Monday, June 14, 2021

Xinjiang

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.

Ramadan in Xinjiang: officially renovated mosques welcome fewer worshippers

For the moment, Islam lives on, though the Sinicization campaign has palpably reduced the role and visibility of religion in daily life.

NZ declines to call China’s Uighur treatment genocide

NZ foreign minister says Wellington only recognises a genocide when it has been defined as such by international courts.

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'.

China sentences Uighur ex-govt officials to death for ‘separatism’

China keeps data on its use of the death penalty secret, although rights group Amnesty International estimates the country is the top executioner globally.

Facing pressure at home, Chinese tech giants expand in Singapore

The tech firms are shifting their focus to booming Southeast Asian markets as authorities tighten the screws at home amid concerns about the platforms' growing power.

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.

Chinese TV stars cut ties with Nike as Xinjiang backlash builds

Nike had issued a statement saying it was 'very concerned' by allegations of forced labour in Xinjiang while H&M earlier said it would no longer source cotton from the region.

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.

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