Tuesday, 9 August, 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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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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