Tag Archives: East Turkistan

  • China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang, say researchers

    China is running hundreds of detention centres in northwest Xinjiang across a network that is much bigger than previously thought, according to research presented Thursday by an Australian think tank. ...

  • China sharply expands mass labour programme in Tibet

    China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural labourers off the land and into recently built military-style training centres where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a programme in the western Xinjiang region. ...

  • US House passes China forced labour bill near unanimously

    The US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted near unanimously to pass legislation to restrict imports of goods made using forced labor from China, as lawmakers look to address the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region. ...

  • Pakistan demands Kashmir action while ignoring China’s Uyghurs

    Even as Pakistan this week drew international attention to the plight of Muslims in Indian Kashmir, Islamabad stayed conspicuously silent about another embattled Muslim community -- China's Uyghur population. ...

  • US hits China anew for rights abuses in western Xinjiang

    The Trump administration took new aim at China on Friday by imposing sanctions on a major paramilitary organization in the western Xinjiang region and its commander for alleged human rights abuses against ethnic and religious minorities. ...

  • US sanctions more Chinese companies over China’s treatment of Uyghurs

    The US Commerce Department on Monday added 11 Chinese companies implicated in what it called human rights violations in connection with China’s treatment of its Uyghurs in Xinjiang in western China to the US economic blacklist. ...

  • China sanctions US lawmakers in dispute over Uyghur Muslims

    China announced “corresponding sanctions” against the United States on Monday after Washington penalized senior Chinese officials over the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region. ...

  • US sanctions highest ranking Chinese official yet over Uyghur rights

    The US on Thursday imposed sanctions on the highest ranking Chinese official yet targeted over alleged human rights abuses against the Uyghur Muslim minority, a move likely to further ratchet up tensions between Washington and Beijing. ...

  • US Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

    More than 75 US senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over its crackdown in that country’s Xinjiang province. ...

  • US Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uyghur rights

    The US Senate approved legislation on Thursday calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to toughen its response to China’s crackdown on its Uyghur Muslim minority, the latest push in Washington to punish China. ...