Order to also affect family members, including children seeking education.
State secretary Sullivan calls UN for 'immediate, unhindered, and unmonitored' access to Xinjiang.
Mike Pompeo says China’s campaign in Xinjian is not about terrorism but erasing its own citizens.
China says the US is neglecting facts and making irresponsible comments about its Xinjiang policy.
China’s foreign ministry spokesman calls Ilham Tohti a separatist who supports extreme terrorism.
The controversial preacher tells a packed stadium in Kota Bharu that Muslims are being persecuted because Muslim nations are not united and close to their religion.
He says Malaysia is concerned about killings that occurred in Myanmar.
The Umno vice-president says the minister's use of the term 'training centre' is an endorsement of the Muslim oppression policy in Xinjiang.
Kadeer says Uighur culture can vanish if "strong actions" are not taken by China's trading partners.
The minister in charge of Islamic affairs says the constitutions of Malaysia and China guarantee religious freedom.
Many local rights activists decline to comment after Mujahid Yusof Rawa's apparent endorsement of China's camps to 'transform' Muslim dissidents.
The human rights group says the minister should be aware that the ‘vocational and training institution’ he visiting in Xinjiang is actually a ‘re-education camp’.
The Trump administration has been weighing sanctions against Chinese officials since late last year.
More than a million people from Muslim minorities are being held in internment centres across Xinjiang.
NGO Global Peace Mission Malaysia says there may be a way for the government to speak up on the issue through diplomatic ties.
Xinjiang is a vast region bordering central Asia that is home to millions of ethnic minority Muslims.
Turkish foreign minister says it is no longer a secret that more than one million Uighur Turks are subjected to torture and political brainwashing in concentration centres and prisons.
Nearly one million Uighurs and other Turkic language-speaking minorities in China have reportedly been held in re-education camps, according to a UN panel of experts.
In its latest documentary, it highlights plight of Uighurs who have fled from China to Turkey but live in constant fear of being deported.
Activists say ethnic minorities can be detained for transgressions as minor has wearing long beards or face veils.
The positive image of the centres portrayed in the PR drive is belied by testimonies from former detainees who describe harsh treatment in the facilities.
This after Putrajaya released the 11 from detention and sent them to Turkey despite China's request to hand them to Beijing.
Its foreign ministry says they should not have been deported to a third country.
The 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims have been sent to Turkey despite China's request for them to be handed over to Beijing.
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