Photo of the Day: 'Minority rights' with NBA characteristics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the ongoing controversy over the NBA's enabling Communist China's repression of its members' freedom of speech and Charles Barkley's subserv...

China defense chief defends policy on Hong Kong, Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — China says its defense minister has defended his country's policy on the controversial issues of Hong Kong and the northwestern territory of Xinjiang in a telephone conversation with hi...

China's supporters, critics clash at UN over human rights for Uighurs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Western countries like the United States, Great Britain, and Germany clashed with China and its supporters at the United Nations human rights committee Tuesday (October 29...

China and West clash over claims Beijing oppresses Uighurs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China and the West are clashing at the U.N.'s human rights committee over claims that Beijing systematically oppresses ethnic minority Muslims. The exchange too...

The Latest: China urges world to join in fighting terrorism

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments following President Donald Trump's announcement that U.S. forces in Syria killed the Islamic State group's leader (all times local): 1:45 p.m...

Pompeo talks religious freedom in Nashville speech

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is continuing to raise the alarm about religious freedom around the world. The top U.S. diplomat said Friday in a speech t...

UN chief: World faces 'unprecedented threat' from terrorism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the world is facing "an unprecedented threat from intolerance, violent extremism and terrorism" that affects every countr...

US steps up pressure on China over treatment of Muslims

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. ...

China rejects US secretary of state's criticism on Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Monday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying that Beijing is trying to erase Muslim culture in its northwest. A foreign minist...

Pompeo: Resist China's demands to repatriate fleeing Uighurs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — America's top diplomat says Central Asian nations should reject Chinese demands to repatriate ethnic minorities to China, where they face repression. Secretary ...

5 rights groups urge UN chief to condemn China over Muslims

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Five human rights organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to condemn the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang re...

China ban on some textbooks seen aimed at Uighur culture

BEIJING (AP) — For 15 years, Yalqun Rozi skillfully navigated state bureaucracies to publish textbooks that taught classic poems and folk tales to millions of his fellow minority Uighurs in Chin...

Turkey sends delegation to China to observe Uighur situation

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says a delegation will visit China's northwestern Xinjiang region to observe the situation of minority Uighur Turks. Foreign Minister Mevlut...

China governor defends controversial re-education centers

BEIJING (AP) — The governor of China's northwestern region of Xinjiang is defending controversial re-education centers in the area as an effective deterrent against terrorism and religious extremism. ...

China's Uighur detention camps 'stain of the century': US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a conference for religious freedom in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out at China yesterday (July 18) over the human rights abuses it is committ...