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.
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.
"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.
The coastal area of SC features hundreds of inlets while North Carolina has barrier islands miles away from the mainland. Storm surge is why many of you have been placed under evacuation and we are asking citizens to please heed a warning.
Cooper said 108 shelters are open across the state, with more than 7,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday afternoon. Despite pleas from officials, some residents ignored calls to evacuate.
The Belgian defender, who was expected to leave this summer, is back in the fold, but his current deal expires in 2020. We are disappointed because we're going to miss him for this game and possibly Inter Milan but it is not a big issue'.
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.
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.
We went to a hotel room where I could change and de-stress. "Next thing I know, I hear shoes were flying". 'Hey, I'm down. Had the likes of Twitter or Instagram been around, Aguilera could've easily put that scuttlebutt to rest.
Quelque 2.800 membres de la Garde nationale ont été réquisitionnés en Caroline du Nord . "Ça va être méchant". Environ 1,7 million de personnes ont donc été sommées de se mettre à l'abri, loin du littoral.
Ainsi, avertit-il dans son communiqué, "je ne pourrai répondre à aucune question concernant les faits dont la justice est saisie". L'appel a été passé ce mardi, à la vieille de la reprise de la commission d'enquête chargée de l'affaire Benalla , révèleL'Obs .
And the more it hovers just off shore - a distinct possibility - the more potentially deadly storm surge it pushes on-shore. Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 million customers would lose power in the Carolinas.
Erdogan urged the global community to take action or face "security risks for Turkey, the rest of Europe and beyond". Turkey is concerned that HTS could seek to use civilians as human shields and prevent them from reaching Afrin.
Il fonce sur la foule avec sa voiture, un attentat — Nîmes
La police judiciaire a longuement examiné le secteur et a déjà entendu de nombreux témoins pour comprendre ce qui s'est produit. Elles ont été touchées au niveau des membres inférieurs et hospitalisées et leur pronostic vital n'a pas été engagé.
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.
Researcher who tracks whales declares orca dead
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.
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.