• 26 February, 2024
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Islam in China must be Chinese in orientation: President Xi Jinping

Beijing, Jul 16 (PTI) President Xi Jinping has asked officials to step up efforts to uphold the principle that Islam in China must be Chinese in orientation and religions in the…

US concerned over China’s efforts to restrict, manipulate UNHR Chief visit to Xinjiang: Blinken

Beijing, May 29 (PTI) The US has expressed concern over China’s “efforts to restrict and manipulate” the just-concluded visit of UNHRC chief, Michelle Bachelet to the volatile Xinjiang province to…

Activists urge UN rights chief to release delayed report on Xinjiang

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Now that the Beijing Winter Olympics is over, U.N. rights chief Michelle Bachelet must release her long-delayed report on alleged violations in China's Xinjiang…

China says UN rights chief welcome in Xinjiang but not for investigation

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry said the United Nations human rights chief is welcome to visit Xinjiang but not for the purpose of an investigation, when asked about a…

U.S. lawmakers call for U.N. Uyghur rights report before China’s Olympics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday urged the United Nations' human rights office to release its assessment of China's policies in Xinjiang before next month's Beijing Winter Olympics, which…

Uyghurs in Turkey file criminal complaint against Chinese officials

By Mehmet Emin Caliskan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Nineteen people from China's Uyghur Muslim ethnic group filed a criminal complaint with a Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday against Chinese officials, accusing them…

China replaces Xinjiang Communist Party chief Chen

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has replaced Chen Quanguo, who as Communist Party chief in the Xinjiang region oversaw a security crackdown targeting ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in the name…

Factbox-U.S. legislative clamp-down on products from China’s Xinjiang

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. legislation to ban imports from China's western Xinjiang region passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week and could have ramifications for goods from textiles to…

U.S. House passes measure clamping down on products from China’s Xinjiang region

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about forced labor, one of three measures…

U.S. wants private sector to operate with full information about China’s Xinjiang

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Monday said it wants the private sector to operate with full information about what is transpiring in Xinjiang, after the U.S. said…

U.S. House to consider bill to clamp down on products from China’s Xinjiang

By Michael Martina and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider a bill as soon as next week that would ban imports from China’s…

EU extends human rights sanctions, including on Chinese officials

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) -European Union ambassadors approved the renewal of sanctions on four Chinese officials and one Chinese entity on Wednesday as part of an extension of a…