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# Uighur Muslims

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# Xinjiang
China shuns cooperation with UN human rights office over report into treatment of Uighur Muslims
The report accused China of serious human rights violations against Uighurs and other mostly-Muslim ethnic groups.
# Report
China denounces UN report citing possible crimes against humanity in Xinjiang
Some countries, including the United States, have accused Beijing of committing genocide in Xinjiang.
# Xinjiang
Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps
The files were published as UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet begins a long-awaited and controversial trip to Xinjiang.
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# Sanctions
US imposes sanctions against China over abuse of Uighurs
The Biden administration is targeting biotech and surveillance firms and government entities for Beijing’s human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims.
# China
China committed genocide by preventing births in the Uyghur population, report finds
The independent report said that measures used to reduce the Uyghur birth rate included forced sterilisation, birth control and abortion.
# Uighur Muslims
China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies over alleged links to human rights abuses
It said the US move constituted an ‘unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises and a serious breach of international economic and trade rules’.
# Uighur Muslims
China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang
Beijing said in a statement the move by Dominic Raab was ‘based on nothing but lies and disinformation’.
# Human Rights
Oireachtas members join international alliance pushing for tougher stance on China
Senator McDowell says Ireland can no longer ignore the “clear challenge” of the Chinese Communist Party.
# Sponsorship deal
Barca star Griezmann cuts ties with Huawei over reports of facial recognition surveillance
The Chinese telecoms giant has allegedly been involved in producing software that targets Uighur Muslims.
# Xinjiang
Chinese companies sanctioned by US government over complaints of Muslim abuse
The United States says 11 companies are implicated in human rights abuses in China.
# Political Football
Wenger defends Ozil's freedom of speech amid China storm
However, the former Arsenal boss also noted that individuals must accept responsibility for a stance.