Just as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Chinese official Yang Jiechi, Trump signed into law an act that authorises sanctions for Chinese officials involved in the detention of some one million minority Muslim Uighur ethnic group.
The Muslim minority group in China is facing 'oppression' when they want to practice their faith, the US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback says.
In panels of spare, black-and-white drawings, Shimizu tells the story of Mihrigul Tursun, a real Uighur woman who now lives in the United States and says she was beaten and detained in China for being a Uighur.
Riot police pepper-spray protesters to disperse crowds in the heart of the city's financial district as a largely peaceful rally in support of China's ethnic Muslim Uighurs turns chaotic.
NetEase, the publisher of the PES franchise in China, says it will remove Ozil after the star's social media post about the treatment Uighur Muslims in China.
Football star Mesut Ozil on Friday accused Muslims of staying silent over what he called China’s persecution of Uighurs in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, prompting anger from China.
The footballer wrote "East Turkistan: bleeding wound of Islamic Ummah”, calling Uighurs “warriors who resist persecution ... glorious believers who put up a fight alone against these who forcefully move people away from Islam”.
The classified documents lay out the Chinese government’s deliberate strategy to lock up ethnic minorities even before they commit a crime, to rewire their thoughts and the language they speak.
This follows the publication of 400 papers implicating the Chinese government in the pre-meditated mass incarceration of Muslims for thought crime.
The blacklist effectively bars US firms from selling technology to Chinese companies without government approval.
The programme aims to preserve and promote the intangible cultural heritage of Uighurs in Kazakhstan, including oral narration, rituals, performance arts, traditional handicrafts and more.
Meeting Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal in Beijing, top diplomat Wang Yi said China sets great store on its ties with Turkey. China faces criticism for its so-called re-education camps which many see as internment camps for Uyghur Muslims.
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