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Asia Pacific Feb 11, 2019

U.S. following case of missing refugee wanted by China

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing says it is following the case of a Chinese-born Kazakh man who had been fighting attempts by Beijing to return him to China from neighboring Uzbekistan and whose current whereabouts are unknown. A spokesman said Monday that the embassy was ...

Rights groups urge U.N. to probe China crackdown in Xinjiang

Asia Pacific Feb 4, 2019

Rights groups urge U.N. to probe China crackdown in Xinjiang

Rights groups urged the United Nations Monday to send investigators to China's northwestern Xinjiang province to probe the mass detainment of ethnic Uighur and other Muslim minorities. "The abuse in Xinjiang today is so severe that it cries out for international action," Human Rights Watch ...

Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

Asia Pacific Nov 27, 2018

Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in its western Xinjiang region, hundreds of scholars said on Monday, warning that a failure to act would signal acceptance of "psychological torture of innocent civilians." Beijing has in recent months faced ...