June 2019

Over 50 journalists detained in Xinjiang, China

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 22:09

A new report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project documents the detention of at least 58 journalists in the Xinjiang region in China. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the detention of the journalists and welcomed the report by the Uyghur Human Rights Project.

Uighur Activists Lobby for US Bill on Xinjiang Crackdown

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 21:59
By From an article titled "用情感敲开心灵大门 用说理舒缓群众情绪", published by the wechat MP platform account "Xinjiang Juridical Administration", via baidu baijiahao platform archive https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1564669932542581 Original image creator: 牙生, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=58271111

Uighur rights advocates in the United States are ramping up efforts to persuade the U.S. Congress to pass a bill focusing on China's growing persecution of the predominantly Muslim minority group in the country's Xinjiang province.

It is not normal for a government to cover up massacres and crimes against humanity, then or now: 30 years after the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:30

Thirty years after the killing of unarmed civilians on Tiananmen Square, the Chinese Communist Party shows no sign it will confront its crimes against humanity. Governments must act.