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    China intensifies Xinjiang-style labour model in Tibet

    China intensifies Xinjiang-style labour model in Tibet

    There are reports and policy documents that suggest that China is “training” thousands of Tibetians and pushing them into forced locally and into other provinces in the country. In a labour policy that is straight…

    Human rights
    Human rights groups stresses IOC to rethink over the decision of hosting 2022 Winter Olympics in China

    Human rights groups stresses IOC to rethink over the decision of hosting 2022 Winter Olympics in China

    The 2022 Winter Olympics is going to be hosted in Beijing, however, there are now protest calls to shift the games due to the alleged human rights violation in the nation. In a letter, the…

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    Over 300 rights groups approach UN demanding ‘decisive action’ against China’s human rights abuses

    Over 300 rights groups approach UN demanding ‘decisive action’ against China’s human rights abuses

    In an open letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet and other member states, 321 civil society groups came together raising the call for international scrutiny over “the Chinese government’s…

    Labour rights
    Japan Uighurs Association demands an explanation from companies practicing forced labor in Xinjiang

    Japan Uighurs Association demands an explanation from companies practicing forced labor in Xinjiang

    As reports revealing the forced labor of Uighurs in China continue, Uighurs in Japan and rights activists are urging Japanese companies to take note of workers’ situation and asking that more attention should be paid…

    Human rights
    Human Rights groups call on US authorities to ban all imports of cotton from China’s Xinjiang province

    Human Rights groups call on US authorities to ban all imports of cotton from China’s Xinjiang province

    Due to the growing allegations of widespread forced labor in Chinese Xinjiang province, the Human rights campaigners have called upon US authorities to ban all cotton imports from China, The Guardian reported.  As per The Guardian, many largest…

    Labour rights
    Activists call for ending Uighur forced labour, ask clothing brands to cut ties with suppliers in Xinjiang

    Activists call for ending Uighur forced labour, ask clothing brands to cut ties with suppliers in Xinjiang

    An international coalition of human and labour rights activists and advocates is urging major clothing brands to divest from suppliers in Xinjiang area in China, where millions of Uighur minority people are forced into labour…

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    United States and Australia discuss new military cooperation, Covid-19, and China

    United States and Australia discuss new military cooperation, Covid-19, and China

    On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne met and had high-level discussions on coronavirus pandemic, new military cooperation, China. They likewise agreed to restore and reinforce a unified…

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    Major global brands complicit in forced labour of Uyghurs

    Major global brands complicit in forced labour of Uyghurs

    Hundreds of factories across China are using Uyghur labour supplied by the state to make products for companies like Nike, Apple, Volkswagen, Sony, Victoria’s Secret and others. A report titled ‘Uyghurs for sale’ by the…

    Human rights
    America Steps In To Stop Human Rights Exploitation In China

    America Steps In To Stop Human Rights Exploitation In China

    The US Department of Commerce has now sanctioned 11 Chinese companies, for indulging in unfair work practices like force labor and exploitation.  The companies have primarily targeted the Uighurs Muslims that reside in China’s western…

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    China’s envoy to the UK Denies claims of Human Rights Violation of Uighur Muslims

    China’s envoy to the UK Denies claims of Human Rights Violation of Uighur Muslims

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has blamed Beijing for “gross and offensive” human rights violations against its Uyghur people in China’s region of Xinjiang. China’s envoy to the UK Liu Xiaoming straightly denied claims human…