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Japan Expresses Concern About Xinjiang Abuses Ahead of Beijing Olympics
On Feb. 1, Japan’s lower house of parliament adopted a resolution that expressed concern about the Chinese communist regime’s human rights abuses against the Uyghur ethnic group in Xinjiang. The resolution was adopted just days...
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Omicron Arrives in Beijing Three Weeks Prior to Olympics
On Saturday, Jan. 15, Beijing was reported to have been hit with its first Omicron case, leading to a lockdown and mass testing.  As the new variant of the COVID-19 pandemic strikes the heart of...
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Japan Considers Restricting the Export of Facial Recognition Tech to China
Following in the footsteps of the United States, Japan is considering limiting exports of AI-powered facial recognition tech to China in a bid to prevent such technologies from being used to monitor and persecute ethnic...
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Tibetan Teens Taken to ‘Special’ Camps for Chinese Military Training
In recent years, Tibetan children have been taken away by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) to special camps to undergo military indoctrination and to be converted into soldiers. This move is very likely motivated...
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US Bans All Imports From China’s Xinjiang Region
The Uyghurs, a Muslim minority concentrated predominantly in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, have drawn the attention of human rights activists worldwide for the persecution they have been undergoing at the hands of the Chinese...
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Canada and the UK Join American Diplomatic Boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics
Both Canada and the United Kingdom have announced that they will be diplomatically boycotting the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic games scheduled to kick off in February. A diplomatic boycott means that though athletes from these...
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Independent Chinese Journalist Produces Documentary Showcasing Communist Repression in Xinjiang
A Chinese “citizen journalist” has released a 20-minute documentary he shot in the country’s northwestern Xinjiang region, risking his safety to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) repression of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities, more than...
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Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter Condemns China: ‘Stop Murdering for Organs’
A Twitter post by professional basketball player Enes Kanter highlights the concerning practice of the Chinese government’s forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience and other detainees.  Kanter’s tweet, posted on Tuesday, Nov. 16, reads: ...
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CCP Agents Harassing and Deporting Uyghurs From Foreign Lands
Many Uyghurs have fled China to escape persecution from the communist regime. However, they are still being troubled in foreign lands by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) agents who seek to get them deported back to...
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Congress Holds New Hearing on Human Rights in Hong Kong and Xinjiang; Lawmakers Seek Speedy Action
"Hong Kong democracy activists urged members of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to pass legislation to combat human rights abuses in the city, rejecting any suggestion that such a move would be inappropriate U.S. involvement...
The Taliban reportedly wants China to invest in Afghanistan's infrastructure.
‘Afghanistan’s Trustworthy Friend,’ Taliban Courting China for Infrastructure Investments and Trade
The Taliban and China have been intensely courting each other publicly in recent weeks, with representatives from both sides declaring that they look forward to cooperating on various issues. In an interview with the Italian...
From June 4 to June 7, a four-day independent people’s tribunal was held in London, England. Testimonies were heard describing forced abortion, torture, sexual violence, and other atrocities committed against Uyghers and other ethnic miniorities in “re-education” camps run by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China.
Witness Statements, First-Person Accounts Detail Atrocities Committed in Xinjiang Against Uyghurs
From June 4 to June 7, a four-day independent people’s tribunal was held in London, England. Testimonies were heard describing forced abortion, torture, sexual violence, and other atrocities committed against Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities...