#China

  • Article: Here's Why Britain Is Being Urged to Take in China's Uighur Muslims as Refugees
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    Here's Why Britain Is Being Urged to Take in China's Uighur Muslims as Refugees

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 14, 2019

    While no one was paying attention, millions have been sent to concentration camps. Read more

  • Article: China Bans Uighur Ethnic Minority From Observing Ramadan
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    China Bans Uighur Ethnic Minority From Observing Ramadan

    May 9, 2019|Voice of America

    The government tightened religious restrictions on Uighurs for the Muslim holy month. Read more

  • Article: China Just Seized 2,748 Elephant Tusks in Huge Underground Ivory Bust
    Environment

    China Just Seized 2,748 Elephant Tusks in Huge Underground Ivory Bust

    By Joe McCarthy|April 16, 2019

    The crackdown thwarted a transnational smuggling ring. Read more

  • Article: Cambodia and China Can't Stop 'Bride Trafficking' Without More Funding, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Cambodia and China Can't Stop 'Bride Trafficking' Without More Funding, Activists Say

    April 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Thousands of Cambodian women are living in forced marriages in China. Read more

  • Article: Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act
    Environment

    Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2019

    "I couldn't sleep at night because it was so smelly. I became like a zombie, I was so tired.” Read more

  • Article: Eat Less Pork and Help the Planet, Advocates Say Ahead of Chinese New Year
    Food & Hunger

    Eat Less Pork and Help the Planet, Advocates Say Ahead of Chinese New Year

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    China consumes more meat than any other country. Read more

  • Article: We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say
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    We Need to Rethink This Concept to End Extreme Poverty, Researchers Say

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 29, 2019

    The global poverty rate was cut by more than half in 40 years; now, the reduction rate is slowing. Read more

  • Article: This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga
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    This Chinese Village Is Fighting Poverty With Yoga

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2019

    Lotus position. Shavanasa. Prosperity. Read more