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" Uyghurs"

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World - International
9/8/2023 1:55:24 PM
China stands accused of incarcerating over one million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in a network of detention facilities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.

World - International
3/7/2023 6:28:09 PM
United Nations rights chief Volker Turk on Tuesday demanded action from Beijing to address "grave concerns" over the human rights situation in China's Xinjiang province.

World - International
9/1/2022 6:16:09 PM
The UN accused China of serious human rights violations that may amount to ``crimes against humanity'' in a long-delayed report examining a crackdown on Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups. Beijing on Thursday denounced the assessment as a fabrication cooked up by Western nations.

World - International
6/8/2022 6:18:37 PM
Dozens of rights groups called Wednesday for the resignation of UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, charging that she "whitewashed" Beijing's "atrocities" during her trip to China last month.

World - International
12/21/2021 11:34:08 AM
China blacklisted four members of a US federal commission on religious freedom on Tuesday in the latest tit-for-tat response to Washington's own sanctions targeting alleged perpetrators of genocide in Xinjiang.

World - International
12/16/2021 6:51:00 PM
The Biden administration said Thursday it is imposing new sanctions on several Chinese biotech and surveillance companies and government entities for actions in Xinjiang province, the latest step against Beijing over human rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in the country's western region.

World - International
12/11/2021 12:19:00 PM
The United States unveiled a raft of new rights-abuse sanctions Friday on senior officials and entities in eight countries, including a Chinese firm specializing in facial recognition technology and a giant cartoon studio in North Korea.