Uyghurs

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Chinese effort to gather ‘micro clues’ on Uyghurs laid bare in report
Authorities using predictive policing and human surveillance on Muslims in Xinjiang, thinktank says

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Vincent Ni

19, Oct, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Oct, 2021 @7:57 AM

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Chinese ambassador to UK barred from British parliament
Move agreed by Speakers of Commons and Lords follows imposition of sanctions on British MPs by Beijing

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Lives lost, poverty, an arms race, rights destroyed … the continuing cost of 9/11
The US has now spent $8 trillion over 20 years in its response to the attacks. But the true price has been more than financial

Simon Tisdall

12, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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PM accused of deliberate ‘strategic void’ on China to prioritise trade
UK government ‘ambiguous’ on policy despite China’s clear threat to the west, says report

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

10, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Australian Senate passes bill banning imports made using forced labour
Independent Rex Patrick says the onus is now on the Coalition to allow the bill to clear the House of Representatives

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

23, Aug, 2021 @3:21 AM

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Labour says PPE orders must not go to Xinjiang firms that use forced workers
Exclusive: Emily Thornberry appeals to Sajid Javid to tackle issue of forced labour in Chinese province

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Aug, 2021 @5:13 PM

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China will tread carefully in navigating the Taliban’s return
Analysis: Difficult to predict how China will deal with its volatile neighbour, but Uyghur issue could prove contentious

Vincent Ni, China affairs correspondent

17, Aug, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Expulsions lead BBC to fear for reporters in authoritarian regimes
Broadcaster says relations with China and Russia are fraught as its correspondent Sarah Rainsford is forced out of Moscow

Vanessa Thorpe and Andrew Roth

15, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Reasons to be fearful of China’s data-gathering | Letters
Letters: We should be suspicious of the role of the Chinese Communist party in the harvesting of genetic data from unborn babies, argues William Matthews

Letters

17, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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EU votes for diplomats to boycott China Winter Olympics over rights abuses
Non-binding resolution also calls for governments to impose further sanctions on China as tensions rise

Helen Davidson in Taipei

09, Jul, 2021 @7:21 AM

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