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#Xinjiang

# xinjiang - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

Thousands of leaked photos and documents shed new light on China's 're-education' camps

May 24th 2022, 1:53 PM 19,469 Views 18 Comments

The files were published as UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet begins a long-awaited and controversial trip to Xinjiang.

# xinjiang - Friday 18 February, 2022

Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings
# Under Fire
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# Under Fire

Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings

Feb 18th 2022, 9:30 AM 2,921 Views 4 Comments

The company is one of the Olympics’ biggest backers with a reported $500 million sponsorship deal running until 2028.

# xinjiang - Thursday 9 December, 2021

China committed genocide by preventing births in the Uyghur population, report finds
# China
# China

China committed genocide by preventing births in the Uyghur population, report finds

Dec 9th 2021, 5:45 PM 17,614 Views 32 Comments

The independent report said that measures used to reduce the Uyghur birth rate included forced sterilisation, birth control and abortion.

# xinjiang - Friday 11 June, 2021

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'
# China
# China

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,382 Views 19 Comments

The 160-page report by Amnesty International uses the testimony of former detainees to document the abuses.

# xinjiang - Friday 26 March, 2021

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang
# Uighur Muslims
# Uighur Muslims

China hits back after Britain imposes sanctions over treatment of people in Xinjiang

Mar 26th 2021, 7:45 AM 18,338 Views 31 Comments

Beijing said in a statement the move by Dominic Raab was ‘based on nothing but lies and disinformation’.

# xinjiang - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Chinese companies sanctioned by US government over complaints of Muslim abuse
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

Chinese companies sanctioned by US government over complaints of Muslim abuse

Jul 21st 2020, 9:05 AM 13,342 Views 58 Comments

The United States says 11 companies are implicated in human rights abuses in China.

# xinjiang - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Eight killed in knife attack on Chinese crowd
# Xinjiang Province
# Xinjiang Province

Eight killed in knife attack on Chinese crowd

Feb 15th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,050 Views 14 Comments

Beijing regularly accuses what it calls exiled Uighur separatist groups such as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement of orchestrating attacks in the region.

# xinjiang - Monday 12 January, 2015

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'
# China
# China

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'

Jan 12th 2015, 6:16 PM 13,661 Views 24 Comments

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

# xinjiang - Sunday 3 August, 2014

China places official death toll of 'gang attack' at 96
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

China places official death toll of 'gang attack' at 96

Aug 3rd 2014, 9:22 AM 12,005 Views 20 Comments

37 civilians and 59 “terrorists” were killed in the incident last week in Xinjiang.

# xinjiang - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'
# China
# China

139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'

Oct 9th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,101 Views 35 Comments

Beijing has warned of growing religious extremism in the western region of Xinjiang.

# xinjiang - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

China state media says 27 killed in riots
# China
# China

China state media says 27 killed in riots

Jun 26th 2013, 7:24 AM 2,807 Views 5 Comments

Police shot 10 rioters after nine of their colleagues were allegedly killed in the clashes.

# xinjiang - Saturday 29 October, 2011

China defines terrorism to win global support
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

China defines terrorism to win global support

Oct 29th 2011, 6:42 PM 375 Views 5 Comments

China has authorised new legislature to define and combat terrorism – which is closer in line to international practises – as violent outbreaks continue in the country’s western region.

# xinjiang - Tuesday 2 August, 2011