Uyghur repression and Beijing's abuses in the country’s far-western Xinjiang region.

UN human rights experts urge China to allow them ‘full access’

New York: Dozens of independent UN human rights experts on Friday urged the Chinese Government to “cooperate fully” with the UN human rights system over abuse allegations, and ...

China: No justice 33 years after Tiananmen Massacre, says HRW

Chinese authorities have over the past year stepped up the harassment and persecution of activists for commemorating the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen Massacre, Human Rights Watch said today.

China: Seven teachers from high school in Xinjiang confirmed imprisoned

Xinjiang: As many as seven educators from a high school in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have been imprisoned by Chinese authorities, media reports said.

China: Uyghur lecturer sentenced to 13 years in prison over writings, foreign connections

Xinjiang: A Uyghur academic, who studied in Germany, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, media reports said on Monday ...

US human rights report mentions China's violations in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet

Washington: The US State Department has released a report where it has described China’s abuses targeting Uyghurs, Hongkongers and Tibetans as among some of the worst human rights v ...

How Chinese authorities aim to control Tibetan reincarnation, finds HRW

Despite draconian controls on the flow of information between Tibet and the outside world, word recently emerged of the death of an 86-year-old lama named Tulku Dawa in Lhasa, and attempt ...

Australian journalist Cheng Lei to be tried in Beijing

Beijing: An Australian TV journalist, who was detained in China 19 months ago, will be put on trial in the upcoming days, the Australian government confirmed on Wednesday.