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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…
Factory boss defiant as sanctions bite in China’s Xinjiang
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Factory boss defiant as sanctions bite in China’s Xinjiang

AKSU, China (AP) — A backlash against reports of forced labor and other abuses of the largely Muslim Uyghur ethnic…
China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says
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China uses coercive policies in Xinjiang to drive down Uyghur birth rates, think tank says

Coercive policies in China’s far western region of Xinjiang have led to a sharp decline in birth rates for Uyghurs…
Drop in Xinjiang birthrate largest in recent history: report
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Drop in Xinjiang birthrate largest in recent history: report

BEIJING (AP) — Xinjiang in far western China had the sharpest known decline in birthrates between 2017 and 2019 of…
Ramadan in China: Faithful dwindle under limits on religion
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Ramadan in China: Faithful dwindle under limits on religion

KASHGAR, China (AP) — Tursunjan Mamat, a practicing Muslim in western China’s Xinjiang region, said he’s fasting for Ramadan but…
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