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The Chinese government has been admonished world-over for its repressive measures against the ethnic Uyghurs(AFP)

China warns Canada not to damage relations over Uyghur genocide issue

By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Beijing
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 12:18 PM IST
The Canadian committee used the term “concentration camps” to describe Chinese centres for forcible political indoctrination and skills training.
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A masked Uighur boy takes part in a protest against China, at the courtyard of Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey in 2018.(Reuters file)
A masked Uighur boy takes part in a protest against China, at the courtyard of Fatih Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey in 2018.(Reuters file)

UK parliament to probe China’s Uighur detention camps in Xinjiang

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 05:24 PM IST
The inquiry will examine the ways in which the UK can prevent British companies from benefiting from forced labour in Xinjiang and support the Uighur diaspora.
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(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)
(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)

No terror strike in Xinjiang since camps set up 3 years ago, says Beijing

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 03:05 PM IST
Beijing said that Xinjiang has set up vocation centres to remedy religious extremism and terrorist incidents.
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China’s fight against terrorism and extremism is an important part of the same battle, the white paper said.(AP)
China’s fight against terrorism and extremism is an important part of the same battle, the white paper said.(AP)

Nearly 13,000 terrorists arrested in Xinjiang, says China

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Beijing
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 09:21 PM IST
China arrested nearly 13,000 terrorists and dismantled over 1500 terror gangs in the northwestern Xinjiang province since 2014, the government said in a new policy paper on Monday, continuing to defend the controversial security measures implemented in the region.
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From denying the existence of the camps until October, China is now inviting diplomats and journalists to visit the province to take chaperoned tours of the “training institutes”.(AP/Representative Image)
From denying the existence of the camps until October, China is now inviting diplomats and journalists to visit the province to take chaperoned tours of the “training institutes”.(AP/Representative Image)

No religious repression in China’s Xinjiang: ‘Iron brother’ Pakistan

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 05:01 PM IST
Pakistan’s support of China’s policies in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), said to be specifically targeting the Uyghurs, comes as Beijing mounts a sophisticated and large-scale publicity campaign to blunt international condemnation of the camps.
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A Muslim man arriving at the Id Kah Mosque for morning prayer during Eid al-Fitr in Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on June 26, 2017.(AFP File Photo)
A Muslim man arriving at the Id Kah Mosque for morning prayer during Eid al-Fitr in Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region on June 26, 2017.(AFP File Photo)

China is educating, not mistreating, Muslims: Chinese official

By Reuters | Geneva
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 07:31 PM IST
Li Xiaojun, director for publicity at the Bureau of Human Rights Affairs of the State Council Information Office, said the Chinese education centres were not “detention centres or re-education camps”, which he dismissed as “the trademark product of eastern European countries”.
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