Saturday, April 13, 2024

Topic: Uyghur

Uyghur Muslims; China responsible for ‘serious human rights violations’: UN

A long-awaited report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) into what China refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has concluded that “serious human rights violations” against the Uyghur and “other predominantly Muslim communities” have been committed.

Rights experts concerned about detention, forced labour of Muslim Uyghurs in China

Independent UN human rights experts have urged companies to closely scrutinize their supply chains following concerns over the alleged detention and forced labour of Muslim Uyghurs in China, according to a statement issued on Monday.

‘China just admitted to forcibly sterilizing our women’, Uyghurs on China’s ‘pro-genocide tweet’

"What a sickening falsehood. My wife was neither a 'baby-making machine' nor an 'extremist'," said Mamutjan Abdurehim who is from Kashgar, Xinjiang — the Chinese region known now for its severe surveillance, arbitrary detentions, and forced labor.

Uyghur genocide: Mesut Ozil calls for Arsenal to support ‘Muslim Lives Matter’

Mesut Ozil said he was left disappointed by his club Arsenal distancing themselves from his comments over the persecution of Uighur Muslims in China.

China’s forced sterilization of Uyghur Muslims meets legal criteria for genocide: USCIRF

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) warned that the Chinese government’s repressive population control measures against Uyghur and other Muslims—including forced sterilization—might meet the legal criteria for genocide under international law.

Uighurs and global brands – an entanglement of economic interests and human rights

Thousands of Muslims from China's Uighur minority group are working under coercive conditions at factories that supply some of the world's biggest brands. The so-called labor transfer scheme is the latest on the attacks on the community by the government.