Dutch parliament says China’s treatment of Uighurs is genocide

The Dutch motion says China’s actions in Xinjiang, including birth control measures, fall under UN genocide convention. The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying the treatment of the Muslim Uighur minority in China amounted to genocide, the first such move by a European country. “A genocide on the Uighur minority is occurring […]

Canada’s parliament passes motion saying China’s treatment of Uighurs is genocide

Author:  Reuters article author:  Reuters ID:  1614069846822911600 Tue, 2021-02-23 08:40 OTTAWA: Canada’s parliament passed a non-binding motion on Monday saying China’s treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region constitutes genocide, putting pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to follow suit. Canada’s House of Commons voted 266-0 for the motion brought […]

Canada’s parliament says China’s treatment of Uighurs genocide

Non-binding motion comes amid increasing pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take harder line against China. Canada’s parliament has passed a non-binding motion that says China’s treatment of its Muslim Uighur minority constitutes genocide, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to do the same. The motion, sponsored by the opposition Conservative Party, […]

China rejects Uighurs genocide charge, invites UN’s rights chief

Activists and UN rights experts have said that at least one million Muslims are detained in camps in the remote western region. China has rejected “slanderous attacks” about conditions for Muslim Uighurs and other minorities living in its Xinjiang region, saying that they enjoyed freedom of religion and other fundamental rights. Foreign Minister Wang Yi, […]

Myanmar lodges objections in Rohingya genocide case

Filing, made two weeks before military staged a coup and detained the country’s civilian leaders, is likely to delay proceedings by at least a year. Myanmar is being accused of attempting to delay court proceedings after it emerged the country last month filed preliminary objections to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over genocide charges […]

Holocaust survivors get COVID vaccine on Auschwitz liberation day

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia are getting the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, acknowledging their past suffering with a special tribute 76 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, where the Nazis killed more than one million Jews and others. More than 400 Austrian survivors, most in their 80s […]

Jewish leaders denounce Uighur plight on Holocaust Memorial Day

London, United Kingdom – Prominent Jewish figures in the United Kingdom are marking Holocaust Memorial Day by speaking out over China’s treatment of its minority Uighur population, saying they have a “moral duty” to do so. Held every year on January 27, Holocaust Memorial Day commemorates the people systematically killed by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany […]

Trump administration determines China committed Uighur ‘genocide’

The determination, issued on the last day of Trump’s term, has no immediate effects but likely to strain US-China ties. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration has determined China has committed “genocide and crimes against humanity” in its repression of Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang region. “After careful examination of the available […]

U.S. Says China’s Repression of Uighurs Is ‘Genocide’

Tensions sharply worsened from 2009, when Uighurs taking part in ethnic riots killed about 200 Han in Urumqi, the regional capital, after earlier tensions and violence. Chinese security forces began a sweeping crackdown. Attacks and more crackdowns occurred across Uighur towns in the years afterward, as well as in some cities outside Xinjiang. Since 2017, […]

China possibly committed ‘genocide’ against Xinjiang Muslims

China has possibly committed “genocide” in its treatment of Uighurs and other minority Muslims in its western region of Xinjiang, a bipartisan commission of the United States Congress has said in a new report. The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) said on Thursday that new evidence had emerged in the past year that “crimes against […]

China slams Canada after report calls Uighur policy ‘genocide’ #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Canadian parliamentary committee says China’s policies in Xinjiang amount to ‘genocide’ against Muslim Uighur minority. China has slammed Canada after a parliamentary committee this week concluded the Chinese government’s policies against the country’s Muslim Uighur minority in Xinjiang amounts to “genocide”. The committee on Wednesday called on Ottawa to condemn Beijing’s policies against the Uighurs, […]

Felicien Kabuga: The man who put hate on Rwanda’s airwaves

After 26 years on the run, Felicien Kabuga was finally arrested in France on May 16, 2020. Kabuga stands accused of being a primary instigator of the Rwandan genocide. He was one of the biggest shareholders of Radio Television Libre des Mille Collines (RTLM), the infamous radio station that coordinated much of the killing, and […]