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#Xinjiang

# xinjiang - This year 2022

US asks UN Human Rights Council to debate rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region
# United Nations
# United Nations

US asks UN Human Rights Council to debate rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region

Sep 26th 2022, 11:40 AM 5,313 Views 3 Comments

A UN report on Xinjiang published last month cited possible crimes against humanity against Uyghur Muslims in the region.

China shuns cooperation with UN human rights office over report into treatment of Uighur Muslims
# Xinjiang
# Xinjiang

China shuns cooperation with UN human rights office over report into treatment of Uighur Muslims

Sep 9th 2022, 10:55 PM 12,740 Views 9 Comments

The report accused China of serious human rights violations against Uighurs and other mostly-Muslim ethnic groups.

China denounces UN report citing possible crimes against humanity in Xinjiang
# Report
# Report

China denounces UN report citing possible crimes against humanity in Xinjiang

Updated Sep 1st 2022, 9:04 AM 11,769 Views 9 Comments

Some countries, including the United States, have accused Beijing of committing genocide in Xinjiang.

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 19,529 Views 18 Comments

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

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 2,932 Views 3 Comments

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

# xinjiang - Last year 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 17,654 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Amnesty terms Chinese Uyghur abuses 'crimes against humanity'

Jun 11th 2021, 9:07 AM 7,401 Views 19 Comments

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

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 18,347 Views 31 Comments

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

# xinjiang - All time

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 13,365 Views 58 Comments

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

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 8,060 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.

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 13,667 Views 25 Comments

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

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 12,015 Views 20 Comments

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

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

139 arrested in China for 'spreading jihad'

Oct 9th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,110 Views 35 Comments

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

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

China state media says 27 killed in riots

Jun 26th 2013, 7:24 AM 2,813 Views 5 Comments

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

China defines terrorism to win global support
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

China defines terrorism to win global support

Oct 29th 2011, 6:42 PM 384 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.