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Afghanistan: Taliban Refuses Washington Partnership for Curbing Terrorism
The Taliban has announced that it has no intention of working with the United States to counter extremist threats in the country. The Islamic State (IS) has increasingly been carrying out numerous attacks in Afghanistan,...
Uyghur Mother Quietly Detained and Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison While Daughter Kept Searching
Ziba Murat is an Uyghur American who last saw her mother, Dr. Gulshan Abbas, at the Ronald Reagan Washington National airport in 2016. At that time, she implored her mother not to return to Xinjiang...
An Afghan man rides his bike outside the entrance to the Chinese embassy in Kabul on June 10, 2004.
China-Taliban Relations More A Problem than an Opportunity: Eurasia Group President
Following China’s opportunistic moves on Afghanistan, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer stressed the negative consequences the U.S. withdrawal from the country could bring to Beijing's plans. China and the Taliban As Afghanistan falls back into...
US passes bill seeking to discourage the use of Uyghur forced labor.
US Senate Bans Chinese Goods Made From Uyghur Forced Labor, Government Issues Advisory to Companies
The U.S. Senate on July 14 passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to block imports of Chinese goods that employ forced labor from the Xinjiang region, where the communist authorities have reportedly detained over...
Cryptocurrency Markets Buckle After China Cracks Down Further on Bitcoin Mining, Crypto Trading
China’s central bank urged banks and payment firms on Monday to crack down further on cryptocurrency trading and mining in China, sending the cryptocurrency market into a tailspin and resulting in the loss of billions...
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...
China is using forced Uyghur labor in the solar panel industry.
Chinese Solar Panel Industry Likely Using Uyghur Slave Labor
China has been known to use the  Uyghur community in Xinjiang for slave labor, especially in cotton production. However, Uyghur slave labor is apparently being used in the manufacture of solar panels as well, according...
Supporters and members of the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement rally outside the White House to urge the United States to end trade deals with China and take action to stop the oppression of the Uyghur and other Turkic peoples August 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. A Canadian couple who lived in Xinjiang for more than a decade described the conditions as a “huge penitentiary.”
Canadian Nationals: Living in Xinjiang Like Being in a ‘Huge Penitentiary’
Two Canadians who lived in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Zone for almost a decade have stepped forward to speak about how they witnessed the region’s transformation to a security state as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP’s)...
British Conservative Party MPs Nusrat Ghani (C) and Iain Duncan Smith (R) join members of the Uyghur community as they call on parliament to vote to recognise persecution of Uyghurs as genocide and crimes against humanity in London on April 22, 2021.
UK Lawmakers Join Designation of Uyghur Persecution as Genocide
The UK’s House of Commons officially declared for the first time that the persecution of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) counts as genocide.  The motion, which was passed by Members...
People walk past an H&M store in Beijing on April 5, 2021. A Xinjiang cotton boycott has led China’s communist state to blur the brands involved on television.
Chinese Censors Blur Western Brands Over Xinjiang Cotton Boycott
Several major Western fashion brands recently announced a boycott on Chinese cotton from Xinjiang over concerns about the use of forced labour in the persecution of Uyghur Muslims in the region. The brands faced major...
A former diplomat from communist China who defected to Australia and exposed the dangers posed by Beijing has warned that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) controls Chinese students studying in Scottish universities.
Whistleblower: Chinese Students in Scotland Universities Doing the CCP’s ‘Dirty Work’
A former diplomat from communist China who defected to Australia and exposed the dangers posed by Beijing has warned that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) controls Chinese students studying in Scottish universities. The whistleblower, Chen...
Professors from Cornell University in New York have overwhelmingly voted to reject a proposed joint degree program bankrolled directly by the Chinese communist government.
Cornell Professors Reject University’s Partnership with Communist China
Professors from Cornell University in New York have overwhelmingly voted to reject a proposed joint degree program bankrolled directly by the Chinese communist government. The proposed partnership between Cornell and Peking University was rejected with...