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Xinjiang cotton sparks concern over ‘forced labour’ claims

  Global retailers are facing scrutiny over cotton supplies sourced from Xinjiang, a Chinese region plagued by allegations of human rights abuses. China is one of...

China Sharpens Hacking to Hound Its Minorities, Far and Wide

  China’s state-sponsored hackers have drastically changed how they operate over the last three years, substituting selectivity for what had been a scattershot approach to...

China threatens European citizens over Xinjiang protests

  Two days after Abdujelil Emet sat in the public gallery of Germany’s parliament during a hearing on human rights, he received a phone call...

‘Deep concerns’ over UN official’s trip to China’s Xinjiang

  The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang region, where...

Trump Administration Shelves Sanctions Over China’s Uighurs

  The United States and China are racing to clinch a historic economic treaty as early as next week that could drastically reshape relations between...

Being Tracked While Reporting in China, Where ‘There Are No Whys’

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. It took four days in...

How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

The Chinese government has drawn wide international condemnation for its harsh crackdown on ethnic Muslims in its western region, including holding as many as...

China presses tough message to diplomats on Xinjiang’s ‘murderous devils’

China is taking an increasingly strident tone as it defends its de-radicalization program in western Xinjiang, telling foreign diplomats recently that “absurd preachings” from...

Why the West won’t act on China’s Uighur crisis

  As evidence mounts of China’s internment of almost one million Muslim Uighurs in the country’s far western region, Western nations have largely failed to...

China says ambassadors concerned over Muslim re-education camps should not ‘interfere’

  China has said 15 foreign ambassadors who issued a letter expressing their concern about the incarceration of as many as one million Uighurs and...