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Autonomous region in China

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Xinjiang: Autonomous region in China
Xinjiang is an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China (PRC), located in the northwest of the country close to Central Asia. Being the largest province-level division of China and the 8th-largest country subdivision in the world, Xinjiang spans over 1.6 million square kilometres (620,000 sq mi) and has about 25 million inhabitants.

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Biden and Japan's Suga project unity against China [Video]

Biden and Japan's Suga project unity against China

President Joe Biden on Friday sought to present a united front with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to counter an increasingly assertive China as the U.S. leader held his first face-to-face..

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21 workers trapped in flooded mine in China’s Xinjiang [Video]

21 workers trapped in flooded mine in China’s Xinjiang

CCTV says rescuers have located 12 of the 21 trapped miners.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published
Levi's CEO: We do not tolerate any forced labor [Video]

Levi's CEO: We do not tolerate any forced labor

Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh tells CNN’s Poppy Harlow that the company insists on auditing its suppliers unannounced and says they have not been in Xinjiang in more than a decade.

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Beijing launches campaign against human rights abuse 'lies' [Video]

Beijing launches campaign against human rights abuse 'lies'

Some Chinese consumers are punishing foreign companies including Swedish clothing brand H&M for raising concerns about the use of forced labour in Xinjiang textile factories.

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Amnesty Int'l: China is preventing global action in Myanmar [Video]

Amnesty Int'l: China is preventing global action in Myanmar

Agnès Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International, speaks to Becky Anderson about the state of human rights around the world from Myanmar’s military coup, to China’s treatment of Uyghurs..

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China attacks Western nations, firms over Xinjiang cotton boycott [Video]

China attacks Western nations, firms over Xinjiang cotton boycott

Officials warn companies against ‘politicising economic behaviour’ amid Western concerns over forced labour in Xinjiang’s cotton industry.

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Hear harrowing stories of Uyghur boys stranded near Istanbul [Video]

Hear harrowing stories of Uyghur boys stranded near Istanbul

CNN’s Arwa Damon visits a school outside of Istanbul where Uyghur families from the Xinjiang region of China have left their children with the promise they would return to Turkey but were never able..

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China warns foreign brands over Xinjiang [Video]

China warns foreign brands over Xinjiang

Chinese officials on Monday said Sweden's H&M and other foreign companies should not make rash moves or step into politics after the companies raised concerns about forced labor in Xinjiang, sparking..

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H&M faces wipe out from the internet in China amid sanctions announced on brands | Oneindia News [Video]

H&M faces wipe out from the internet in China amid sanctions announced on brands | Oneindia News

H&M disappeared from the internet in China as the government raised pressure on shoe and clothing brands and announced sanctions on Friday against British officials in a fight over complaints of abuses..

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China targets UK politicians for sanctions over Xinjiang ‘lies’ [Video]

China targets UK politicians for sanctions over Xinjiang ‘lies’

Foreign ministry says nine individuals and four groups subject to immediate sanctions and threatens further action.

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Sanctioned UK politician compares Beijing's Xinjiang policies to Nazis [Video]

Sanctioned UK politician compares Beijing's Xinjiang policies to Nazis

Beijing has issued more retaliatory sanctions over Xinjiang, targeting individuals and entities in the United Kingdom it says “maliciously spread lies and disinformation” regarding Beijing’s..

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Chinese ambassador summoned to 10 Downing Street [Video]

Chinese ambassador summoned to 10 Downing Street

The Chinese ambassador to the UK's car has been seen entering and exiting the car park behind 10 Downing Street after he was summoned as a result of Beijing's sanctions on MPs and peers for speaking..

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Iain Duncan Smith: Chinese sanctions are 'badge of honour' amid human rights abuses [Video]

Iain Duncan Smith: Chinese sanctions are 'badge of honour' amid human rights abuses

Former Conservative Party leader Iain Duncan Smith said he considered being the target of Chinese sanctions as a “badge of honour”.China has hit British institutions and MPs with sanctions in..

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Raab: Pressure on China will continue to grow [Video]

Raab: Pressure on China will continue to grow

The Foreign Secretary has said the UK stands firmly with MPs and other British citizens who have been slapped with Chinese sanctions for speaking out against human rights violations against the Uighur..

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Foreign secretary responds to China sanctions on MPs [Video]

Foreign secretary responds to China sanctions on MPs

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the sanctions imposed by China in retaliation to those by the UK would not stop Britain from speaking out about the "industrial-scale human rights abuses taking..

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China announces new sanctions, consumers react to Western brands boycott [Video]

China announces new sanctions, consumers react to Western brands boycott

China has issued more retaliatory sanctions over Xinjiang, targeting individuals and entities in the United Kingdom it says “maliciously spread lies and disinformation” regarding Beijing’s..

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China slap sanctions UK lawmakers and entities amid Xinjiang row [Video]

China slap sanctions UK lawmakers and entities amid Xinjiang row

They join the 10 Europeans and four entities slapped with Chinese sanctions earlier this week.

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China sanctions Britons after EU move on Xinjiang [Video]

China sanctions Britons after EU move on Xinjiang

China has announced sanctions on British individuals and entities after the UK joined the EU and others in sanctioning Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region.A..

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China sanctions UK individuals for Xinjiang 'lies' [Video]

China sanctions UK individuals for Xinjiang 'lies'

China sanctioned organisations and individuals in the United Kingdom on Friday over what it called "lies and disinformation" about Xinjiang, days after Britain imposed sanctions for human rights abuses..

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Chinese ambassador reacts to CNN Uyghur report [Video]

Chinese ambassador reacts to CNN Uyghur report

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai reacts to CNN International Correspondent David Culver’s reporting on separated Uyghur families in China’s Xinjiang region.

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Turkey raises Uighur issues with China amid protests [Video]

Turkey raises Uighur issues with China amid protests

Turkey raised the issue of Uighur Muslims during talks with China's foreign minister in Ankara on Thursday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, as hundreds of Uighurs protested against the..

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Nike faces boycott in China over 'Xinjiang cotton' concerns [Video]

Nike faces boycott in China over 'Xinjiang cotton' concerns

Popular western brands H&M, Nike and others are facing boycott in China after months-old statements from the companies on allegations of forced labor in Xinjiang sparked widespread outrage and..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 02:12Published
Western sanctions on China over Xinjiang trigger furious response [Video]

Western sanctions on China over Xinjiang trigger furious response

US, Canada and UK join EU in ‘coordinated action’ to pressure China on Uighur policies.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:32Published
Raab imposes sanctions over human rights abuses in Xinjiang [Video]

Raab imposes sanctions over human rights abuses in Xinjiang

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Dominic Raab addresses the House of Commons on plans to impose sanctions against four senior Chinese officials and the Xinjiang Production and..

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Governor of China's Xinjiang says U.S. bill violates international law

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China attacks Western reporting on Xinjiang as 'pure fabrication'

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