Uighur

Trump signs bill for sanctions on China officials over Uighurs

President's move comes as former adviser says Trump spoke approvingly of China 'basically building concentration camps'.

Trump signs bill for sanctions on China officials over Uighurs

Uighur

Trump to sign bill pressuring China over Muslim Uighur crackdown

Legislation calls for sanctions against those responsible for repression of Uighurs, other Muslims in Xinjiang province.

Trump to sign bill pressuring China over Muslim Uighur crackdown

Asia Pacific

US Congress approves China sanctions over Uighur crackdown

US House passes bill authorising sanctions against Chinese officials over the mass incarceration of Muslim Uighurs.

US Congress approves China sanctions over Uighur crackdown

US & Canada

US Senate approves bill to sanction China over Uighur rights

Legislators give unanimous consent to bill imposing sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for Uighur rights abuses.

US Senate approves bill to sanction China over Uighur rights

Opinion

Huawei should not be allowed to help build UK's 5G networks

Huawei is a fundamental part of state machinery working tirelessly to suppress most basic human rights.

Benedict Rogers

by Benedict Rogers

Benedict Rogers

AJ Impact

Growing evidence Uighurs forced to work in China factories-report

Report finds Uighurs working in Chinese factories that are in the supply chains of 83 global brands.

Growing evidence Uighurs forced to work in China factories-report

Uighur

UN demands 'unfettered access' for China Uighur region visit

Beijing has said it would welcome UN officials to Xinjiang on the condition they stay out of its internal affairs.

UN demands 'unfettered access' for China Uighur region visit

AJ IMPACT

Why are Central Asian countries so quiet on Uighur persecution?

After Pompeo urged leaders to condemn crackdown, experts say Beijing's clout in the region is too strong to resist.

Why are Central Asian countries so quiet on Uighur persecution?

NewsFeed

Leaked document shows how Uighurs are detained in China

A newly leaked document appears to show how Uighur Muslims are surveilled and sent to Chinese government camps.

Uighur

China 'war on terror' uproots Uighur families, leaked data shows

Newly revealed database exposes methods the Chinese government employed to crack down on Muslim minorities in Xinjiang.

Opinion

Don't forget the Uighur amid the coronavirus crisis

The world has been indifferent to the plight of the Uighurs, leading some to claim that coronavirus may be a punishment.

Omar Suleiman

by Omar Suleiman

Omar Suleiman

Uighur

Exiled Uighurs fear spread of coronavirus in China camps

More than 50 cases reported in northeastern region of Xinjiang, home to persecuted Muslim minority.

Exiled Uighurs fear spread of coronavirus in China camps

China

'Existential threat': Report warns on China risk to human rights

Human Rights Watch report highlights abuses against Uighur minorities, activists in Hong Kong and warns of global risks.

'Existential threat': Report warns on China risk to human rights

Uighur

Rugby star Sonny Bill Williams tweets in support of Uighurs

Former New Zealand international issues message of support for China's Uighur Muslim community.

Rugby star Sonny Bill Williams tweets in support of Uighurs

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters rally in support of minority Uighurs

Largely peaceful rally descended into chaos after small group of protesters grabbed a Chinese flag and tried to burn it.

Hong Kong protesters rally in support of minority Uighurs