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Retail Trade Groups Ask Congress to Act on Xinjiang Forced Labor
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-27/retail-trade-groups-ask-congress-to-act-on-xinjiang-forced-labor-kkftwdtb

Canadian Ruling Party Lawmaker Backs Call From Opposition to Label Xinjiang Abuses ‘Genocide’
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/genocide-01272021190736.html

Xinjiang Forced Labor Requires ‘Clear and Decisive Action’
https://sourcingjournal.com/topics/labor/xinjiang-forced-labor-cotton-cbp-aafa-nrf-rila-usfia-fdra-257982/

Holocaust Memorial Day: Jewish figures condemn Uighur persecution
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/27/holduk-jewish-leaders-use-holocaust-day-to-denounce-uighur-abuses

Genocide against the Uyghurs: Legal Grounds for the United States’ Bipartisan Genocide Determination
https://www.justsecurity.org/74388/genocide-against-the-uyghurs-legal-grounds-for-the-united-states-bipartisan-genocide-determination/

Biden Appointee: State Department Didn’t Follow Procedure for Uyghur Genocide Determination
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/biden-appointee-state-department-didnt-follow-procedure-for-uyghur-genocide-determination/

Activists remember Holocaust by advocating for Uyghurs
https://www.baptiststandard.com/news/world/activists-remember-holocaust-by-advocating-for-uyghurs/

British Jews Condemn Uyghur Persecution In China On Holocaust Remembrance Day
http://www.businessworld.in/article/British-Jews-condemn-Uyghur-persecution-in-China-on-Holocaust-Remembrance-Day/28-01-2021-370656/

Religious Rights Advocates Remember Holocaust by Urging an End to Uyghur Persecution
https://www.christianheadlines.com/contributors/john-paluska/religious-rights-advocates-remember-holocaust-by-urging-an-end-to-uyghur-persecution.html

Blinken says his judgment that China committed genocide has not changed
https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/blinken-says-his-judgment-that-china-committed-genocide-has-not-changed-121012800101_1.html

RECOGNITION OF A UYGHUR GENOCIDE | CANADA NOT YET READY TO DECIDE
https://thetimeshub.in/recognition-of-a-uyghur-genocide-canada-not-yet-ready-to-decide/2985/

It is time for companies to step up efforts on forced labour
https://news.trust.org/item/20210127122031-t7c5e

Joint Statement From AAFA, FDRA, NRF, RILA, And USFIA Urging Clear And Decisive Action On XUAR
https://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/2021/01/joint-statement-from-aafa-fdra-nrf-rila-and-usfia-urging-clear-and-decisive-action-on-xuar/

With China’s treatment of Muslim Uighurs determined to be genocide, Biden administration under pressure to act
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/china-treatment-of-muslim-uighurs-determined-to-be-genocide-biden-administration-under-pressure-to-act/

‘Made in China’ Book Spotlights Uighur Forced Labor in Supply Chain
https://news.yahoo.com/made-china-book-spotlights-uighur-073505684.html

Turkish opposition party against China extradition pact
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/politics/turkish-opposition-party-against-china-extradition-pact/2124685

Are Canadians buying products allegedly made in forced labour camps?
https://www.thestar.com/podcasts/thismatters/2021/01/27/are-canadians-buying-products-allegedly-made-in-forced-labour-camps.html

Turkish Opposition Challenge Erdogan Over Uighur Silence
https://www.voanews.com/europe/turkish-opposition-challenge-erdogan-over-uighur-silence

China nixes Antony Blinken climate appeal over Uighur genocide claims
https://nypost.com/2021/01/28/china-nixes-blinken-climate-appeal-over-uighur-genocide-claims/

Jewish communities condemn China’s incarceration of Uighurs – it’s time to put human lives before economies
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/letters/jewish-china-uighurs-reeducation-camp-b1794202.html

East Turkistan govt-in exile likens CCP with Nazis
https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/267674625/east-turkistan-govt-in-exile-likens-ccp-with-nazis-

These Student Activists Are Demanding the Fashion Industry “Free Uyghur Now”
https://www.popsugar.com/fashion/free-uyghur-now-fast-fashion-interview-48110104

Holocaust Memorial Day: Jews, Christians Say Genocide Is Happening Again—in Xinjiang
https://bitterwinter.org/holocaust-memorial-day-jews-christians-say-genocide-is-happening-again-in-xinjiang/

US Retail Trade Groups Ask Congress to Act on Xinjiang Forced Labour
https://www.businessoffashion.com/news/retail/us-retail-trade-groups-ask-congress-to-act-on-xinjiang-forced-labour

The Chinese Communist Party embodies aggression and tyranny
http://www.duqsm.com/the-chinese-communist-party-embodies-aggression-and-tyranny/

Uyghurs Losing Circumcision Traditions Under China’s Xinjiang Policies
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/circumcision-01292021181503.html

Surveilliance of Uyghurs Detailed in Chinese Police Database
https://theintercept.com/2021/01/29/china-uyghur-muslim-surveillance-police/

Uyghur Language Instruction Absent From Schools in Xinjiang’s Kelpin County
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/language-01292021173514.html

China Is Now Sending Twitter Users to Prison for Posts Most Chinese Can’t See
https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-is-now-sending-twitter-users-to-prison-for-posts-most-chinese-cant-see-11611932917

Marco Rubio Brings Back the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
https://www.floridadaily.com/marco-rubio-brings-back-the-uyghur-forced-labor-prevention-act/

Keeping China accountable for Xinjiang
https://world.wng.org/2021/01/keeping_china_accountable_for_xinjiang

Campaigners urge UK government to act against genocide
https://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/41432

Graffiti equating Holocaust with Uighur persecution painted on monument
https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/frances-shoah-memorial-vandalised-on-holocaust-remembrance-day-656998

U.S. must be prepared to impose costs on China – Biden security adviser
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-sullivan-idUSKBN29Y2FC

MEPs set to block China trade deal over human rights concerns
https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/meps-set-to-block-china-trade-deal-over-human-rights-concerns-40028900.html

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