Turkish and Uighur protesters hold pictures of Arsenal’s  Mesut Ozil  during a protest against in Istanbul on Saturday. Photograph: Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

China’s response to a footballer’s tweet about the repression of the Uighur minority shows how acutely sensitive it is to foreign commentary on human (...)

Chen Quanguo, Chinese Communist Party chief in Xinjiang, who has been identified in a Bill passed by the US House of Representatives as a potential target for sanctions over human rights abuses of Uighurs and other  Muslim minorities. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

Beijing reacted angrily on Wednesday after the US House of Representatives passed a Bill that could lead to tough sanctions for human rights abuses in(...)

One of the Hong Kong protesters who spoke to The Irish Times. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

CHINESE POLITICAL ACTIVISTS LIVING IN IRELAND CLAIM THAT OTHER CHINESE PEOPLE HERE ARE ‘KEEPING AN EYE ON EVERYONE’ FOR SIGNS OF DISLOYALTY TO THE (...)

A road construction worker from Xinjiang who urged his colleagues to pray before meals and not to watch pornography was sent to jail for 10 years. Det(...)

Chinese ambassador to Ireland, He Xiangdong, at his residence in Dublin, in October 2019. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Chinese ambassador to Ireland has defended his country’s controversial policies in Xinjiang, which he said involve “preventative” counter-terroris(...)

A watchtower on a high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

The China Cables, the latest leak involving the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and a number of its media partners, including Th(...)

The unprecedented campaign of repression being conducted by the Chinese government in Xinjiang involves the use of its international diplomatic networ(...)

“Dormitory doors, corridor doors, and floor doors must be double-locked, and must be locked immediately after being opened and closed.” “Strictly man(...)

Leaked classified documents issued by a top Chinese Communist Party official show how the inmates of controversial camps in Xinjiang province must und(...)

Bob Geldof co-founded  8 Miles, a private equity firm, in 2008. Photograph: EPA/Clemens Bilan

A private equity firm established by Live Aid campaigner Bob Geldof, offering investors 20 per cent returns, set up one of its offices in tax-friendly(...)

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