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    China sanctions US, Canadian citizens in Xinjiang row

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on March 28, 2021

    China announced sanctions against two Americans, a Canadian and a rights advocacy body Saturday over their criticism of Beijing’s treatment of Uyghurs, but Washington said...

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    US, UK denounce China retaliation over Xinjiang

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:40pm on March 27, 2021

    Western powers pushed back against China Friday in a standoff over Beijing’s treatment of its Muslim Uyghur minority, as major global brands were pulled into...

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    China committing genocide against Uighurs: report

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:22pm on March 10, 2021

    The Chinese government’s treatment of Uighurs has violated ‘each and every act’ prohibited by the United Nations’ Genocide Convention, a report by dozens of international...

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    Uighur women march in Istanbul against China camps

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:17pm on March 08, 2021

    Several hundred Muslim Uighur women in Turkey staged an International Women’s Day march along the Bosphorus on Monday demanding the closure of mass incarceration camps...

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    ‘China targets Uighurs with more prosecutions, longer prison terms’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:01pm on February 24, 2021

    China has dramatically increased its prosecution of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang through the formal court system, handing out long prison terms for dubious charges such...

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    Canadian MPs say China’s treatment of Uighurs is ‘genocide’

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 10:24am on February 23, 2021

    Canadian MPs voted on Monday to label Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang as genocide, a move angrily slammed by China as a ‘malicious provocation.’...

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    China bans BBC World News

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:21am on February 13, 2021

    China’s broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing’s treatment of the country’s Uighur minority....

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    Blinken presses China on Uighurs, Hong Kong in first call

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:56pm on February 06, 2021

    US secretary of state Antony Blinken pressed Beijing on its treatment of Uighurs, Tibetans and Hong Kong while China defended its policies in the first...

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    China sanctions Pompeo, Trump officials for violating ‘sovereignty’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:05am on January 21, 2021

    China said on Wednesday it was sanctioning more than two dozen members and ex-officials in former president Donald Trump’s government, including his secretary of state...

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    US declares China committing ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:03am on January 20, 2021

    The United States declared on Tuesday that China is carrying out genocide against the Uighurs and other mostly Muslim people, with secretary of state Mike...

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