Tag: Xinjiang

PM Khan calls China’s treatment of Muslims ‘different’ from media portrayal

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said reports by the United States and western media about the treatment of Muslims in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang presented a “completely different” picture than what had been observed by Islamabad’s envoy in Beijing during a visit. The prime minister was responding to a question during a CNN interview, broadcast on Sunday.

US House of Representatives approves Uighur Act, bans Xinjiang imports over forced labor camps

The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would require the Trump administration to toughen its response to China’s crackdown on its Muslim minority in Xinjiang. The Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act calls on the president, Donald Trump, to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region as an attempt to stop systemic forced labor from the Uighur community.