#Xinjiang

.Beijing, China
The Group of Seven (G7) is an inter-governmental political forum. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@G7)

  • Earlier, the G7 had criticised Beijing over its human rights record in Xinjiang and Hong Kong
  • The Chinese embassy in the United Kingdom had accused the G7 of "interfering"
  • "The Group of Seven (G-7) takes advantage of Xinjiang-related issues...", said the Chinese embassy

Beijing, Jun 10 (PTI) China's Parliament on Thursday passed the Anti-foreign Sanctions Law, providing a comprehensive legal cover for blocking foreign sanctions against Chinese officials and ...

Washington/Beijing, Jun 9 (PTI) The US Senate has passed a rare bipartisan legislative package aimed at improving the country's economic competition with China by investing billions of dollars ...

.Xinjiang, China
Once the most populous region, Xinjiang and Uyghur, is now having half of its population due to forced sterilisation. (Picture Credits: Representational/File Photo)

  • Qelbinur Sedik said Chinese authorities forcibly sterilised her 
  • It was a part of systematic campaign to suppress births of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang region
  • As a result of the forced sterilisation, on returning home, she bled non-stop for several days

.Beijing, China
The United States said that the northwestern region of China was going through oppression and genocide. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • A new state-produced musical set in Xinjiang inspired by Hollywood blockbuster "La La Land" has hit China's cinemas
  • China is rebranding northwestern region where the United States said "genocide" was inflicted on Uyghurs
  • Beijing is curating a very different narrative for the troubled region

.Taiwan
A senior BBC correspondent said Wednesday he had left China, after facing legal threats and pressure from authorities over his reporting. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • John Sudworth told BBC Radio 4 in an interview that he had relocated to Taiwan
  • He was previously living in Taiwan
  • Chinese state media and officials have repeatedly attacked Sudworth for his reporting

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Protesters from the Uyghur community living in Turkey step on a China's flag during a protest. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • At least one million Uyghurs have been held in camps in China's Xinjiang, according to rights group
  • The authorities are also accused of forcibly sterilising women and imposing forced labor
  • China has announced sanctions against two Americans, a Canadian and a rights advocacy body

.Beijing, China
The European Union, Britain, Canada and the United States sanctioned several members of Xinjiang's political and economic hierarchy this week. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Sanctions were issued against two Americans, one Canadian and a rights advocacy body
  • It is in response to last week sanctions by both nations over Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs
  • At least one million Uyghurs held in camps in northwestern Xinjiang

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The United States has been critical of human rights abuse in China. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Foreign brands declined to use cotton grown in China's Xinjiang due to reports of rights abuses
  • Chinese celebrities and tech firms have pulled partnerships with many of theses brands
  • Reportedly, over one million Uyghurs have been held in camps in Xinjiang

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The action was part of a coordinated effort by the European Union and the US to raise the pressure on Beijing. (Photo Credit: AFP/File)

  • Chinese authorities will continue to face consequences as long as atrocities occur in Xinjiang: US
  • The sanctions targeted Wang Junzheng and Chen Mingguo
  • The sanctions seek to block those named from doing business with Americans