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China’s foreign minister says UN human rights chief can visit Xinjiang
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China’s foreign minister says UN human rights chief can visit Xinjiang

Feb 19 (Reuters) – UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet can visit Xinjiang, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on…
A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK’d books
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A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK’d books

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man…
Uyghurs in Turkey call for boycott of Beijing Olympic Games
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Uyghurs in Turkey call for boycott of Beijing Olympic Games

ISTANBUL, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Dozens of people from China’s Uyghur Muslim ethnic group protested in Istanbul on Sunday, calling…
China’s communists bash US democracy before Biden summit
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China’s communists bash US democracy before Biden summit

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Communist Party took American democracy to task on Saturday, sharply criticizing a global democracy summit being hosted by…
Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
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Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights activists urged international governments, sponsors and athletes on Tuesday to boycott what they called…
Terror & tourism: Xinjiang eases its grip, but fear remains
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Terror & tourism: Xinjiang eases its grip, but fear remains

XINJIANG, China (AP) — The razor wire that once ringed public buildings in China’s far northwestern Xinjiang region is nearly…
Activists: Morocco arrests Uyghur man at China’s request
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Activists: Morocco arrests Uyghur man at China’s request

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities have arrested a Uyghur activist in exile based on a Chinese terrorism warrant distributed…
US renews China ‘genocide’ claims over Uyghur treatment
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US renews China ‘genocide’ claims over Uyghur treatment

The United States on Monday repeated allegations of “genocide” against China over Beijing’s repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in the northwest Xinjiang region of the…
China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies
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China vows retaliation after US blacklists companies

BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday said it will take “necessary measures” to respond to the US blacklisting of Chinese…
China policies could cut millions of Uyghur births in Xinjiang
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China policies could cut millions of Uyghur births in Xinjiang

Chinese birth control policies could cut between 2.6 to 4.5 million births of the Uyghur and other ethnic minorities in…
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