Xinjiang

Activists call on Tesla to close new Xinjiang showroom

Pressure on foreign companies to take positions on Xinjiang, Tibet, Taiwan and other politically charged issues has been rising.

published on : 4th January 2022

China accused of  targeting Uyghurs living abroad

The international community has been actively raising their concerns regarding the "genocide" of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.

published on : 30th December 2021

China's Communist Party removes top Xinjiang official sanctioned by US

The CPC has abruptly replaced its chief in the volatile Xinjiang province, Chen Quanguo, who was sanctioned by the US over alleged human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims.

published on : 25th December 2021

US bans Xinjiang imports, forcing firms to navigate sticky diplomacy

An estimated 20 per cent of garments imported into the United States each year include some cotton from Xinjiang.

published on : 24th December 2021

Intel apologises for asking suppliers to avoid Xinjiang

State media and comments on Chinese websites criticised Intel for what Global Times, a newspaper published by the ruling party, called its “arrogant and vicious move.”

published on : 23rd December 2021

Alimihan Seyiti, oldest person in China dies at 135

Alimihan Seyiti was born on June 25, 1886 and hailed from Komuxerik township of Shule County in Kashgar Prefecture.

published on : 18th December 2021

China vows to respond after US Xinjiang sanctions passed

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said the measure approved 'indicates that the U.S. has no scruples about smearing China by every means.'

published on : 17th December 2021

US hits Chinese, North Korean firms with sanctions

The sanctions and blacklisting can prevent individuals from obtaining visas to the US, block assets under US jurisdiction, and prevent targets from doing business with US individuals or entities.

published on : 11th December 2021

'Selective pronouncements' on human rights are immoral: Pakistan PM on China's treatment of Uyghurs

He said Pakistan had spoken to China about the Uyghur issue and had been provided with an explanation.

published on : 11th October 2021

IOC urges Olympic teams to ask for Chinese vaccines

Chinese vaccines were bought by the IOC and also made available for delegations heading to the Tokyo Olympics from countries that had approved them for use.

published on : 17th September 2021

China building 30 airports in Tibet and Xinjiang to boost military transport: Report

Recently, it has launched the high speed bullet train connecting the provincial capital Lhasa with Nyingchi, the Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 9th September 2021

Xinjiang genocide conference on treatment of Uyghurs aims to increase pressure on China

The three-day conference at Newcastle University brings together dozens of speakers, including senior British judges and lawmakers, and is the first to gather so many experts on Xinjiang and genocide.

published on : 1st September 2021

China appoints new military commander in restive Xinjiang province

The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is a particular concern for Beijing, which fears a resurgence of militant Islam along its border.

published on : 6th August 2021

US lawmakers press corporate sponsors to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics

The letter by Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative McGovern said that no Olympics should be held in a country "whose government is committing genocide and crimes against humanity."

published on : 28th July 2021

China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged mistreatment of Uyghur Muslims

China has denied allegations of arbitrary detention and forced labor in Xinjiang and increasingly responded to sanctions against companies and officials with its own bans on visas and financial links.

published on : 11th July 2021
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