US diplomat calls on China to cooperate on climate, pandemic as global power

The Hill. 26 July 2021

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman called on China to cooperate on addressing issues such as climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic in an interview published by The Associated Press on Monday.

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Press Release: WUC Highlights the 7th Anniversary of Yarkand Massacre

Press Release – For immediate release

28 July 2021

Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org

0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

On the seventh anniversary of the Yarkand massacre, the World Uyghur Congress remembers all those who were killed on, and in the days following, July 28, 2014. Seven years ago, Chinese security forces violently suppressed a largely peaceful protest in Yarkand, leading to the deaths of many innocent Uyghurs. Since then, we have witnessed an escalation in discriminatory state policies that have led to the estimated three million Uyghurs and other Turkic people to being arbitrarily detained in concentration camps.

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IOC VP Anita DeFrantz cautions Olympic athletes not to protest on the podium

ESPN. 23 July 2021

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As the Tokyo Olympics begin, the highest-ranking American on the International Olympic Committee cautioned athletes that the medal podium is no place for political statements, and suggested the IOC itself has no business in politics — even when a host country, such as China, home to the Winter Games in February, stands accused of genocide.

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Congressional Commission Asks Olympic Body to Postpone 2022 Beijing Winter Games

RFA. 23 July 2021

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A bipartisan Congressional committee on China has asked the president of the International Olympic Committee to postpone and relocate the 2022 Beijing Winter Games if China does not end its severe human rights abuses against Muslim Uyghurs in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

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Dutch Town Cuts Twinning Ties to China’s Wuhan Over Abuse of Uyghurs

RFA. 23 July 2021

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A municipality in the eastern Netherlands has cut ties with China’s Wuhan over the government’s mistreatment of the Uyghur minority in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in an unusual move by a foreign city to break a twinning arrangement with a Chinese sister city.

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China hits back as it faces growing criticism of its human rights record, treatment of Uyghurs

ABC Net. 20 July 2021

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It’s not unusual for sparks to fly when foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian takes to the podium for China’s daily foreign ministry press conference.

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Tortured with rods and separated from our children: no one should have to experience what we Uighur women have

Inews. 21 July 2021

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Researchers estimate that one million Uighur Muslims have been detained and put into detention camps in Xinjiang, China since 2017.

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China ‘commits the crime’ then ‘stands up and denies it’ when accused: Christensen

Sky News. 21 July 2021

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LNP MP George Christensen says it’s the kind of thing to expect from China that they “go and commit the crime” then “stand up and deny it” amid accusations Beijing was behind a major global cyber attack.

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