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Justin Trudeau, his Cabinet abstain from vote on China 'genocide' in Canada's House of Commons
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Justin Trudeau, his Cabinet abstain from vote on China 'genocide' in Canada's House of Commons

The main Opposition parties, who control the majority of seats in the House of Commons, supported the motion

Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games for human rights abuses
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Rights groups call for boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Games for human rights abuses

The coalition is composed of groups representing Tibetans, Uighurs, Inner Mongolians, residents of Hong Kong, and others.

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

More than 570,000 Uighurs forced to pick cotton in China's Xinjiang region: Report
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More than 570,000 Uighurs forced to pick cotton in China's Xinjiang region: Report

China has strongly denied allegations of forced labour involving Uighurs in Xinjiang, and accused the US of wanting to "suppress Xinjiang companies"

The erasure of Mesut Özil
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The erasure of Mesut Özil

Until the January transfer window at the earliest, Mesut Özil finds himself in football exile: one of his own making, of Arsenal’s making, one that there does not seem to have a way out.

Nearly 40 nations criticise China's treatment of minority groups at human rights panel meet
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Nearly 40 nations criticise China's treatment of minority groups at human rights panel meet

The United States, many European countries, Japan and others called on China to allow “unfettered access” to Xinjiang for independent observers

Rights groups urge IOC to move 2022 Winter Olympics from China over human rights violations
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Rights groups urge IOC to move 2022 Winter Olympics from China over human rights violations

Beijing is to host the 2022 Winter Olympics with rumblings of a boycott and calls to move the Games because of alleged human rights violations.

'We have a power we don't even know': Demba Ba urges football fraternity to 'stand up' over China's Uighurs
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'We have a power we don't even know': Demba Ba urges football fraternity to 'stand up' over China's Uighurs

Demba Ba joins Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in breaking ranks over China's treatment of its Uighurs.

China vows to retaliate after Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of its preferential trade status
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China vows to retaliate after Donald Trump strips Hong Kong of its preferential trade status

When the US imposed sanctions on four Chinese officials over China’s crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, Beijing reciprocated by announcing travel bans and sanctions on prominent Republican members of Congress

Uighur activist groups move International Criminal Court against China on charges of genocide
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Uighur activist groups move International Criminal Court against China on charges of genocide

The two Uighur groups that filed the complaint against China are the East Turkistan Government in Exile and the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement

Leaked data shows China's Uighurs detained for growing beards or visiting foreign websites; indicates govt using religion as grounds for detention
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Leaked data shows China's Uighurs detained for growing beards or visiting foreign websites; indicates govt using religion as grounds for detention

The 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.

Inside China’s push to turn Xinjiang's Muslim minorities into an army of workers
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Inside China’s push to turn Xinjiang's Muslim minorities into an army of workers

Xinjiang’s drive to put minorities in jobs often feels less like a job fair and more like a military call-up.

Laboratories in China are mining DNA samples to map faces with help from the West
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Laboratories in China are mining DNA samples to map faces with help from the West

Uighurs and human rights groups have said authorities collected DNA samples, images of irises and other personal data during mandatory health checks.

TikTok suspends account of teen who spoke about China's detention camps; Bytedance offers lame excuses for doing so
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TikTok suspends account of teen who spoke about China's detention camps; Bytedance offers lame excuses for doing so

A 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

Leaked Chinese documents reveal details of crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, says NYT report
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Leaked Chinese documents reveal details of crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, says NYT report

Human 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

Hong Kong protests: Xi Jinping says any attempt to divide China will end in 'crushed bodies and shattered bones'
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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.

US government slaps travel bans on Chinese officials involved in crackdown on Uighurs, other Muslim minorities
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US government slaps travel bans on Chinese officials involved in crackdown on Uighurs, other Muslim minorities

The Trump administration on Tuesday slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in its west

A bad year for Xi Jinping: Chinese president battles Hong Kong protests, trade war with US as Communist China nears 70th anniversary
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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.

Pakistan terms outcry over alleged Uighur detention centres in China 'sensationalised' by foreign media
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Pakistan terms outcry over alleged Uighur detention centres in China 'sensationalised' by foreign media

Pakistan on Thursday defended its close ally China against a growing outcry over Muslims who are being detained by Chinese authorities

US, China resume dialogue: Mattis, Pompeo to meet Chinese officials in Washington to discuss security, human rights issues
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US, China resume dialogue: Mattis, Pompeo to meet Chinese officials in Washington to discuss security, human rights issues

US 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.