In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

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In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

JANUARY 19, 2021

By Humeyra PamukDavid Brunnstrom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has determined that China has committed “genocide and crimes against humanity” by repressing Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang region, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, in an embarrassing blow to Beijing a day before President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office.

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China says pope’s remarks about ‘persecuted’ Uighurs are groundless

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China says pope’s remarks about ‘persecuted’ Uighurs are groundless

It was the first time the pontiff had called the Muslim minority a persecuted people, something human rights activists have been urging him to do.

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Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China’s Xinjiang Region

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Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China’s Xinjiang Region

September 24, 2020

LAUREL WAMSLEY

A new report by an Australian research group has identified and mapped more than 380 suspected detention facilities in China’s western Xinjiang region.

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China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

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Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

By Cate Cadell

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a program in the western Xinjiang region that rights groups have branded coercive labor.

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China forcing birth control on Uighurs to suppress population, report says

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China forcing birth control on Uighurs to suppress population, report says

China is forcing women to be sterilised or fitted with contraceptive devices in Xinjiang in an apparent attempt to limit the population of Muslim Uighurs, according to new research. Continue reading China forcing birth control on Uighurs to suppress population, report says