Uighurs

Canadian MPs say China's treatment of Uighurs is 'genocide'

The United States has already used the label, with the administration of former president Donald Trump slamming China in January for a 'systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs.'

published on : 23rd February 2021

Turkey Uighurs fear sellout to China in exchange for vaccine

Opposition legislators in Turkey are accusing Ankara’s leaders of secretly selling out Uighurs to China in exchange for coronavirus vaccines.

published on : 5th February 2021

China dismisses Pompeo Uighur genocide claim as 'outrageous lies'

Hua on Wednesday said genocide had "never happened in the past, is not happening now and will never happen in China".

published on : 20th January 2021

China says will defend self over UK Xinjiang labour measures

China denies allegations of rights abuses and forced labor, saying it aims only to raise incomes among minorities and stamp out radicalism.

published on : 13th January 2021

China's Alibaba pushed software that identifies Uighurs: Report

China has come under international criticism over its policies in Xinjiang, where rights groups say as many as a million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been held in internment camps.

published on : 17th December 2020

Barcelona player Griezmann ends partnership with Huawei, cites involvement in Uighurs treatment

Griezmann was a global brand ambassador for Huawei and has appeared in advertisements promoting the company's smartphones.

published on : 11th December 2020

Switzerland conveys concerns to China over rights violations of Uighurs, Tibetans

This comes in the backdrop of several countries expressing concern over the human rights violations in China.

published on : 9th November 2020

Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

Among the 39 signatory countries were the United States, most of the EU member states including Albania and Bosnia, as well as Canada among others.

published on : 7th October 2020

US halts imports from China's Uighur region for forced labour

Companies that ship clothing and other cotton goods, computer parts and hair products from the Xinjiang region were named in the order issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

published on : 15th September 2020