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Faith leaders from across the world unite to condemn China on Xinjiang as Muslim countries look the other way

August 9, 2020 10:39 pm0 comments
Faith leaders from across the world unite to condemn China on Xinjiang as Muslim countries look the other way

(TibetanReview.net, Aug09’20) – In the face of the indifference of the Muslim countries that otherwise vie to be seen as saviours and leaders of the religion, more than 40 faith leaders from across the world have united to condemn China’s brutal repression of its Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang. They […]

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US imposes sanctions on China’s ‘state within state’, two of its officials, in Xinjiang

August 1, 2020 11:39 pm0 comments
US imposes sanctions on China’s ‘state within state’, two of its officials, in Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Aug01’20) – The United States on Jul 31 imposed sanctions on a Chinese company and two officials related to the company for human rights abuses against Uighurs and other ethnic minority people in Xinjiang, reported Reuters Jul 31, citing the Treasury Department. Three weeks earlier, Washington imposed sanctions on […]

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China considering suing its Xinjiang repression exposers for libel, but where?

July 13, 2020 3:03 am0 comments
China considering suing its Xinjiang repression exposers for libel, but where?

(TibetanReview.net, Jul12’20) – China is considering suing German researcher Adrian Zenz and the think tank Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) for libel for allegedly disseminated disinformation about China on the Xinjiang issue, according to China’s party mouthpiece globaltimes.cn Jul 8 and 9. It is not clear where China will sue, […]

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Politburo member among three senior officials sanctioned by US for Xinjiang atrocities

July 10, 2020 11:00 pm0 comments
Politburo member among three senior officials sanctioned by US for Xinjiang atrocities

(TibetanReview.net, Jul10’20) – After announcing on Jul 7 visa ban on Chinese officials responsible for keeping Tibet a no-entry zone for foreign visitors that especially included diplomats, journalists, and individual tourists, the United states has on Jul 9 announced sanctions on three named Chinese leaders for their role in the […]

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China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

June 27, 2020 11:33 pm0 comments
China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – An unusually large number of UN independent experts, numbering nearly 50, have on Jun 26 expressed alarm at the level of repression of “fundamental freedoms” by the Chinese Government and urged it to “abide by its international legal obligations” while also calling for renewed attention to the […]

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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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