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World - International
1/23/2024 1:55:10 PM
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck a sparsely populated part of China’s western Xinjiang region early Tuesday, killing three people and causing extensive damage in freezing cold weather, officials said. It was the latest in a series of temblors and natural disasters to hit the country's west.

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
2/10/2023 7:57:50 PM
The EU faced criticism Friday over planned meetings with the governor of China's Xinjiang region during his visit to Brussels and London which also stirred complaints in Britain.

World - International
8/25/2022 11:27:51 AM
The outgoing U.N. human rights chief suggested Thursday that her office may not make good on her promise to release its long-awaited report on China's Xinjiang region by the end of her term next week.

Sports - Omni sports
2/17/2022 10:21:49 AM
Beijing Olympics organisers hit out at "lies" about Xinjiang on Thursday and reiterated the Chinese government's stance on Taiwan, while also railing against "politicising" the Games.

World - International
12/24/2021 12:31:59 AM
Intel found itself on the back foot in Washington and Beijing on Thursday after issuing a public apology over a letter to its suppliers referencing US sanctions targeting human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province.

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
12/9/2021 6:04:57 PM
China committed genocide in the Xinjiang region by preventing births in the Uyghur population, a London panel investigating alleged human rights abuses concluded on Thursday.

World - International
12/9/2021 11:27:53 AM
The US House of Representatives passed legislation restricting imports from China's Xinjiang region over its treatment of the Uyghur Muslim minority, as tensions continue to escalate between Washington and Beijing.

World - International
8/23/2021 2:34:08 PM
Yet, it is also deeply concerned that the very withdrawal could bring risk and instability to Central Asia and possibly even spill into China itself and the heavily Muslim northwestern region of Xinjiang

World - International
7/15/2021 8:44:57 PM
'The message to Beijing and any international company that profits from forced labor in Xinjiang is clear: no more,' Republican Senator Marco Rubio said in a statement

World - International
7/11/2021 10:11:02 AM
The US Commerce Department said 14 companies were added to its Entity List over their dealings in Xinjiang, and another five for aiding China's armed forces

World - International
6/25/2021 6:30:29 PM
A human rights group that attracted millions of views on YouTube to testimonies from people who say their families have disappeared in China's Xinjiang region is moving its videos to little-known service Odysee

World - International
4/24/2021 11:31:26 AM
The British Parliament approved a nonbinding motion Thursday that said China's policies amounted to genocide and crimes against humanity

World - International
3/27/2021 10:30:40 PM
Beijing's sanctions followed those imposed by the US, EU, UK and Canada earlier this week for what they say are violations of the rights of Uighur Muslims and other Turkic minorities in Xinjiang

World - International
3/24/2021 5:15:53 PM
On Monday, the US, EU, Britain and Canada imposed asset freezes and travel bans on a group of officials in Xinjiang

World - Region
3/8/2021 2:26:57 PM
China will speed up lawmaking aimed at countering foreign sanctions and ' long-arm jurisdiction', its parliament said on Monday, amid increasing pressure from Western countries over issues ranging from Xinjiang to Hong Kong.

World - International
3/2/2021 4:08:35 PM
Bachelet said that reports about arbitrary detention, ill-treatment, sexual violence and forced labour in Xinjiang necessitated a thorough and independent assessment of the situation

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