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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.

Fraught with hypocrisy, OIC should introspect upon human rights records of member States before lecturing India on minority rights
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Fraught with hypocrisy, OIC should introspect upon human rights records of member States before lecturing India on minority rights

It is difficult to take the OIC seriously since its past record of hypocrisy inspires no confidence.

Premier League: Yaya Toure says Mesut Ozil was 'wrong' to criticise China over crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang
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Premier League: Yaya Toure says Mesut Ozil was 'wrong' to criticise China over crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang

Toure said that discussing the mass detention on Uighurs and others is 'complicated' because he and Ozil are both Muslim, but took a different approach to the Arsenal midfielder over whether athletes should use their platforms to discuss political issues.

Premier League: CCTV removes Arsenal-Manchester City game from schedule over Mesut Ozil's posts about Uighurs
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Premier League: CCTV removes Arsenal-Manchester City game from schedule over Mesut Ozil's posts about Uighurs

China’s state broadcaster CCTV on Sunday removed Arsenal’s Premier League game against Manchester City from its broadcast schedule following Mesut Ozil’s messages that criticised the country’s policy towards its Muslim Uighur minority.

TikTok apologises for taking down teen's account containing viral video on Uighurs in China
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TikTok apologises for taking down teen's account containing viral video on Uighurs in China

On 27 November, due to a human moderation error, Aziz's video talking about Uighur community was taken down.

Ahead of 10 October trade negotiations, US blacklists 28 Chinese companies over allegations of human rights abuses in Xinjiang
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Ahead of 10 October trade negotiations, US blacklists 28 Chinese companies over allegations of human rights abuses in Xinjiang

The US has blacklisted 28 Chinese companies from purchasing any American products for being implicated in human rights violations and other abuses in China's Xinjiang region.

Hangzhou, the retail way: At the TaoBao Maker Festival, tech and innovation are on full display
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Hangzhou, the retail way: At the TaoBao Maker Festival, tech and innovation are on full display

Of the many retail offerings at the TaoBao Maker Festival held at Hangzhou, shoes made of Legos, vegan pork and liquor-flavoured ice-cream are among the most exciting

Apple hits back at Google, accusing it of creating a 'false impression' of 'mass exploitation' around iPhone exploits
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Apple hits back at Google, accusing it of creating a 'false impression' of 'mass exploitation' around iPhone exploits

Apple also claims that the attack had been identified several days before Google had reported it.

Chinese border police installing malware on tourists' phones to surveil them: Report
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Chinese border police installing malware on tourists' phones to surveil them: Report

This malware copies all the data including contact details, messages, images and other data from the tourist's phone and uploads it on the border police servers.

Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps
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Beijing's white paper aimed at preventing revival of Tibet issue, keeping human rights violations by China under wraps

Beijing's latest self-congratulatory document, Democratic Reform in Tibet — 60 Years On, is an attempt to arrest not just the revival of global interest on Tibet issue but also dismiss Dalai Lama's latest assertions that the next Buddha reincarnation may be found in India

Hui Muslims protest in China's Ningxia against government plan to demolish mosque, amid curbs on Islam
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Hui Muslims protest in China's Ningxia against government plan to demolish mosque, amid curbs on Islam

China officially guarantees freedom of religion, but in recent years officials nervous about the possibility of radicalisation and violence have tightened controls in heavily Muslim areas.

China: Forty 'rioters' killed in Xinjiang after a series of explosions
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China: Forty 'rioters' killed in Xinjiang after a series of explosions

Chinese state media had previously only stated that two people had been killed in the incident. The ruling Communist Party tightly restricts access to the restive region, and information is difficult to independently verify.

Timeline: Unrest connected with China's restive Xinjiang region
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Timeline: Unrest connected with China's restive Xinjiang region

Here is a chronology of key events related to China's restive and largely Muslim Xinjiang region since 2009.