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Beijing: The Chinese government is committing crimes against humanity against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the northwest region of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. more
Pakistan still continues cotton trade with China's controversial Xinjiang region

Islamabad: Pakistan is still continuing cotton trade with China, especially from the controversial Xinjiang region of the country.

US wishes to discuss boycotting 2022 Beijing Olympics with allies, partners

Washington/Sputnik: The US government plans to discuss with its allies and partners jointly boycotting the 2022 Winter Olympics Games in Beijing, State Department spokesperson Ned Price s ...

Xinjiang link: Finnish wood pulp giant Stora Enso to exit viscose market

Helsinki:  Finnish forestry products company Stora Enso has said it will “divest” from making the raw ingredient needed to produce wood-based viscose rayon fibre after a ...

US to hold China accountable for alleged human rights violations: Pelosi

Washington/Sputnik: The United States will hold China accountable for human rights violations against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang, but also against people in Tibet and Hong Kong, US House of ...

China: Xinjiang now witnessing drop in birth rate

A news report has said that China's controversial Xinjiang region where the Uyghur Muslims live is witnessing a drop in birth rate.

Xinjiang-Hong Kong issue: UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet accuses China of restricting civil rights

New York: United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has said China is restricting the basic civil and political freedoms – including in Hong Kong – in the name of na ...

US govt moves to support Australian push to tackle China's 'human rights abuses' moves

Washington: The US government is offering qualified support for Australian bill that would prohibit importation of goods from Xinjiang province and other areas using forced labour, media ...

I witnessed horrific tragedy in Xinjiang detention camp: Teacher shares experience

Beijing: Qelbinur Sidik, who was assigned the task of teaching at a Chinese government-run detention center in Xinjiang, has said she has witnessed 'horrific tragedy' in the centr ...

US and Europe seek to exclude Xinjiang from polysilicon supply chains for forced labour

Beijing: Solar companies in the US and Europe are seeking to exclude the Xinjiang region of China from their supply chains after reports emerged that polysilicon produced  there is l ...