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The Uighures, the People's Republic of China and the West
Americas, Asia, Canada, China, U.S, Europe, International Organizations, UK, European Union

The Uighures, the People's Republic of China and the West

Chinese province of Xinjiang | Graphic art: FLY The new frontier of the dispute between China and the United States lately is being concentrated in the region of the Autonomous Republic of Xinjiang, officially known as “Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region” (XUAR), in northwest China, where the Uighur ethnic group lives, mostly Muslim. Beijing is being accused of interning separatist individuals in concentration camps and sterilizing the population. President Joe Biden has already bluntly spoken out against what he sees as a deliberate policy by the Chinese government to carry out “ethnic cleansing” (“an ethnical cleansing”) in the region. Documented cases of forced labor, family separation and destruction of mosques and other complementary religious sites..
The Arctic beyond geopolitics
Canada, U.S, Russia

The Arctic beyond geopolitics

Recent research indicates that the ozone hole has narrowed in the Southern Hemisphere, but it opened up in the Northern Hemisphere. To get an idea, global warming in the region is twice as intense as the global average. In addition to the possible environmental impacts, this is a region that should attract the world's attention. The Arctic Region is recognized as the region of the Northern Hemisphere in which the average temperature of the hottest month of the year does not exceed 10ºC. Projections indicate that there is something around US $ 35 trillion in oil and gas reserves in the region, in addition to other mineral resources. Because of this, there is a dispute between countries in the region in terms of dominance over resources. Several countries border the arctic region. The two countries with the greatest fro ...