Articles about Uighur Muslims

YouTube removes human rights group's videos documenting China's Xinjiang atrocities

01 Jul 2021

YouTube removes human rights group's videos documenting China's Xinjiang atrocities

Google-owned video-sharing platform YouTube reportedly took down a human rights group's channel that documented testimonies about the atrocities in China's Xinjiang province.

China won't allow anyone to 'bully' it, Xi warns world

01 Jul 2021

China won't allow anyone to 'bully' it, Xi warns world

President Xi Jinping on Thursday called for building a strong military to defend the country and warned that the Chinese people will never allow any foreign force to "bully, oppress, or subjugate them," as the country marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Communist Party of China.

Forced Uighur labor: H&M, Nike face boycott in China

25 Mar 2021

Forced Uighur labor: H&M, Nike face boycott in China

H&M, Nike, are among the Western apparel brands facing a boycott in China for taking a stand against forced labor conditions in the Asian country's Xinjiang region.

Rapes, torture, sterilization: First-hand accounts from China's Uighur camps emerge

03 Feb 2021

Rapes, torture, sterilization: First-hand accounts from China's Uighur camps emerge

In China's "re-education" camps for Uighurs—mostly Muslim Turkic minority group—women detainees are made to face systematic rapes, torture, forced sterilizations, among other horrors, first-hand accounts obtained by the BBC reveal.

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

21 Jan 2021

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.

Twitter takes down China's 'baby-making machines' tweet on Uighur women

10 Jan 2021

Twitter takes down China's 'baby-making machines' tweet on Uighur women

On the morning of January 7, the Chinese Embassy in the United States wrote a post on Twitter demeaning Uighur women.

Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced

25 Dec 2020

Detention of 10 Chinese spies in Afghanistan leaves Beijing red-faced

In a development that has left Beijing embarrassed, a 10-member module that operated a terror cell has been busted in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, officials in the know told HT.

Coronavirus: Outbreak in China's Kashgar; entire city to be tested

26 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Outbreak in China's Kashgar; entire city to be tested

China has launched a mass-testing drive for the coronavirus across the entire city in the Xinjiang province.

Google says Safari's 'anti-tracking' feature actually allowed tracking

23 Jan 2020

Google says Safari's 'anti-tracking' feature actually allowed tracking

Researchers at Google have flagged multiple security flaws in Apple's Safari web browser.

TikTok apologizes after blocking video showing China's treatment of Muslims

28 Nov 2019

TikTok apologizes after blocking video showing China's treatment of Muslims

Just a day after blocking a teen who highlighted the mistreatment of Muslims in China, TikTok has apologized for the 'mistake' and restored her account.

Protect Islamist groups, detain Uighur Muslims: US slams China's "hypocrisy"

28 Mar 2019

Protect Islamist groups, detain Uighur Muslims: US slams China's "hypocrisy"

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday asked China to end the practice of detaining Uighur Muslims in camps and said the world can't handle its hypocrisy.

Won't be pushed around by US on trade, says China

29 Sep 2018

Won't be pushed around by US on trade, says China

China warned yesterday that its critical relationship with the US could break "like a glass," and used the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders as the stage to warn Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.

Report: China is collecting DNA samples from insurgency-hit Xinjiang's residents

14 Dec 2017

Report: China is collecting DNA samples from insurgency-hit Xinjiang's residents

A new report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) claims that China is collecting DNA and biometric data from residents of the Xinjiang province.

China announces new rules targeting Xinjiang's ethnic Uighur Muslims

30 Mar 2017

China announces new rules targeting Xinjiang's ethnic Uighur Muslims

China is stepping up its campaign against religious extremism in the restive Xinjiang region, populated by the Muslim Uighur people.