NBA’s Golden State Warriors seek distance from Uighur comments

Executive board member Chamath Palihapitiya says he doesn’t care about ‘what’s happening’ to Muslim minority group. Read more on

Virgin Galactic says that remarks by its chairman Chamath Palihapitiya that ‘nobody cares’ about the Uyghur genocide ‘do not reflect’ the company’s views

Virgin Galactic says it believes in “fundamental human rights” after Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya said “nobody cares” about China’s Uyghur genocide. Read more on

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Golden State Warriors Co-Owner Under Fire for Saying ‘Nobody Cares’ About Uyghurs

NBA team co-owner and billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya is facing internet outrage after declaring that “nobody cares” about the plight of persecuted Uyghurs in China’s far west Xinjiang region. Read more on

Warriors part-owner and venture capitalist attempts to clarify scathing remarks on Uyghur Muslims

Chamath Palihapitiya, the Golden State Warriors’ part-owner and founder and CEO of Social Capital, attempted to clarify his scathing remarks about the human rights abuses faced by Uyghur Muslims in China on Monday. Read more on

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What the Uyghur Legal Action in Turkey Against CCP Leaders Means

Uyghur exiles want 112 Chinese politicians and officers, including Xi Jinping, tried for crimes against humanity in Istanbul. They explain to Bitter Winter why. Read more on

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‘HSBC holding shares in Chinese company linked to Uighur atrocities’

HSBC is holding millions of pounds of shares in a subsidiary of a sanctioned Chinese paramilitary organisation responsible for atrocities against Uighur Muslim Read more on

Uighur stain on HSBC holding

HSBC is holding millions of pounds of shares in a subsidiary of a sanctioned Chinese paramilitary organisation responsible for atrocities against Uighur Muslim Read more on

Postcards from Xinjiang: A Photo Essay

When a picture is worth a thousand words. Images you will not see in Chinese propaganda about the “good life” of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region. Read more on

Airbnb questioned over Xinjiang business amid Uighur ‘genocide’

More than a dozen of Airbnb’s listings in Xinjiang are on land reportedly owned by a company under US sanctions list. Read more on

China officials handed 2,000 Winter Games uniforms made in Xinjiang

Sets of winter clothing, including ski suits, gloves, hats and ear protectors used cotton and camel hair from western region, which has been at the centre of a human rights row between China and the US. Read more on

Global Imams Council Bans Muslims From Attending Beijing Winter Olympics

The Global Imams Council (GIC) of Muslim faith leaders on Dec. 30 banned followers of Islam from participating in … Read more on

Days after Tesla opened a Xinjiang store, White House press secretary Jen Psaki says private sector ‘cannot look the other way’ when it comes to human rights abuses of Uighur Muslims

“The international community, including the public and private sectors, cannot look the other way when it comes to what is taking place in Xinjiang,” Psaki said. Read more on

Uighurs file criminal complaint with Turkish prosecutor against Chinese officials

A group of Uighur Muslims, an ethnic minority facing widespread repression in China, has filed a criminal complaint in Turkey against Chinese officials for crimes against humanity, genocide, torture and rape. Read more on

Tesla opened a dealership in Xinjiang, China, despite widespread reports of Uyghur oppression there

Xinjiang is, home to a Muslim population known as the Uyghurs whom the United Nations and rights organizations have identified as a repressed ethnic group. Read more on

Why US Is Raising Pressure on China Over Treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs

Washington has enacted laws, declared a boycott and appointed a special representative for the two hotspots in far western China Read more on