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Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], May 28 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday directed Pakistan's Interior Secretary to personally produce details from internment centres about missing persons and recalled an arrest warrant issued earlier against him.
Updated : 4 weeks ago IST
Beijing [China], May 27 (ANI): Prominent Uyghur scholar and linguist-in-exile Abduweli Ayup's niece is confirmed to have died last year under detention by state security police in China's Xinjiang region, informed official sources.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Vilnius [Lithuania], May 21 (ANI): The parliament in Lithuania on Thursday became the latest to describe China's treatment of its Uyghur minority as "genocide", voting to call for a UN probe of the internment camps in the country's northwest region of Xinjiang.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan], May 2 (ANI): Uyghur activists dismissed a documentary released by the state-owned China Global Television Network in mid-April in several languages, including English and Russian, in a bid to push Beijing's narrative of Xinjiang to global audiences.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
London [UK], April 7 (ANI): Amid worldwide condemnation and sanctions by western countries over human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, a UK-based poet and academic said the Chinese government has been terrorising the entire Uyghur population and is erasing their ethnic and c
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 7 (ANI): Despite fierce condemnation from the international community over cotton produced from forced labour in Xinjiang, Pakistan has announced to continue its cotton trade with China, especially from the region where over a million Uyghurs are detained in inter
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Hong Kong, March 31 (ANI): The Chinese government's propaganda activity on Twitter and Facebook over its policies toward ethnic minorities in Xinjiang reached an all-time high last year, as Beijing sought to portray its approach, including use of widespread internment camps and surveillance
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], March 12 (ANI): Uyghur entrepreneur and philanthropist Ekpar Asat disappeared upon returning to China almost five years ago, after participating in a prestigious US State Department programme, believed to be one of the two million Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities detained
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): A Uyghur poet, who had been sent to Chinese internment camps in 2018, continues to write poetry while being locked up in the cell and his poems are the "powerful testaments" to a continuing catastrophe in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 (ANI): A US report issued by the Department of State has said that China uses counter-terrorism (CT) as a pretext to detain and carry out a repressive campaign against millions of Uighurs and members of other Muslim minority groups in internment camps in the Xi
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
Ankara [Turkey], Feb 9 (ANI): Turkey slammed China for its "systematic assimilation policy towards Uighur Turks," labelling it a "great embarrassment for humanity" while urging Beijing to shut down the "concentration camps".