Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • China sanctions US and Canadian bodies over Xinjiang

    China on Saturday imposed sanctions against two American religious rights officials and one Canadian lawmaker in response to sanctions imposed by the United States and Canada over Xinjiang. ...

  • West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

    The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials on Monday for human rights abuses in Xinjiang, the first such coordinated Western action against Beijing under new US President Joe Biden. ...

  • Canada calls on China to stop persecution of Uyghurs, Tibetans

    Conservative party of Canada has called on China to stop the persecution of people who practice their religion or belief including Christians, Tibetans and Uyghurs, saying Canada must stand behind those who advocate for religious freedom. ...

  • US condemns China at UN rights forum for abuse of Uyghurs, Tibetans

    The United States on Friday condemned China’s abuse of ethnic and religious minorities, including what it called “crimes against humanity and genocide” in Xinjiang against Muslim Uyghurs and severe restrictions in Tibet. ...

  • China for decades waged campaign to destroy Tibet’s proud culture, history: Nancy Pelosi

    China for decades has waged a campaign to destroy Tibet's proud culture and history, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has alleged, asserting that the US will continue to stand with the Tibetan people. ...

  • China rejects growing Western criticism at UN rights forum

    China hit back on Wednesday at growing criticism by Western powers of its treatment of ethnic minorities in the regions of Xinjiang and Tibet and of citizens in the former British colony of Hong Kong. ...

  • Canadian MPs say China’s treatment of Uyghurs is ‘genocide’

    Canadian MPs have voted to label Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang as genocide, a move angrily slammed by China on Tuesday as a "malicious provocation." ...

  • Exile Tibetans mourn death of political prisoner Kunchok Jinpa

    Tibetans in McLeod Ganj held a candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Tibetan Kunchok Jinpa, from Driru in eastern Tibet, who had been sentenced to 21 years' imprisonment for a peaceful protest against a Chinese forced flag-raising campaig ...

  • Biden says China to face repercussions on human rights

    China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, US President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation’s handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang. ...

  • Women detained in China’s Xinjiang allegedly raped, sexually abused: BBC

    Women in China’s system of detention camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang were subject to rape, sexual abuse and torture, according to a BBC report on Wednesday. ...