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The erasure of Mesut Özil
Sports

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
World

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

Calls to boycott Mulan over concerns about China are growing: Here's why
World

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
World

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
World

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

US, China hold 'constructive dialogue' to implement phase one of economic, trade deal
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US, China hold 'constructive dialogue' to implement phase one of economic, trade deal

The US and China signed the accord in January 2020, obliging Beijing to import an additional $200 billion in American products over two years

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

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

China forces birth control on Uighur Muslims, other minorities; birth rates fall by 60% from 2015 to 2018 in Xinjiang
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China forces birth control on Uighur Muslims, other minorities; birth rates fall by 60% from 2015 to 2018 in Xinjiang

Birth rates dropped more than 60 percent in just three years in Uighur-majority areas in China’s Xinjiang region - the result of a state campaign to curb Muslim populations, the AP has found

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

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.

At least one person injured and several buildings damaged after 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region
World

At least one person injured and several buildings damaged after 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits China's Xinjiang region

A strong earthquake damaged buildings and injured at least one person seriously in a rural part of China's far west Xinjiang region, the government said Monday

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.

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.

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.

China calls on Washington to cancel UN meeting on Xinjiang; foreign ministry accuses US of interfering in country’s internal affairs
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China calls on Washington to cancel UN meeting on Xinjiang; foreign ministry accuses US of interfering in country’s internal affairs

China called on Washington on Tuesday to cancel a planned meeting at the United Nations to discuss accusations of repression and mass detentions in its Muslim northwestern region of Xinjiang

China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad
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China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad

China is planning to invest $ one billion in development projects in Pakistan, Beijing's envoy in Islamabad has said, as the two all-weather allies seek to further boost bilateral ties.

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.

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu hints at China's role in blocking foreign funds for flood protection schemes in northeastern state
India

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu hints at China's role in blocking foreign funds for flood protection schemes in northeastern state

Pema Khandu claimed the proposed funding for flood protection measures in the border state was being withdrawn due to objections by a "neighbour".

Anti-virus firms like Symantec, Malwarebytes now flag China's surveillance malware
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Anti-virus firms like Symantec, Malwarebytes now flag China's surveillance malware

Multiple cybersecurity companies have updated their products after the malware file was shared on Github.