China's serial incursions into the civil rights of Muslims living in the country grabbed global headlines again on Monday after a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report unveiled further details of a massive crackdown in the Xinjiang region.
The region's indigenous Uyghurs have grown increasingly restive over Beijing's ever more intrusive monitoring of religious life and the growing migration of Han Chinese into the region, where they now make up around 40 percent of the 22- million population. "We have a lot of tools at our disposal", she said.
China foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang declined to give a detailed response to the report and said that Human Rights Watch was a group "full of prejudice" against China that distorts facts.
After months of discussions, the Trump administration is considering sanctions against China over detaining thousands of minority Muslims in internment camps.
The group said in a report that Xinjiang's Muslim population of about 13 million has been subjected to "forced political indoctrination, collective punishment, restrictions on movement and communications, heightened religious restrictions, and mass surveillance in violation of worldwide human rights law".
"The detainees in political education camps are held without any due process rights - neither charged nor put on trial - and have no access to lawyers and family", the report said.
It is estimated that in the area, one million are now detained in re-education camps where they are forced to learn Mandarin and sing the praises of the Chinese Communist Party.
PSG, Jordan unveil collection for Champions League
Even Brazilian superstar Neymar became the first soccer athlete to have a Jordan collection of soccer cleats. It is a huge responsibility to carry Jordan's name on a shirt and we look forward to an excellent season.
USA identifies two sets of Korean War remains: Mattis
The Pentagon has said it is considering the possibility of sending personnel to North Korea to search for more remains. However, the sets of bones from the two soon-to-be-identified troops are far more complete.
"My understanding is the issue has been raised very diplomatically to signal the concern ... but not cause the wrath of the Chinese government", Nargis Kassenova, director of the Central Asian Studies Center at KIMEP University in Almaty, said recently.
Astana, which shares a 1,000-kilometer border with Xinjiang, is trying to position itself as a key link in China's One Belt, One Road economic development initiative.
According to a 117-page report published over the weekend, the Chinese government conducted "mass arbitrary detention, torture and mistreatment" of Uighur Turks in the region.
Coast Guard helicopter, 10 vessels, whale watch crews and other resources on both sides of the border were involved in the search. The whales are in such bad shape that experts prepared last-ditch efforts to save the emaciated 4-year-old known as J50.
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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the impact of the storm would be widespread, hitting the coast early Friday morning. One simply added: 'Your Florence hurricane forecast looks like a giant penis and testicles. "Don't play games with it.
Le capitaine de l'équipe de France a plaidé coupable lors de l'audience et avait tenu à s'excuser après l'incident. En Angleterre, le taux d'alcoolémie légal au volant est de 0,8 g par litre de sang, contre 0,5 g en France.
The storm is expected to linger, dumping several centimeters of rain in affected areas and causing widespread destruction. Forecasters anxious the storm's damage will be all the worse if it lingers on the coast.
Serena cartoon sparks social media outrage
The Herald Sun newspaper has doubled down on its support of Mark Knight and his controversial cartoon of Serena Williams . Then Williams got a game penalty for the verbal abuse she directed towards Ramos.
New Species Discovered in the Ultra Deep
Located off the coasts of Peru and Chile, the 3,700-mile long (6,000 km) Atacama Trench bottoms out at 26,460 feet (8,065 metres). These creatures belong to an unidentified species of the Munnopsidae family and grow to be the size of an adult human hand.
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The Washington Post generally does not identify victims of sexual crimes, but Carnes said, in a statement provided to the L.A. You lose trust in everyone around you, and mainly yourself. "I am not the one who needs to carry that shame", she continued.