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Olympic flame arrives in China ahead of 2022 Beijing Winter Games
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Olympic flame arrives in China ahead of 2022 Beijing Winter Games

Around 2,900 athletes, representing approximately 85 National Olympic Committees, will compete in the Winter Games from 4-20 February, 2022.

Left spin | 5 myths about Communism and socialism that Millennials and Gen Z are being fed
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Left spin | 5 myths about Communism and socialism that Millennials and Gen Z are being fed

Bernie Sanders, Jeremy Corbyn and their ideological masters China have successfully planted five myths about socialism and Communism in the minds of the impressionable

Pakistan accepts ‘Chinese version’ of treatment of Uighur Muslims in China, says Imran Khan
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Pakistan accepts ‘Chinese version’ of treatment of Uighur Muslims in China, says Imran Khan

Speaking to journalists as Beijing marked the centenary of the ruling Communist Party, Khan said the Chinese version of the Uighur issue was completely different from what was being reported in Western media

Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province
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Why Imran Khan continues to refrain from criticising China on Uighur situation in Xinjiang province

In his Axios interview, Imran Khan said, "Our discussions with the Chinese will always be behind closed doors."

EU approves sanctions on China, Myanmar, Russia over human rights abuses
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EU approves sanctions on China, Myanmar, Russia over human rights abuses

The highly symbolic move – reported by EU diplomats and expected to be formally unveiled in the EU's official journal later Monday – is the first time Brussels has hit Beijing over human rights abuses since it imposed an arms embargo in 1989 after Tiananmen Square

US Olympic Committee opposes 'ineffective' 2022 Winter Olympics boycott: USOPC president Susanne Lyons
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US Olympic Committee opposes 'ineffective' 2022 Winter Olympics boycott: USOPC president Susanne Lyons

China is facing global scrutiny over a range of issues, notably the mass internment of Uighur Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang, which the US has said amounts to genocide.

Former secretary of state Mike Pompeo calls for US to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics
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Former secretary of state Mike Pompeo calls for US to boycott Beijing Winter Olympics

Pompeo, a vociferous critic of Beijing while he was Donald Trump's top diplomat, said the previous administration had tried in its final months to persuade the International Olympic Committee to move the Winter Games.

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals

The build-up to next February's Winter Olympics has been overshadowed by concerns over the fate of China's Uighur minority in the Xinjiang region

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Human rights, COVID-19 at issue a year from Games
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Human rights, COVID-19 at issue a year from Games

A coalition of 180 rights groups sent an open letter on the eve of the one-year-to-go date calling for a diplomatic boycott.

Twitter locks account of Chinese embassy in US over tweet dehumanising Uighur women
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Twitter locks account of Chinese embassy in US over tweet dehumanising Uighur women

The incendiary tweet, which has since been hidden after outrage ripped across the internet, included a link to an article by state media outlet China Daily that claimed the "eradication of extremism has given Xinjiang women more autonomy" over whether to have children

In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims
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In blow to human rights activists, ICC in The Hague rules out investigating China's detention of Muslims

China has denied that the camps are abusive, describing them instead as job training centres aimed at countering religious extremism and terrorism

Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann ending Huawei contract over Uighurs claims
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Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann ending Huawei contract over Uighurs claims

Griezmann, a forward who was one of the leading members of the France team that won the 2018 World Cup in Russia, has been a Huawei brand ambassador since 2017.

Netflix defends decision to adapt Liu Cixin’s novel, says doesn't agree to author's Uighurs comments
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Netflix defends decision to adapt Liu Cixin’s novel, says doesn't agree to author's Uighurs comments

Netflix responded to Republican US senators' letter urging the streaming platform to reconsider adapting Liu Cixin’s book into a TV series, following the author's support of the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

Calls to boycott Mulan over concerns about China are growing: Here's why
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Calls to boycott Mulan over concerns about China are growing: Here's why

The Chinese Communist Party has rejected international criticism of the internment camps in Xinjiang and has described them as job-training centres that are necessary to fight Islamic extremism

UK public tribunal to probe claims of Uighur 'genocide' in China's Xinjiang region
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UK public tribunal to probe claims of Uighur 'genocide' in China's Xinjiang region

The World Uighur Congress, an international organisation representing Uighur exiles, has provided initial evidence and funding to the London tribunal

The politics of mask making and wearing: From Uighur Muslims' forced labour, to the 'freedom' of anti-maskers
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The politics of mask making and wearing: From Uighur Muslims' forced labour, to the 'freedom' of anti-maskers

A piece of cloth that is stitched under forced labour, that has witnessed the extremes of human freedom being trampled upon, travels to a country where an anti-mask movement rages on

‘Muslim Lives Matter’: Mesut Ozil criticises Arsenal for not taking a stand on Uighur issue
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‘Muslim Lives Matter’: Mesut Ozil criticises Arsenal for not taking a stand on Uighur issue

Arsenal did not criticise Ozil for making the comments, but instead posted on their page on the Chinese social media site Weibo that the club "always adheres to the principles" of not getting involved in politics.

US imposes sanctions on China’s major paramilitary organisation over rights abuses in Xinjiang
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US imposes sanctions on China’s major paramilitary organisation over rights abuses in Xinjiang

The sanctions freeze any assets the targets may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them

As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
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As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying

Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased

Donald Trump ends Hong Kong's preferential status citing Beijing's 'oppressive' actions against city
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Donald Trump ends Hong Kong's preferential status citing Beijing's 'oppressive' actions against city

Acting on a Tuesday deadline, Trump also signed a bill approved by the US Congress to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement the new security law.