Post Tagged with: "Xinjiang"

China to complete a Golmud-Korla extension of Qinghai-Tibet Railway by yearend

April 26, 2020 2:48 am0 comments
China to complete a Golmud-Korla extension of Qinghai-Tibet Railway by yearend

(TibetanReview.net, Apr25’20) – China Said Apr 24 that it will build a new railway track to link Golmud City in Qinghai Province with Korla City in East Turkestan (Xinjiang) through a railroad switch at Golmud Station of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway. The switch was made on Apr 24, reported China’s official […]

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China finally invites UN rights chief to visit Xinjiang, but with a caveat

February 29, 2020 2:08 am0 comments
China finally invites UN rights chief to visit Xinjiang, but with a caveat

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’20) – China has finally invited the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Xinjiang, but made it clear that this is subject to her not interfering in what China calls its internal affairs. High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has made it clear, addressing the UN Human Rights Council […]

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China pulled UK soccer match broadcast after a player criticized it online

December 18, 2019 6:06 am0 comments
China pulled UK soccer match broadcast after a player criticized it online

(TibetanReview.net, Dec16’19) – China pulled a scheduled broadcast of a soccer match being played in the UK because a player had made on online criticism of its widely reported repression of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, reported thehill.com Dec 15, citing Sky News. The game took place at 4 pm, which […]

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China moving towards outright assimilation of ethnic minorities?

December 6, 2019 7:00 am0 comments
China moving towards outright assimilation of ethnic minorities?

(TibetanReview.net, Dec05’19) – In the name of equality and the overriding importance of national unity, China is to scale back its affirmative action policies for ethnic minorities, which could result in curbs on education opportunities as well as removal of tax benefits and other subsidies for as many as 110 […]

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US sanctions unnamed Chinese officials for Xinjiang repression

October 11, 2019 4:07 pm0 comments
US sanctions unnamed Chinese officials for Xinjiang repression

(TibetanReview.net, Oct09’19) – The United States State Department has on Oct 8 slapped travel bans on Chinese officials involved in a massive crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. This came a day after the Commerce Department blacklisted Chinese government agencies and a number of Chinese companies that […]

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Malaysian Prime Minister says China too powerful to be questioned for Uygur persecution

October 2, 2019 7:34 am0 comments
Malaysian Prime Minister says China too powerful to be questioned for Uygur persecution

(TibetanReview.net, Oct01’19) – Nonagenarian Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has admitted that Muslim countries refuse to censure China for its systematically brutal ill-treatment of their coreligionists in Xinjiang because the latter is too “powerful” and they do not want to endanger their flourishing economic ties with the repressive atheist party-state. […]

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China lists containing ‘Taiwan independence’, combating ‘separatists’ in Tibet and Xinjiang among its top defence priorities

July 26, 2019 2:32 am0 comments
China lists containing ‘Taiwan independence’, combating ‘separatists’ in Tibet and Xinjiang among its top defence priorities

(TibetanReview.net, Jul24’19) – China has listed containing “Taiwan independence” and combating “separatist forces” in Tibet and Xinjiang among its top priorities in a national defence white paper it released on Jul 24. It has refused to renounce the use of force in efforts to reunify Taiwan with the mainland and […]

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China angry at 22 countries’ UN rebuke for its treatment of Xinjiang Muslims

July 12, 2019 8:09 am0 comments
China angry at 22 countries’ UN rebuke for its treatment of Xinjiang Muslims

(TibetanReview.net, Jul11’19) – A group of 22 countries has issued a statement at the United Nations in Geneva, urging China to stop the mass incarceration of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang region under its rule. None of the traditionally Islamic countries that claim to defend the rights […]

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China accused of practicing cultural genocide in Xinjiang

July 6, 2019 11:22 pm0 comments
China accused of practicing cultural genocide in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Jul05’19) – China is deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in Xinjiang in an attempt to make culturally Chinese people of them in schools designed for that purpose while their parents, numbering around a million, undergo de-Islamization in concentration camps set up across the so-called […]

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China installing smartphone app to steal Xinjiang visitors’ personal data

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China installing smartphone app to steal Xinjiang visitors’ personal data

(TibetanReview.net, Jul04’19) – China uses smartphone surveillance not just on is citizens in Xinjiang but also on tourists visiting the so-called autonomous region, according to a joint investigation by Motherboard, Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Guardian, the New York Times, and Germany’s NDR. Foreigners crossing into Xinjiang are “forced to install a […]

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