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Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 16 (ANI): The World Uyghur Congress on Monday came down heavily on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over his "double standards" and turning a blind eye towards the issue concerning the persecution of Uighur Muslims in China, saying it is a matter of shame that Is
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is desperately attempting to portray himself as an ambassador of Kashmiri people, has come under fire for his "double standards" and "ignorance" towards China's treatment to Uighur Muslims.
Male [Maldives], Sept 4 (ANI): US Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on China in his address at the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) here, leading to a tense environment which saw a Chinese diplomat in the crowd rebutting his claims.
Updated : 1 year, 9 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.
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 : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], Jun 23 (ANI): Rebiya Kadeer, a prominent Uighur political activist, will join world leaders at the annual G-20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month despite protest by China, the Japan Times reported on Sunday.
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.
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.
Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday called on China to release all Uighurs and other Muslim minorities arbitrarily detained throughout Xinjiang so they may return home to celebrate the Eid holiday with their loved ones.
Updated : 2 years 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.
Washington D.C. [USA], March 28 (ANI): The United States has asked China to release the Muslim minorities "arbitrarily detained" by the communist country and "end its repression".