Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicUyghur Muslims

Topic: Uyghur Muslims

Imran Khan has a set interview template — Biden’s phone call to China’s Uyghur genocide

Making up your own history to back your claims is an art not known to all. But Pakistan PM Imran Khan has been effortless — from Article 370 to Uyghur genocide.

China removes green dome, minarets from 14th century mosque in Qinghai

British diplomat Christina Scott flags on Twitter that Dongguan Great Mosque in Xining city now looks like any regular building.

China asks US to ban Uygur militant group ETIM to help maintain stability in Afghanistan

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said previous Trump administration lifting the ban on ETIM as a terrorist organisation showed US’ double standards to the counter-terrorism issue.

China’s policies can cut Uyghur population by one-third over 2 decades, new report says

The report represents one of the most comprehensive efforts yet to assess the demographic impact of China’s campaign to reshape the once-restive frontier region.

Xi Jinping and the systematic ‘demonisation’ of native Uyghurs in China

The CCP under Xi has used the “three evils of terrorism, separatism, and extremism” as a pretext to supress the Uyghur Muslims to ensure that its investment is safe.

‘If China has nothing to hide, show it to us’ — Blinken on alleged genocide against Uyghurs

The US will speak out forcefully against China's 'genocide' against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a Congressional hearing Wednesday.

Mike Pompeo labels China’s crackdown on Uighurs ‘genocide’

The Trump administration has repeatedly leveled sanctions on China over its treatment of Uighurs, and the designation had been widely expected.

US bans cotton products, tomatoes from China’s Xinjiang over forced labour

The move is the latest in a series of actions where the US is raising pressure on China over some companies’ alleged ill-treatment of workers.

US bans cotton imports from China’s Xinjiang producer over ‘slave labour’

Trump administration and other critics have targeted cotton from China, which supplies about one-third of US apparel, as a way to increase pressure over mass detention of Uighurs.

US and 38 allies slam China at UN over Xinjiang and Hong Kong

The criticism comes as China’s ties with the West are at their worst in decades, with Donald Trump making a tough stance on Beijing a key element of his re-election campaign.

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Joe Biden’s first year as US president has been disappointing

Biden was elected because he promised to move on from Trump’s poisonous politics. No task is more important. And this means resisting the call of the hard left.
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India’s bond market has Rs 2.25 trillion riding on index inclusion

Analysts expect the world’s last big emerging market to finally get the nod to join global indexes this year or early 2023 by providers such as JPMorgan Chase and FTSE Russell.

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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