Discriminatory detention of Muslim groups in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region may constitute crimes against humanity, says UN human rights office in new report. Beijing "firmly opposes" report release.
Uighur Muslims in Türkiye call on UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to investigate so-called vocational training camps in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region when she visits the area this month.
US asks China to grant wide access to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet when she visits China and its Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in May.
The Olympics in Beijing were already under fire for the country's policies regarding its Uighur minority, but now its internal Olympics protocol is also under the spotlight.
The bill, if signed into law by President Biden, will ban imports from China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region unless businesses prove they were produced without forced labour.
US says it won't send government officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics due to China's human rights "atrocities," as Beijing pledges "countermeasures" against any diplomatic boycott.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China’s longstanding claim that the island is indivisible from the mainland at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.
The Taliban delegation is in China for talks with Beijing officials as the insurgents continue a sweeping offensive across Afghanistan, displacing tens of thousands of Afghans.
Human Rights Watch urges the UN Human Rights Commission to create a body to investigate allegations, including the mass detention of Uighur Muslims and a crackdown on religious practices that amount to crimes against humanity.
Western governments are seeking to hold Beijing accountable for mass detentions of Muslim Uighurs in northwestern Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
The letter sent by right groups to the International Olympic Committee says the IOC has “turned a blind eye to the widespread and systematic human rights violations being committed by the Chinese authorities.
Coalition of over 180 human rights groups says major apparel brands continue to source millions of tons of cotton and yarn from Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, where China is accused of forced labour and other rights abuses.
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