Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: Uyghurs

First person accounts of sexual violence at China’s Uyghur camps emerge, point to genocide

As first person accounts of alleged atrocities & sexual violence in China’s Uyghur camps emerge, a British lawyers' team makes a case of genocide against Xi Jinping. Shekhar Gupta examines the facts in episode 680 of Cut the Clutter.

How China’s project to de-Islamicise its Uyghur Muslims began and continues

In episode 577 of 'Cut the Clutter', ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta discusses the Uyghur issue and a new report that maps China's 'cultural erasure' of the region.

BMW, Apple, GAP among 83 firms that use products made by forced Uyghur labour: Report

The report has been prepared by Canberra-based think-tank Australian Strategic Policy Institute, which was established by the Australian govt in 2001. 

US House passes Xinjiang bill over rights violations, prompting threat from China

The US bill comes in support of Xinjiang’s Muslim ethnic group Uyghurs and imposes sanctions on Chinese officials.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.