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Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Robert O'Brien participates in a Halifax chat at HISF 2019. Photo: US Embassy Canada
Oct 16, 2020

The U.S. national security adviser said on Friday that China was perpetrating “something close to” a genocide with its treatment of Muslims in its Xinjiang region.

Uyghurs and Tibetans demonstrate in London, Oct 2020. Photo: RFA
Oct 16, 2020

As plans were revealed that China stepped up its investments in Italy, including the building of new ports in Venice and Trieste as part of its Belt and Road Initiative, activists accuse European governments and companies with being complicit to China’s ethnic cleansing policies against its Uyghur population, highlighting China’s increasing use of forced labour in detention camps in the Xinjiang region.

Uyghur children dressed in Chinese traditional cloth
Oct 16, 2020

China on Friday dismissed as a “farce” a news report saying it is separating ethnic Uighur children from their parents as part of social engineering policies in the western region of Xinjiang.

Oct 16, 2020

Researcher says Xinjiang files reveal government strategy of long-term social control

Oct 16, 2020

Zumretay Arkin posed a question in a recent on-line meeting with Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., the prominent International Olympic Committee member who oversees preparations for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

Oct 16, 2020

More than 80 percent of China’s cotton is grown in the Uighur region, approaching 20 per cent of all global production – we cannot simply wish away this elephant in the room, says Louisa Greve .

Uyghur protesters march on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, in Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 1, 2019. Photo: RFA
Oct 15, 2020

Ablet Bawudun had been detained in 2017 in excellent physical condition.

An image widely shared on social media that purportedly shows a group of detainees in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's (XUAR) Korla (Kuerle) city, March 2020.
Oct 15, 2020

It is also the gravest example of a worldwide attack on human rights

Uyghurs demonstrate in Brussels on Oct 1, 2020. Photo: RFA
Oct 15, 2020

In a debate held in the House of Commons on China’s programs in Xinjiang, some MPs urged the U.K. government to follow the example of the United States.

Special Address by Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, on Canadas G7 Agenda. . Photo: World Economic Forum
Oct 15, 2020

Prime minister calls out ‘coercive diplomacy’ as he marks 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Beijing

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