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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.
Oct 24, 2018
China will have to abandon Masood Azhar row, seek friendly ties with stable India as power equation in Asia is likely to changeIndia and China are to jointly train Afghan diplomats, and there is a tentative reach out by Uzbekistan to get India involved in railway projects
Sep 22, 2018
Mike Pompeo denounces 'awful abuses' of Muslim Uighurs detained in re-education camps in China's XinjiangMike Pompeo did not say in the speech whether he would take punitive measures or not.
Sep 11, 2018
China urges UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to respect its sovereignty after comments on XinjiangChina has long imposed draconian restrictions on the lives of Muslim minorities in its Xinjiang region in the name of combating terrorism and separatism
Aug 30, 2018
Lawmakers urge Donald Trump to impose sanctions on China for atrocities against Muslims in Xinjiang districtUS lawmakers urged President Donald Trump's administration to slap sanctions on Chinese officials involved in Xinjiang's Muslim minority internment in China, Florida Senator Marco Rubio announced.
Aug 14, 2018
Beijing blames anti-China forces for criticisms after UN human rights committee raised concerns over Uighur mass detentionsForeign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said anti-China forces had made "false accusations against China for political purposes" after a UN human rights committee raised concern over reported mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs.
Jul 16, 2018
Muslims in China's 'Little Mecca' fear eradication of Islam as authorities ban minors under 16 from religious activity, studyThey have also instructed mosques to display national flags and stop sounding the call to prayer to reduce "noise pollution" in China's Linxia
Dec 13, 2017
China collecting DNA, biometrics from millions in Uighur Muslim majority Xinjiang regionXinjiang has long been subject to tight controls and is home to over 11 million Uighurs, a Muslim Turkic minority. Heavily armed troops in the region are a common sight.
Jul 13, 2017
'This is not a good place for religion': China's Uighur Muslims struggle under 'police state'Over the last year, Beijing has flooded Xinjiang with tens of thousands of security personnel, placed police stations on nearly every block, and rolled out tough regulations aimed at "eliminating extremism".