Dozens of people are dead after a mob armed with knives rampages through township of Elixku in China's restive Xinjiang region and is met with gunfire.
The United States Senate unanimously votes to pass the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, a bill that would ban products from Xinjiang in China, unless they are certified as not from the Xinjiang internment camps.
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will be deployed in Pakistan to protect the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor that connects the Chinese-operated Gwadar Port in Balochistan, Pakistan to China's Xinjiang region. Neighboring India has voiced concern about the planned move.
Violence in Bachu County, Kashgar Prefecture, of China's Xinjiang results in 21 people killed, including 15 police and social workers. Of the 15 government casualties, 10 members are ethnic Uighur, 3 are Han Chinese, and 2 are ethnic Mongolian.