Uighurs:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is at the Xinjiang region, where Beijing is alleged to have repressed Muslim minorities. China said it’s hoping the visit can “clarify misinformation.”   …

Uighurs:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: For its opening ceremony, China picked a final torchbearer from Xinjiang as a rebuttal to the many countries that have criticized its human rights record in the region. Xinjiang is a region where …

Uighurs:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: China has announced sanctions on four members of the U.S. government’s Commission on International Religious Freedom in retaliation for penalties imposed on Chinese officials over complaints of abuses in the country’s northwestern Xinjiang …

Uighurs:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: Forty-three countries have called on China to “ensure full respect for the rule of law” for the Muslim Uighur community in Xinjiang. The declaration accused China of a litany of human rights violations …

Who are Uighurs?

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Who are Uighurs? Context: Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi has expressed strong concerns to his Chinese counterpart about the human rights situation of China’s Uighur minority. Who are Uighurs? Uighurs are a Muslim minority community concentrated in the …

U.S. House passes Uighur rights Bill

Topics Covered:  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.. U.S. House passes Uighur rights Bill What to study? For Prelims: Who are Uighurs? For Mains: Significance and implications of the law.  Context: The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a legislation calling for sanctions on Chinese officials …