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Beijing [China], May 15 (ANI): Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden have issued a joint statement expressing grave concern at the human rights situation of Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang province.
Updated : 1 day, 6 hours ago IST
Kathmandu [Nepal], May 14 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has formed a minority government after opposition parties failed to form a coalition, days after he lost a vote of confidence on Friday.
Updated : 1 day, 15 hours ago IST
Washington DC [US], May 14 (ANI): A jailed businessman in China's Xinjiang province, belonging to the Uyghur minority community, has been confirmed to have died in a prison hospital under mysterious circumstances.
Updated : 1 day, 17 hours ago IST
New York [US], May 14 (ANI): Several western countries and human rights organizations have yet again called on China to allow the UN human rights chief unobstructed access to the Xinjiang province to probe the situation of ethnic minorities in the northwest region of the country.
Updated : 2 days, 9 hours ago IST
New York [US], May 13 (ANI): A group of United Nations members has asked China to grant "immediate, meaningful and unfettered access" for the group's human rights chief to Xinjiang to inspect human rights abuses of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.
Updated : 3 days ago IST
Beijing [China], May 13 (ANI): Amid China's increasing repression of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, the younger sister of veteran Uyghur rights advocate Rebiya Kadeer is confirmed to have died after her release from an internment camp in the region, according to sources.
Updated : 3 days, 3 hours ago IST
Washington [US], May 13 (ANI): The 2020 report International Religious Freedom released by the United States on Wednesday (local time) has highlighted a downward spiral of religious expression in Pakistan, most notably in the form of blasphemy laws, punishment for which ranges up to the deat
Updated : 4 days, 18 hours ago IST
Beijing [China], May 11 (ANI): Fuming over an upcoming UN video conference on Beijing's crackdown on the Uyghur Muslims, China has called on members of the United Nations not to attend the event, saying it "is based on sheer lies and political bias".
Krishna (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 11 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday arrested a gurukul school watchman after he allegedly attempted to rape a nine-year-old school girl at Vatsavai in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district.
Hong Kong, May 11 (ANI): China's 2016 'relatives policy', where Chinese government cadres are sent to live, work and sleep with families to promote national harmony in the country, has emerged as a major constituent of a broader crackdown on Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang
Updated : 5 days, 13 hours ago IST
Hong Kong, May 10 (ANI): As much as China is trying to silence critics and hide its pogroms against Uyghurs in Xinjiang, more and more is being exposed of its horrendous human rights abuses there. Unfortunately, China will not settle for just exorcising Uyghur culture, as other minority grou
Updated : 1 week ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 8 (ANI): A minor fire broke out onboard the Indian Navy aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, which was at Karwar harbour, in the early hours on Saturday, officials said.