Monday, June 21, 2021

Uighurs

Apple, Amazon, Nike, slammed for ‘enabling forced labour’ in China

US lawmakers are seeking to pass legislation that would ban imports of goods made in Xinjiang.

Beijing birth control policy designed to eliminate millions of Uighur births, report finds

The policies could increase the Han population in southern Xinjiang from its current level of 8% to about 25% by 2040.

Budapest renames streets to protest against ‘unwanted’ new Chinese university

Fudan University is one of China's most prestigious educational institutions, and the campus in Budapest will be its first in the European Union.

UK MPs anger Beijing by declaring ‘genocide’ in Xinjiang

Calling the accusations a 'big lie', China says the British MPs should 'mind their own business'.

More global fashion brands suffering in China after consumer boycott

Chinese consumers are now boycotting H&M, Nike, Burberry, Adidas, Converse, and other companies who have voiced concern over forced labour in Xinjiang.

UN negotiating with Beijing for unrestricted Xinjiang inspection

Activists have expressed scepticism about the prospects for a meaningful visit with unfettered access in China.

China bans British MPs in tit-for-tat sanctions

From the moment the UK imposed its first ever sanctions on Chinese officials earlier in the week, a response from Beijing was inevitable.

West sanctions China over Uighur abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

Western governments are seeking to hold Beijing accountable for mass detentions of Muslim Uighurs.

China committing genocide against Uighurs, report says

While violating just part of the Genocide Convention can qualify as genocide, the report alleges Chinese authorities are in 'breach of each and every act prohibited' by the definitions.

China targets Uighurs with more prosecutions, longer prison terms, says rights group

HRW says police, prosecutors and courts have been placed under pressure to 'deliver swift and harsh punishment' in the name of counter-terrorism, causing many to be imprisoned without committing any genuine offence.

China’s treatment of Uighurs is genocide, says Canadian parliament

PM Trudeau has been reluctant to use the word genocide, preferring that Western allies should move together on Chinese human rights issues.

Beijing attacks ‘bad-mouthing’ BBC as disputes with Britain heat up

London and Beijing have been at loggerheads for months over Hong Kong, Huawei and Xinjiang.

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