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Australian diplomats expect new Chinese ambassador to be smart, tough negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s new ambassador to Australia will be Xiao Qian (肖千), whom Australian diplomatic sources say marks a shift by Beijing away from the confrontational “wolf...

China: Olympic flame received amid boycott calls

The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing from Greece on Wednesday, as calls to boycott the games over China's human rights abuses gathered steam. Communist Party Secretary Cai Qi received the torch at...

China appoints new Xinjiang governor amid abuse accusations

BEIJING (AP) — China has appointed a new governor for Xinjiang where the ruling Communist Party is accused of carrying out mass detentions and other abuses against members of the Uyghur and other Musl...

UN rights chief regrets China blocking access to Xinjiang, pressing ahead with report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michelle Bachelet, the UN’s human rights chief, lamented on Monday (Sept. 13) that the international organization has failed to gain access to China's Xinjiang r...

Uyghur Tribunal resumes to determine whether China guilty of genocide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Uyghur Tribunal, a panel tasked with determining whether the Chinese government has committed genocide against Uyghur Muslims, has resumed for its second and final ser...

EXCLUSIVE U.S. set to add more Chinese companies to blacklist over Xinjiang

The Biden administration is set as early as Friday to add more than 10 Chinese companies to its economic blacklist over alleged human rights abuses and high-tech surveillance in Xinjiang, two sources ...

US secretary of state sits down with survivors of Xinjiang internment camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday (July 6) spoke with survivors and relatives of those still held in internment camps in Xinjiang and assured them the ...

Exclusive-YouTube takes down Xinjiang videos, forcing rights group to seek alternative

(Reuters) -A human rights group that attracted millions of views on YouTube to testimonies from people who say their families have disappeared in China's Xinjiang region is moving its videos to li...

New Zealand slams China's treatment of Uyghurs, stops short of calling it genocide

New Zealand's parliament unanimously voted to name China's treatment of the Uyghur people in Xinjiang province as severe human rights abuses on Wednesday, but shied away from the term genocide...

Analysis: Beijing huddles with friends, seeks to fracture US-led ‘clique’

China is shoring up ties with autocratic partners like Russia and Iran, as well as economically dependent regional countries, while using sanctions and threats to try to fracture the alliances the Uni...

Japan’s top ketchup maker stops using tomatoes from Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ketchup maker Kagome Co., Ltd. became the first Japanese company to join a boycott of products from Xinjiang by halting the use of tomatoes from the Chinese region, report...

China hands Uighur former-government officials death penalty for 'separatism'

Two Uighur ex-government officials in China's Xinjiang have been handed death sentences for carrying out "separatist activities", a court said, as Beijing comes under increasing fire for...

Xinjiang: Muji stock falls amid Chinese backlash over blood cotton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese retailer Muji saw its stock price plunge on Friday (March 26) despite the company's claim that it had found no significant issues in its supply of cotton from...

UN negotiating with China for unfettered access to Xinjiang

(Reuters) - The United Nations is holding “serious negotiations” with China for unfettered access to the Xinjiang region to verify reports that Muslim Uighurs are being persecuted, UN Secr...

Xinjiang cotton is a human rights issue: Taiwan legislative speaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Boycotting cotton from China’s Uyghur region of Xinjiang is no longer just a political issue, it has become a human rights issue, Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃...