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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
Dec 06, 2018
US claims 800,000 to 2 million people from religious minorities detained in Chinese internment campsAn estimated 800,000 to 2 million religious minorities are currently being detained in internment camps in China, the Trump Administration has told lawmakers, who have expressed serious concerns over the massive human rights violations there.
Dec 01, 2018
China's Uighur Muslims told to share bed, meals with govt-appointed Han relatives as party infiltrates homes to spy on communityUnder Chinese president Xi Jinping, the Uighur homeland has been blanketed with stifling surveillance, from armed checkpoints on street corners to facial-recognition-equipped CCTV cameras steadily surveying passers-by.
Nov 14, 2018
US lawmakers to introduce legislation urging action over China's crackdown on minority Muslims in Xinjiang regionThe legislation will also ask President Donald Trump to condemn China’s actions in the Xinjiang region, call for a new “special coordinator” of US policy on the issue and press for consideration of a ban on export of US technology that Beijing could use in surveillance and mass detention of ethnic Uighurs, according to a copy of the measure seen by Reuters.
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
Oct 10, 2018
Saudi Arabia's oil refinery in Gwadar likely to threaten Chabahar port, make China part of Tehran and Riyadh warIslamabad's latest move was inviting the oil-rich Saudi for investments in the Gwadar refinery and mines in Balochistan.
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 14, 2018
'Security state' China is using QR codes, big data to track, monitor Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, claims Human Rights WatchChina is using latest biometric and surveillance technology including installing QR codes on homes of the Uyghur ethnic community in the Xinjiang to track their movement and get instant access to the personal details of people living in the area, a report in the Human Rights Watch said.
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 31, 2018
China denies reports of army trying to set up base in eastern Afghanistan, claims to be helping Kabul in counter-terror bidChina is denying reports that it plans to deploy troops to Afghanistan.