BookmarkWASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Wednesday (Oct 9) that China's treatment of Muslims, including the Uighurs, in western China was an"enormous human rights violation" and Washington will continue to raise the issue.
"This is not only an enormous human rights violation, but we don't think it's in the best interests of the world or of China to engage in this kind of behaviour," Pompeo told PBS.AdvertisementAdvertisementAsked whether Chinese President Xi Jinping was responsible, Pompeo said:"Xi Jinping leads the country just like the leader of a tank platoon, a small business or a country is responsible for the things that happen in your name."Read more: CNA »
What next for Malaysian workers stuck there and Singapore businesses who hire them here?
Singapore and Malaysia are ready to lift some entry restrictions and reopen travel via the Periodic Commuting Arrangement and Reciprocal Green Lane. Lin Suling speaks to Assistant CEO for Global Business at the Singapore Business Federation Darius Lim and Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute Dr Serina Rahman to understand the disruption wrought by the border closures over the past few months since the Movement Control Order was imposed. They explore the consequences of this interdependent relationship and what will change post COVID-19.
I m worried for the Uighurs in so called 'Concentration Camps'. I hope they don't pass out with Skills n Knowledge to Compete w/ USA. lol. Only way Chinese can Counter this Nonsense. USA is worried for Muslims. I cannot believe it is coming out of their Mouth. Shameless A pot calling a kettle black... LOL.
According to the World Bank, more than 850 million people have lifted themselves out of extreme poverty as China's poverty rate fell from 88 percent in 1981 to 0.7 percent in 2015... A leading United Nations human rights body has issued a report blasting the United States for its systematic abrogation of its treaties with Native Americans, stealing of reservation land, and the loss of billions of dollars of Native American money, among other things.
What about his wars across the Middle East? Carpet bombing civilians? Are those not human rights violations?
Even in death, Uighurs feel long reach of ChinaSHAYAR, CHINA (AFP) - China is destroying burial grounds where generations of Uighur families have been laid to rest, leaving behind human bones and broken tombs in what activists call an effort to eradicate the ethnic group's identity in Xinjiang.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
China condemns US visa restrictions over treatment of MuslimsWASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The Chinese Embassy in Washington on Tuesday (Oct 8) denounced the US imposition of visa restrictions on some Chinese officials over China's treatment of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang as interference in China's internal affairs.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' linksChina is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said, following similar U.S. restrictions on Chinese nationals, as relations between the countries sour. China's Ministry of Public Security has for months been That the tit for that. USA should learn, they are no more the best. The whole country is in a mess.7
China plans to restrict visas for US visitors with 'anti-China' linksSINGAPORE: China is planning tighter visa restrictions for US nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed ...
US blacklists China firms on human rights violationsWASHINGTON : Prospects for progress in US-China trade talks dimmed after Washington blacklisted 28 Chinese companies over Beijing's treatment of predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities. The move by the US Commerce Department could deepen divisions between Washington and...
China punishes NBA after Hong Kong tweet falloutSHANGHAI: China on Tuesday (Oct 8) pulled NBA exhibition games from television screens as the league faced an escalating punishment campaign in ... Three cheers !