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Uighurs
Opinion  /  Published 22.06.21

The dragon in the room

As Joe Biden rallied American allies and partners during his first overseas trip since taking on the presidency of the United States of America, China was present everywhere. From the G7 to Nato, it w...
By Harsh V. Pant

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.21

Fallen off the map: China’s treatment of Uighurs

Sir — In recent months, several major Western retailers have expressed concern over China’s treatment of the Uighurs in the country’s cotton-growing Xinjiang district. Companies incl...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 23.03.21

Uighurs: US sanctions Chinese officials

The US on Monday announced sanctions on two more Chinese officials in connection with serious human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region, where Washington says ethnic Muslims like the Uighur...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 20.01.21

Uighur repression ‘genocide’

The state department declared on Tuesday that the Chinese government is committing genocide and crimes against humanity through its wide-scale repression of Uighurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic mino...
By Edward Wong , Chris Buckley in Washington

World  /  Published 04.09.20

UK probe into Uighur claims of ‘genocide’

A prominent British human rights lawyer is convening an independent tribunal in London to investigate whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the far wes...
By AP in London

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World  /  Published 17.12.18

Locked away, forgotten: Uighur wives of Pakistani men

The last time Chaudhry Javed Atta saw his wife was over a year ago — the Pakistani trader in dried and fresh produce was leaving their home in northwestern China's heavily Muslim Xinjiang region to ...
By AP in Islamabad

Opinion  /  Published 09.12.19

Spare no effort to paint a picture

The passing of the Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act by Congress in the United States of America has sent the Chinese press into a tizzy. Articles critical of the US hav...
By Neha Sahay

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

Hong Kong wages a lonely battle

History, it seems, is knocking at China’s doorstep and Beijing is getting panicky. The situation in Hong Kong is getting murkier and the Chinese communist party is behaving as if this is the 1960s w...
By Harsh V. Pant

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.19

Uighurs in China: Which reports are fake?

What is real and what is fake in news coming out of the Muslim-dominated province of Xinjiang is difficult to find out. Through January and February, diplomats and journalists from 30 countries, inclu...
By Neha Sahay

Opinion  /  Published 02.11.18

China's dubious cure for Uighur extremism

The ultra-nationalist online daily, Global Times, has some advice for the government of the United States of America following the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: learn from the Chinese government how ...
By Neha Sahay


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