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Uyghur Muslim women in the Grand Bazaar in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China

TV anchors outrage over Uyghurs in China, but stay quiet about Indian Muslims

After cheering the ban on Chinese apps, the latest coping mechanism of Indian TV news seems to be focusing on the plight of the Uyghur Muslims in China.
US President Donald Trump

Trump allows US to punish Chinese officials for ill-treatment of Uyghur Muslims

Legislation signed by Trump requires US to sanction Chinese officials found responsible for oppression of Uighurs & members of other Muslim minority groups.
Paramilitary police in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China | Photo: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg News

China didn’t spare the Uyghurs even in times of pandemic, pushed them to Covid frontlines

China has sent thousands of Uyghurs to its manufacturing powerhouses at Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangzi and Zhejiang to keep its factories after the lockdown.
Uyghur women in old city, Kashgar, Xinjiang | Commons

I saw my Uyghur friends disappear when I was in China

Uyghur migrant friends began to tell me, in whispers or coded text messages, that they had to go back home and they could no longer contact me.
Paramilitary police in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China | Photo: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg News

Detained for veil, clicking on foreign website — Leaked China document on Uyghur Muslims

A leaked Chinese government document shows how Uyghur Muslims in China's "re-education" camps pray, dress and behave with family members.
Uyghur women in old city, Kashgar, Xinjiang | Commons

US lawmakers restart effort to sanction Chinese officials for treatment of Uyghurs

The House passed an amended version of Senator Marco Rubio’s bill in December, but several concerns, and a pending impeachment trial, have slowed things down.
A picture of Mesut Özil

Arsenal star Mesut Özil receives major backlash after voicing support for Uyghurs in China

China’s national TV broadcaster cancelled Arsenal’s Premier League game Sunday in response to the footballer's posts on Twitter and Instagram.
Feroza Aziz, 17, had put up a video last week pretending to give a tutorial on eyelash curling | Twitter

TikTok restores US teen’s account suspended for viral video on state of Uyghurs in China

American teenager Feroza Aziz had posted a series of videos that initially looked like makeup tutorials, but decried China's mass detention of Uyghur Muslims.
Feroza Aziz, 17, had put up a video last week pretending to give a tutorial on eyelash curling | Twitter

TikTok locks teen’s account after video on China Muslims, then says no political censorship

China's TikTok suspended the account of US teen Feroza Aziz allegedly after she uploaded a video criticising treatment of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Uyghur Muslims and Xinjiang

China is illegally harvesting Uyghurs organs but the Muslim world is still silent

Major Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia and Iran toe the official line of Beijing.

On Camera

File photo | PM Narendra Modi being presented with a memento by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during the Ayodhya Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan | PTI

Not Modi, not Yogi, it is Ram versus the rest for the BJP in UP 2022 election

Modi-Shah’s BJP knows the politics of George Bush-esque's binaries is clever and pushes opponents into a corner. That’s exactly what happened with the Ayodhya bhoomi pujan.
An employee counts Indian rupee banknotes at a Walmart Inc. Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Hyderabad, India, on 16 March 2019 (Representational Image) | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Record stimulus to fight Covid crisis is slowing credit downgrades of Indian companies

There have been around 5 downgrades for one upgrade of rupee debt of Indian firms since 1 July, compared to ratio of almost 11 to one in first quarter.

Defence

File image of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Govt will take more steps towards indigenisation of defence infrastructure, says Rajnath Singh

Kick-starting the 'Atmanirbhar Week' in the defence sector, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the govt is looking to expand defence manufacturing capability in India.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.