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Turkistan, is a city and the administrative center of Turkistan Region of Kazakhstan, near the Syr Darya river. It is situated 160 km (100 mi) north-west of Shymkent on the Trans-Aral Railway between Kyzylorda to the north and Tashkent to the south.

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Pro Uyghur body condemns life sentence of WUC president's brother in China
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Pro Uyghur body condemns life sentence of WUC president's brother in China

The World Uyghur Congress, an international organisation of exiled Uyghur groups, on Sunday, strongly condemned the life sentencing of the WUC President Dolkun Isa's brother, Hushtar Isa in China.

Japanese companies plan to take firm stand on Uyghur forced labour issue
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Japanese companies plan to take firm stand on Uyghur forced labour issue

Amid the growing concerns of human rights violations in China's Xinjiang province, Japanese companies are planning to suspend business relations with partners that are found to be forcing Uyghur Muslims to work.

Uyghurs living abroad under surveillance, their families threatened by CCP: Report
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Uyghurs living abroad under surveillance, their families threatened by CCP: Report

Uyghurs and their families living abroad are constantly under surveillance in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) occupied East Turkistan, also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) or Xinjiang and being threatened to cooperate with the Chinese state, according to a recent media report.

Pro Uyghur body hails UK parliament for passing motion saying China committing 'genocide'
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Pro Uyghur body hails UK parliament for passing motion saying China committing 'genocide'

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has hailed the unanimous passing of the genocide motion in the British House of Commons after legislators in the UK unanimously declared China's ongoing crackdown on Uyghurs in its northwest region of Xinjiang a "genocide".

Japan's ketchup producer stop Xinjiang tomato imports over rights abuse
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Japan's ketchup producer stop Xinjiang tomato imports over rights abuse

Joining the growing ranks of popular western brands, Japanese ketchup producer Kagome has stopped importing raw materials from China's Xinjiang province, over the issue of rights abuses against Uyghur, Nikkei Asia reports.

Japan's ketchup producer stop Xinjiang tomato imports over rights abuse
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Japan's ketchup producer stop Xinjiang tomato imports over rights abuse

Joining the growing ranks of popular western brands, Japanese ketchup producer Kagome has stopped importing raw materials from China's Xinjiang province, over the issue of rights abuses against Uyghur, Nikkei Asia reports.

Uyghur body supports complaint against French brands over link to forced labour
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Uyghur body supports complaint against French brands over link to forced labour

A pro-Uyghur body has endorsed the formal complaint submitted by a French lawyer against four France-based multinational companies over allegations of their involvement in forced labour of the Muslim minority group in China

Uyghur body urges Canada to ensure boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics
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Uyghur body urges Canada to ensure boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics

The Canadian government must ensure that it does everything in its power to ensure that Canada boycotts the next year Beijing Olympics if it intends to deliver on its obligations to victims of persecution, Georgia L Gilholy, Editor in Chief for Foundation for Uyghur Freedom, said.

Beijing 2022 Winter Games boycott sees rising support from Canada condemning genocide of Uyghurs
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Beijing 2022 Winter Games boycott sees rising support from Canada condemning genocide of Uyghurs

A recent survey among Canadians has revealed that more than half of those polled favoured boycotting Canada's participation in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, underscoring the negative public opinion in the country toward China stemming from allegations of human rights abuses.

UN needs to step up against 'Uyghur genocide' in China: Pro-Uyghur body
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UN needs to step up against 'Uyghur genocide' in China: Pro-Uyghur body

Reiterating the need for urgent action to address the Uyghur genocide and China's threat to the United Nations human rights mechanisms, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) asserted that the UN needs to "step up" and act in line with its self-pronounced core values.

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