by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jul 14, 2021 / 13:00 pm Warning: graphic and disturbing content below. Reader discretion is advised. A two-time survivor of China’s detention camps in Xinjiang described suffering physical and sexual violence at the hands of camp guards, in her July 14 testimony at an international
by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Apr 26, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The fact of the Armenian genocide forces us to confront both the great evils committed in human history and the small evils we commit in our personal lives, a Vatican cardinal said this weekend. Also known by
Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2021 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- After China announced retaliatory sanctions against U.S. human rights advocates this weekend, advocates responded they would not be silent about the “genocide” in Xinjiang. “The Chinese government’s baseless sanctions on U.S. and foreign government officials who advocate for human rights
Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- The U.S., in tandem with Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union, on Monday sanctioned Chinese officials in Xinjiang for human rights abuses committed against the Uyghurs. The State Department announced the Global Magnitsky sanctions against two Chinese officials
by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Mar 11, 2021 / 08:15 am MT (CNA).- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) lambasted the Chinese authorities for restricting the religious practices of the largely-Muslim Uyghur population, at a Wednesday hearing. “When a regime deprives a people of their right to practice their faith freely, they
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 19, 2021 / 11:18 am MT (CNA).- The United States has declared that the Chinese government’s actions against the Uyghur population amount to genocide and crimes against humanity. “I have determined that the People’s Republic of China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang,
CNA Staff, Nov 23, 2020 / 04:34 pm MT (CNA).- The historical preservation commission of Santa Cruz, California last week advised the city council to remove a replica mission bell from a city intersection, saying the bell represents painful history for the indigenous people of the city. In a Nov.
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, Pope Francis said atrocities from the past have to be recognized — not hidden or denied — for true reconciliation and healing to come to the world.