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Feb 18, 2020
Leaked data shows China's Uighurs detained for growing beards or visiting foreign websites; indicates govt using religion as grounds for detentionThe database obtained by The Associated Press profiles the internment of 311 individuals with relatives abroad and lists information on more than 2,000 of their relatives, neighbours and friend in China. The database emphasises that the Chinese government focused on religion as a reason for detention, not just political extremism.
Dec 31, 2019
Inside China’s push to turn Xinjiang's Muslim minorities into an army of workersXinjiang’s drive to put minorities in jobs often feels less like a job fair and more like a military call-up.
Dec 03, 2019
Laboratories in China are mining DNA samples to map faces with help from the WestUighurs and human rights groups have said authorities collected DNA samples, images of irises and other personal data during mandatory health checks.
Nov 27, 2019
TikTok suspends account of teen who spoke about China's detention camps; Bytedance offers lame excuses for doing soA ByteDance spokesman, Josh Gartner, said Aziz had been blocked from her TikTok account because she used a previous account to post a video that contained an image of Osama bin Laden
Nov 17, 2019
Leaked Chinese documents reveal details of crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, says NYT reportHuman rights groups and outside experts say more than one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been rounded up in a network of internment camps across the far-western Xinjiang region of China
Oct 14, 2019
Hong Kong protests: Xi Jinping says any attempt to divide China will end in 'crushed bodies and shattered bones'Xi Jinping warned that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces political challenges in months-long protests in Hong Kong.
Oct 09, 2019
US government slaps travel bans on Chinese officials involved in crackdown on Uighurs, other Muslim minoritiesThe Trump administration on Tuesday slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in its west
Aug 18, 2019
A bad year for Xi Jinping: Chinese president battles Hong Kong protests, trade war with US as Communist China nears 70th anniversary'Xi Jinping has had the toughest year since he came to power',' said Eleanor Olcott, China policy analyst at research firm TS Lombard.
Dec 20, 2018
Pakistan terms outcry over alleged Uighur detention centres in China 'sensationalised' by foreign mediaPakistan on Thursday defended its close ally China against a growing outcry over Muslims who are being detained by Chinese authorities
Nov 09, 2018
US, China resume dialogue: Mattis, Pompeo to meet Chinese officials in Washington to discuss security, human rights issuesUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will spend Friday morning with two high-ranking Chinese policymakers, days after a congressional election in which Trump painted China as a bogeyman.