Category: Uighurs

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Jan
2021

DHS Issues New Ban On Tomato And Cotton Imports From Xinjiang To Combat Chinese Slave Labor  DHS Issues New Ban On Tomato And Cotton Imports From Xinjiang To Combat Chinese Slave Labor  

The U.S. will ban imports of cotton and tomato products from the Xinjiang region of China in an effort to eliminate slave labor from domestic supply chains, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday. An ongoing investigation found that forced labor is being used in the Xinjiang Province of China where the Chinese government has […]

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Jan
2021

China ‘Virtually’ Admitted They Are Committing Genocide, Asian Studies Expert SaysChina ‘Virtually’ Admitted They Are Committing Genocide, Asian Studies Expert Says

Olivia Enos, a senior policy analyst in the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation, spoke with Samantha Renck of the Daily Caller News Foundation about human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China, the ongoing situation in Hong Kong and more. The Chinese Embassy recently shared a since-removed tweet highlighting a purported study about […]

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Jan
2021

REPORT: Joe Biden Inaugural Committee To Refund Donation From Former Democratic Senator Allegedly Linked To Chinese Internment Of MuslimsREPORT: Joe Biden Inaugural Committee To Refund Donation From Former Democratic Senator Allegedly Linked To Chinese Internment Of Muslims

President-elect Joe Biden’s inaugural committee will reportedly refund a $500 donation from former California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer after she registered as a foreign agent for a Chinese surveillance company that produces equipment linked to the internment of Uighur Muslims, Axios reported. Boxer registered as a foreign agent for Hikvision USA, the American subsidiary of […]

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Jan
2021

Beijing Pushes Back On Ethnic Cleansing Accusations, Says Birthrate In Xinjiang Has Declined Because Of Free WillBeijing Pushes Back On Ethnic Cleansing Accusations, Says Birthrate In Xinjiang Has Declined Because Of Free Will

The Chinese Government has denied that ethnic Muslim minorities in Xinjiang are being coercively sterilized following a since-removed tweet by the Chinese embassy, numerous sources reported. The Chinese embassy in the U.S. had touted the decreased birth rate and eradication of religious extremism in Xinjiang on Friday, where reports have detailed forced labor camps and […]

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Jan
2021

Chinese Embassy Touts Birthrate Decline In Province Where Forced Labor Camps And Sterilization Were ReportedChinese Embassy Touts Birthrate Decline In Province Where Forced Labor Camps And Sterilization Were Reported

The Chinese Embassy in the U.S. touted the decreased birth rate and eradication of religious extremism in Xinjiang, where reports have detailed forced labor camps and sterilization, as being a boon for female empowerment. The embassy shared a study by the Xinjiang Development Research Center and published in the Chinese government-affiliated China Daily that reported […]

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Jan
2021

Daughter Of Uighur Muslims Pleads For Chinese Government To Set Her Mother FreeDaughter Of Uighur Muslims Pleads For Chinese Government To Set Her Mother Free

Ziba Murat, a Uighur Muslim and the daughter of a retired doctor reportedly being detained by the Chinese Communist Party, spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Samantha Renck about her mom’s situation, her plea to the world and more. “Each and every person has a responsibility to ensure that the worst parts of the […]

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Dec
2020

International Criminal Court Says It Won’t Investigate China For Detention Of MuslimsInternational Criminal Court Says It Won’t Investigate China For Detention Of Muslims

The International Criminal Court (ICC) announced Monday it will not investigate China’s reported detention of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in a setback for human rights activists pushing for prosecution. Prosecutors declined to pursue an investigation into allegations of “genocide and crimes against humanity” as the alleged crimes were “committed solely by nationals of […]

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Dec
2020

‘Uighur Alarms’ Just The Latest In Long List Of China’s Worst Human Rights Abuses‘Uighur Alarms’ Just The Latest In Long List Of China’s Worst Human Rights Abuses

China has a long history of human rights abuses, from dictating how many children their citizens can have, to mass surveillance, censorship, and mass imprisonment of religious groups. In late 2016, China began imprisoning Uighur Muslims in mass detention centers in the Xinjiang region. Since then, China has gradually expanded those camps, and it is […]

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Dec
2020

REPORT: Big Data ‘Turbocharged’ Uighur Round-Ups In ChinaREPORT: Big Data ‘Turbocharged’ Uighur Round-Ups In China

Uighur Muslims were arrested in China after being flagged by a computer program as taking part in allegedly suspicious activity, CBS News reported.  Human Rights Watch (HRW), a United States-based non-profit organization, reported the arrest of over 2,000 residents of the Aksu prefecture, in mid-Western Xinjiang, China, in a report Wednesday, according to CBS News. […]

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