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Chinese state media pulls TV coverage of Arsenal game

Chinese state media on Sunday pulled coverage of Arsenal's English Premier League game against Manchester City after its midfielder Mesut Ozil posted social media messages in support of China's Muslim Uyghur minority.

US House passes Uyghur Act

The US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday demanding a tougher response from the Trump administration over reports of mass detention centers run by the Chinese government in Xinjiang.

Beijing denounces NYT for publishing leaked Xinjiang documents

The Chinese government has reacted furiously to the publication of more than 400 pages of sensitive Communist Party documents by the New York Times, which linked President Xi Jinping to the country's mass detention centers in the far western region of Xinjiang.

North Korea, Syria, Myanmar defend China's actions in Xinjiang

Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region.

22 countries ask China to close camps

More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other minorities in the country's Xinjiang region.