Articles about Uighur Muslims
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.