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UK: ‘Genocide’ Clause to China Trade Deals Narrowly Defeated
January 20, 2021

UK: ‘Genocide’ Clause to China Trade Deals Narrowly Defeated

By Associated Press
The proposal would have made the U.K. the first country in the world to allow genocide cases to be considered in domestic courts.

China-EU Investment Deal Sparks Backlash Over Rights Concerns
January 13, 2021

China-EU Investment Deal Sparks Backlash Over Rights Concerns

By Shannon Tiezzi
Civil society organizations and members of the European Parliament alike are objecting to the deal amid China's continuing crackdowns in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.
Citing Forced Labor Concerns, US Issues Ban on Xinjiang Cotton
December 04, 2020

Citing Forced Labor Concerns, US Issues Ban on Xinjiang Cotton

By Eleanor Albert
U.S. businesses should not be allowed “to profit from slave labor,” a U.S. official said of the ban.

Where Is Uyghur Folklore Expert Rahile Dawut?
November 23, 2020

Where Is Uyghur Folklore Expert Rahile Dawut?

By Ruth Ingram
Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut, missing since 2017, was awarded the 2020 Scholars at Risk “Courage to Think” award.

How China Uses the People’s Armed Police as Agents of Diplomacy
November 20, 2020

How China Uses the People’s Armed Police as Agents of Diplomacy

By Bonnie Girard
An instrument of domestic repression now doubles as a diplomatic tool.

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action
October 22, 2020

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action

By Omer Kanat
Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.

2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?
October 09, 2020

2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?

By Catherine Putz
Another year, another set of dueling statements about Xinjiang to the U.N. This time, there are some interesting differences in who is backing China -- and who isn't.
A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work
October 07, 2020

A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work

By Shannon Tiezzi
There is a massive overlap between Western liberal democracies and medal contenders in the Winter Games – enough to gut Beijing’s Olympic dreams.

What Forced Labor in Xinjiang Means for Supply Chain Due Diligence
October 03, 2020

What Forced Labor in Xinjiang Means for Supply Chain Due Diligence

By Andrew Samet
Can audit firms actually credibly audit in Xinjiang? Can they actually credibly audit in China at all?

China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure
October 02, 2020

China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure

By Eleanor Albert
International opprobrium has so far failed to deter Beijing from its repressive policies in Xinjiang.

Sean R. Roberts on China’s War on the Uyghurs
September 01, 2020

Sean R. Roberts on China’s War on the Uyghurs

By Catherine Putz
The Chinese Communist Party is “essentially waging a war against a portion of its own population (the Uyghur people), not as an ‘enemy,’ but as a ‘threat’ to society at large.”
China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
August 21, 2020

China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression

By Aykan Erdemir and Philip Kowalski
Turkey has joined the list of majority Muslim countries that have opted for silence in dealing with the one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time.

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