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Updated : 3 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 23 (ANI): Expressing grave concerns over the "Uyghur genocide" in China's Xinjiang province, Canada delivered a joint statement on behalf of 42 countries at the UN Humans Rights Council on Tuesday.
Geneva [Switzerland], June 22 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has said that she hopes to agree on terms with China for a visit this year to Xinjiang province, to look into reports of serious abuse against Uyghurs.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Beijing [China], June 18 (ANI): China has sanctioned a Belgian lawmaker who called for a proposal warning of a risk of genocide against the Uyghur Muslims minority in the country's Xinjiang province.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New York [US], June 12 (ANI): Indian origin journalist Megha Rajagopalan, along with two contributors, has won the Pulitzer Prize for innovative investigative reports that exposed secretly built China's mass detention camps for Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province.
London [UK], June 8 (ANI): After a four-day hearing at a London-based tribunal on the treatment of Uyghurs, chilling testimony regarding torture of the Muslim minority has been revealed by a witness depicting blatant humans rights violation taking place in northwest China's Xinjiang province
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Brussels [Belgium], May 21 (ANI): Members of the European Parliament on Thursday voted to freeze the legislative process for ratifying the EU's investment pact with China, until Beijing lifts sanctions against EU lawmakers, in retaliation for the condemnation of human rights abuses in Xin
London [UK], May 16 (ANI): The global production of solar panels is using forced labour from Uyghurs Muslims in China's Xinjiang province, an investigation shows.
Tokyo [Japan], May 16 (ANI): Ahead of the Group of Seven (G7) summit next month, lawmakers from Japan's ruling party has drafted proposals for the government, to advance the issue of human rights diplomacy amid growing scrutiny of abuses in China's Xinjiang province.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
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.
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.
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.
New York [US], May 12 (ANI): A broad coalition of UN member states and civil society organizations (CSO) is set to hold an online event on Wednesday to raise awareness and discuss the human rights situation prevailing in China Xinjiang province.