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Outrage Over China’s Uyghur Crisis is Not a Western Conspiracy
August 22, 2019
Indonesian protestors hold up a banner during a rally in front of the Chinese embassy in Jakarta, Dec. 21, 2018.   Rina Chadijah/BenarNews

Last year, vice-chair of the United Nations anti-racism committee, Gay McDougall, stated that China had turned East Turkestan (also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) into “something resembling a massive internment camp, shrouded in secrecy, a sort of no-rights zone.”

China paid Facebook and Twitter to help spread anti-Muslim propaganda
August 22, 2019

One of the social media giants says it will no longer accept ad money from state-controlled media.

Uighurs Use Videos to Draw Attention to Missing Family Members
August 22, 2019

Haunting images on TikTok’s domestic Chinese affiliate appear to challenge Beijing’s assurances about mass-internment campaign

Analysis: Persecution of Uyghur Muslims in China - EWTN News Nightly
August 21, 2019

Nury Turkel, chairman of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, looks at the persecution of Uyghur Muslims, an ethnic minority group, by the Chinese government. He breaks down claims Uyghur Muslims who were detained in “re-education centers” have been released and integrated back into society.

The White Paper on Xinjiang: The CCP’s Latest White Lie
August 21, 2019
Bitter Winter proved it through exclusive images from inside the camps – they are jail, not schools.

Beijing has published a document claiming that the transformation through education camps in Xinjiang are just beautiful schools. This bunch of lies should fool no one.

These New Facebook Ads From Chinese State Media Want You To Believe Xinjiang’s Muslim Internment Camps Are Just Great
August 21, 2019
A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia

BuzzFeed News found two ads placed in the last three days casting doubt on human rights violations in Xinjiang, where the Chinese government has detained more than a million people.

WATCH: Uighur Muslims using TikTok to expose plight of relatives detained by China
August 21, 2019

Families of detained Uighur Muslims are using viral video app TikTok to raise awareness about the estimated one million Uighurs who are thought to be detained in Chinese concentration camps, The Guardian reported.

WATCH: Uighur Muslims using TikTok to expose plight of relatives detained by China
August 21, 2019

Families of detained Uighur Muslims are using viral video app TikTok to raise awareness about the estimated one million Uighurs who are thought to be detained in Chinese concentration camps, The Guardian reported.

Uyghur Police Commissar Said Detained Since June 2018
August 21, 2019
Ablikim Ghopur

Ablikim Ghopur had been recognized for his contribution to the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

European Companies Get Rich in China’s ‘Open Air Prison’
August 21, 2019
Workers tend to a vehicle at the SAIC Volkswagen’s facility in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on Sept 4, 2018 [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn]

Volkswagen, Siemens and more are making money in Xinjiang, where minorities are being herded into detention camps.

Qatar Withdraws Support for China Over Its Treatment of Muslims
August 21, 2019
A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia

Qatar withdrew from a letter signed by dozens of countries expressing support for China’s human-rights record despite growing international condemnation over its detention of as many as two million ethnic Muslim Uighurs.

UHRP BRIEFING: UHRP Presentation, Senate Human Rights Caucus, July 24, 2019
Jul 29, 2019

Presentation by UHRP Director Omer Kanat at the July 24, 2019 U.S. Senate Human Rights Caucus Briefing "Religious Freedom in China: Assessing the Role of Surveillance Technology in Abuses Against the Uyghurs and Across China"

UHRP BRIEFING: The Mass Destruction and Desecration of Uyghur Mosques by China: Remarks by UHRP Director Omer Kanat
Jul 23, 2019

International Religious Freedom Ministerial Side Event: The Mass Destruction and Desecration of Uyghur Mosques by China.  Remarks by Omer Kanat, Director, Uyghur Human Rights Project

UHRP UPDATE: 435 Intellectuals Detained and Disappeared in the Uyghur Homeland
May 21, 2019

Since April 2017, the Chinese government has interned, imprisoned, or forcibly disappeared at least 435 intellectuals as part of its intensified assault on Uyghurs and erasure of their culture.