France excoriates China’s ‘institutional repression’ of Uighurs

Issued on: 24/02/2021 – 13:51 French International Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday denounced what he referred to as the “institutionalised repression” of China’s Uighur minority. Talking by video hyperlink on the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Le Drian mentioned that witness accounts and paperwork from the Chinese language area of Xinjiang pointed to […]

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Canadia’s parliament says China’s remedy of Uighurs ‘genocide’

Issued on: 23/02/2021 – 05:11 Canadian MPs voted Monday to label Beijing’s remedy of Uighurs in Xinjiang as genocide, a transfer angrily slammed by China as a “malicious provocation.” Rights teams imagine no less than a million Uighurs and different principally Muslim minorities have been incarcerated in camps within the northwestern area, the place China […]

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The Interview – Uighur refugee Gulbahar Haitiwaji: ‘The Chinese language wish to eradicate the Uighurs’

Gulbahar Haitiwaji lives in France and belongs to China’s Uighur minority, a primarily Muslim neighborhood from the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Again in 2016, her life modified dramatically. Summoned to return to China below a spurious pretext, she was thrown into jail then despatched to a “re-education” camp. She recounts the appalling circumstances of her detention in a […]

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In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ in opposition to Uighurs

The Trump administration has decided that China has dedicated “genocide and crimes in opposition to humanity” by repressing Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang area, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned on Tuesday, in an embarrassing blow to Beijing simply earlier than President-elect Joe Biden takes workplace.  Pompeo mentioned he made the transfer, which is definite […]

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‘Survivor of the Chinese language Gulag’: Uighur refugee in France recounts her ordeal

After three harrowing years in Chinese language re-education camps, Gulbahar Haitiwaji, a Uighur girl who had been lured again to China from France solely to be arrested, interrogated and abused, recounts her ordeal in a simply revealed e book. “Within the camps, life and loss of life don’t imply the identical factor as they do elsewhere. […]

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UK strikes to ban Chinese language imports linked to pressured Uighur labour

Issued on: 12/01/2021 – 19:23 British corporations will face fines until they meet new authorities necessities displaying their provide chains are free from pressured labour, the UK’s overseas secretary stated Tuesday as he introduced measures aimed toward tackling human rights abuses towards the Uighur minority in China’s Xinjiang area.  British Overseas Secretary Dominic Raab stated […]

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‘An enormous game-changer’: Report says greater than 570,000 Uighurs compelled to select cotton

Issued on: 15/12/2020 – 18:07 Greater than 570,000 Uighurs have been pressed into compelled labour in Chinese language cotton fields, in line with a report revealed on Monday. These revelations are a “game-changer” and any particular person or enterprise concerned in these provide chains has to “divest”, Adrian Zenz, the researcher behind the report, instructed […]

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French footballer Griezmann ends Huawei contract over claims of Uighur surveillance

Issued on: 10/12/2020 – 17:44 World Cup-winning footballer Antoine Griezmann mentioned Thursday he was ending his sponsorship contract with Huawei over experiences the Chinese language telecoms large was concerned within the surveillance of Uighur Muslims. Frenchman Griezmann mentioned on Instagram: “Following sturdy suspicions that Huawei has contributed to the event of a ‘Uighurs alert’ by […]

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Leaked record of detainees provides perception into China’s repression of Uighurs

Issued on: 09/12/2020 – 15:44 A leaked record of greater than 2,000 ethnic Uighur detainees in China’s Xinjiang suggests the federal government used an expansive information assortment challenge to arbitrarily detain Uighurs within the area, in response to U.S. rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW). The record from Xinjiang‘s Aksu prefecture, obtained by HRW, is of detainees flagged by […]

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