Uighur Muslims in Türkiye call on UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to investigate so-called vocational training camps in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region when she visits the area this month.
US asks China to grant wide access to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet when she visits China and its Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in May.
The Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act was signed into law by President Biden as part of the US pushback against Beijing's treatment of its Muslim minority in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
The bill, if signed into law by President Biden, will ban imports from China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region unless businesses prove they were produced without forced labour.
Turkish Foreign Ministry expresses its discomfort to Chinese ambassador over mission's post on social media.
China has launched a PR war with the help of celebrities who are breaking up with Western brands such as Nike, Burberry and H&M over their comments on labour conditions in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
The measures are part of a package of human rights sanctions targeting a dozen individuals from Myanmar, China, Russia, North Korea, Eritrea, South Sudan and Libya.
US President Biden shares on CNN details of a chat on human rights with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who has drawn global criticism for holding Muslim Uighurs in internment camps and other abuses.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China has committed crimes against humanity in their treatment of the predominantly Muslim Uighurs and other members of ethnic and religious minority groups in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
Washington says it will ban all cotton and tomato products from western Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region over allegations they are made with forced labour from jailed Uighur Muslims.
Huawei patent from 2018 describes the technology used to identify race features in pedestrians photographed or filmed in the street that may indicate they are of Uighur origin.
Citing a leaked list of more than 2,000 detainees, HRW says authorities in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region use expansive data collection project to flag and detain Uighurs in the region.
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