June 2019

The Story of the Lonely Jew: Standing Up for the Uyghurs in London

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:22
Mr. Baruch Solomon, a secular Jew, also joined Andrew in his protest.


The US must do its part in closing the largest outdoor prison in the world

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:20

Under the false pretext of deradicalization, China’s largest province has quietly become the largest outdoor prison in the world.

Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Call With United Nations Secretary-General Guterres

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:10
John J. Sullivan

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎

The Anti-Islamic Movement in China

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:05
Solidarity Square in Hotan. Taken on September 28, 2017. Flicker: Carsten ten Brink

The mass human rights atrocities in Xinjiang—the region in China’s far west, where Chinese Communist authorities have imprisoned upwards of one million Uyghur Muslims in “political reeducation” camps—are worsening, and this demands a far greater international response.

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:58

China and the United Nations have reached a “broad consensus” about counter-terror work, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior U.N. official to the restive far western Chinese region of Xinjiang this week.

China Attacks U.S. Failings In Afghanistan And Syria To Defend 'Peaceful' Xinjiang

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:53
Internal view of the dormitory building in the transformation through education camp, where every room is fitted with double iron doors, just like a prison.

After last week's controversial visit to Xinjiang by the head of the UN's Counterterrorism Office, Beijing has responded to international concerns that such a trip was "inappropriate" by again claiming that the surveillance state in place to monitor the Muslim Uighur population is justified by the security context.

Engaging, and Disengaging, on Xinjiang

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:49

The ongoing visit of UN undersecretary general for counterterrorism Vladimir Voronkov to China’s Xinjiang region, and the invitation to UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to visit the region raise fresh questions on how best to approach the internment of one to two million Muslims in the region.

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:01

The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China’s remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centers.

US warns UN over official’s Xinjiang tour

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 19:47

Washington says trip by counter-terrorism head to Chinese region is ‘highly inappropriate’

Uyghur-Americans visit 47 Congressional offices on Uyghur Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 16:30

Uyghur-American community members from across the country, along with representatives of eight human rights and religious freedom organizations, participated in a Uyghur Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill.