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Bound and blindfolded inmates, likely Uighurs, being transferred at a train station in Xinjiang in 2018. Photograph: War on Fear
Jan 12, 2021
By Patrick Wintour

Foreign secretary sets out measures to ensure UK companies cannot profit from forced labour in Xinjiang

Jan 12, 2021

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says China's use of forced Uighur prison labour is 'truly horrific barbarism we had hoped lost to another era'

Jan 12, 2021

Foreign Secretary announces package of measures to help ensure that British organisations are not complicit in, nor profiting from, the human rights violations in Xinjiang.

Government social media post in April 2017 shows detainees in a political education camp in Lop County, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang.  © Xinjiang Bureau of Justice WeChat Account
Jan 12, 2021

Canada is gravely concerned with evidence and reports of human rights violations in the People’s Republic of China against members of the Uyghur ethnic minority and other minorities.

Jan 12, 2021

Authorities say Sayarra Nijat was ‘in possession of illegal materials related to terrorism and extremism.’

Jan 12, 2021

Foreign secretary expected to reveal plans cracking down on China, which could include tougher laws on exporting goods or technology that could be used for repression.

Award-winning investigative journalist Amelia Pang. Photo: http://www.ameliapang.com/about
Jan 12, 2021
Amelia Pang

Since 1949, the Chinese Communist Party has gradually established policies that threaten Uighur culture and identity. My family’s forced assimilation is a part of that story.

Jan 12, 2021

The tweet prompted calls for stern measures against Beijing for defending repression in Xinjiang.

Jan 12, 2021
By Max Walden

Twitter has taken down a post from the Chinese embassy in Washington that said Uyghur women in its northwest Xinjiang region had been "emancipated" by the Chinese Communist Party as part of the "process of eradicating extremism".

Jan 12, 2021
By Arwa Mahdawi

A report from a state-run thinktank says the reason for declining Uighur birth rates is gender equality – an outrageous but not unprecedented play

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