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Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 17 (ANI): Experts and human rights activists have come down hard against Beijing for gross human rights violations in Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong.
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London [UK], Sept 11 (ANI): As Pakistan continues to cry foul over Kashmir, Baloch leader Mehran Marri has exposed its hypocritical nature, saying Islamabad is committing "genocide and human rights violation" in Balochistan and yet they go to the International community with a "facade of
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Beijing [China], July 21 (ANI): In a white paper, China on Sunday defended its policies and claimed that Islam was forced upon Uighurs -- the ethnic community native to Xinjiang.
Washington DC [USA], July 21 (ANI): While the United Nations has said that at least one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained in China, experts believe that neighbouring Pakistan has turned a blind eye to the human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], July 13 (ANI): UN ambassadors from 37 countries, including Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, have released a letter defending China's "contribution to the international human rights cause" in the Xinjiang region, in direct response to Western criticism earlier this week.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 22 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to release over 40 people from the religious minority community who have been serving jail term or facing execution on blasphemy charges in the country.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], June 15 (ANI): The United States on Friday objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's Xinjiang province, where around one million ethnic Uighurs and minority Muslims are reportedly held at detention centres.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Beijing [China], June 13 (ANI): The Chinese government has destroyed a graveyard which belonged to Uighur community in Khotan town of Xinjiang Province, claimed historian Rian Thum on Wednesday.
Updated : 5 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 28 (ANI): As the US administration ups its scrutiny regarding the use of its capital market to fund the mass detention of Uighurs in China's Xinjiang, large US investment funds have sold their equity stakes in Chinese surveillance company Hikvision.
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C [USA], Mar 5 (ANI): A bipartisan group of US lawmakers on Monday (local time) complained that the Trump administration 'has taken no meaningful action' on China's alleged abuse of the largest Muslim Uyghur ethnic minority in Xinjiang.
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Dec 7 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, has sought access to the Uighur camps in China's Xinjiang Province to verify "worrying" reports about human rights violations in the region.
Updated : 11 months ago IST
Xinjiang [China], Oct 19 (ANI): Chairman of the Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Shohrat Zakir, claimed that the Chinese government's policies in the region have led to the containment of religious extremism, has brought peace and led to economic growth in Xinjiang.