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Islamist Pakistan Defends China’s Muslim Genocide

The prime minister of Pakistan, Islamist former sports star Imran Khan, told Chinese reporters his country accepts China’s denials that the Communist Party is committing genocide against Muslim ethnic minorities, the Pakistan newspaper Dawn reported Thursday, despite overwhelming evidence to the country.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses during the inauguration ceremony of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. Pakistan's prime minister has inaugurated a visa-free initiative that allows Sikh pilgrims from India to visit one of their holiest shrines. Khan opened the border corridor on Saturday as …

China Launches Campaign to Make Slave-Picked Cotton ‘Vogue’

Chinese cotton industry groups launched a campaign Thursday to “build a homegrown independent sustainable standard and certification system” to shirk condemnation from the systems that exist internationally in response to evidence of widespread use of slave labor to pick cotton in China.

Migrants work at a cotton factory on October 15, 2005 in Shihezi city of Xinjiang province, China. Attracted by the prospect of earning more, rural workers flow into the region to harvest the vast cotton fields. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Eyewitnesses: China Sterilizing Entire Uyghur Villages

A London panel organized by the World Uyghur Congress known as the “Uyghur Tribunal” concluded on Monday with testimony alleging that the Chinese government has perpetrated “compulsory sterilization,” “forced contraception,” and “torture” on ethnic Uyghurs in China’s western Xinjiang region.

Chinese policemen guard at streets on July 7, 2009 in the capital of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region of China.

Report: Chinese Hackers Posing as U.N. Launch Cyber Attacks on Uyghurs

Mandarin-speaking cyber hackers posing as United Nations (UN) representatives are launching online attacks against ethnic Uyghurs, a Turkic minority group in China’s westernmost Xinjiang territory, the MIT Technology Review reported on Thursday. Researchers from the U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point and

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Report: China Using A.I. Emotion-Detection Software on Uyghurs

Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities have installed camera systems in police stations across China’s westernmost territory, Xinjiang, that allegedly use artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition software to detect people’s emotional states, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

Visitors look at AI (Artificial Inteligence) security cameras with facial recognition technology at the 14th China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing on October 24, 2018. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images)

China Stages Fake Eid Celebrations to Hide Uyghur Genocide

The World Uyghur Congress, an advocacy group for the persecuted ethnic minority, accused the Communist Party of China on Thursday of staging fake celebrations for Eid, the Muslim holiday celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan, to disguise its brutal oppression of Muslims.

BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 13: Hui Muslim men gather during Eid al-Fitr prayers at the historic Niujie Mosque on May 13, 2021 in Beijing, China. Islam in China dates back to the 10th century as the legacy of Arab traders who ventured from the Middle East along the ancient Silk …

U.N. Addresses China Genocide, Triggering Outrage from Beijing

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday accused the U.S. of “usurping the U.N.’s name” by participating in a virtual U.N. event on Wednesday designed to encourage the U.N. to act on Beijing’s alleged human rights abuses against Muslim Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China’s western Xinjiang region.

Uyghurs and other members of the faithful pray during services at the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in western China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, as seen during a government organized visit for foreign journalists, Monday, April 19, 2021. Under the weight of official policies, the future of Islam appears precarious …

China Denies Evidence that Slaves Make Its Solar Panels

Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities employed by solar panel plants in China’s western region of Xinjiang are working “of their own will” and paid a competitive salary China’s state-run Global Times claimed Thursday, refuting recent reports from Western media outlets and think tanks alleging the minorities operate under slave labor conditions.

Solar panels and wind turbines work in an integrated power station in Yancheng city, in Jiangsu province, on October 14, 2020, during a media tour organized by the local government. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP) (Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images)

Report: Online Uyghur Slave Trade Booming in China

Unspecified sellers in China are increasingly using online venues to advertise Uyghurs for sale in “batches of 50 to 100 workers,” Sky News revealed on Friday. “On Chinese websites, there are dozens of postings advertising Uighur [sic] labour, in batches of 50

TOPSHOT - A demonstrator wearing a mask painted with the colours of the flag of East Turkestan and a hand bearing the colours of the Chinese flag attends a protest of supporters of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority and Turkish nationalists to denounce China's treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims during …