July 2019

No Uighur refugees deported to China, officials reject false reports

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 17:09
Uyghurs and their supporters demonstrate in Turkey, on Nov 23, 2018. Photo: RFA

As one of the most hospitable countries for refugees around the world, Turkey faced a barrage of allegations in recent weeks regarding their well-being.

Bearing Witness 10 Years On: The July 2009 Riots in Xinjiang

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 17:05
Towed artillery on the move outside Kashgar on July 7, 2009. Photo by Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga.

Even as a foreign tourist, the scale of the 2009 crackdown in Xinjiang was evident.

Educating Uyghur Children in Xinjiang: Han Teacher’s Experience

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 17:04
A teacher recruited to Xinjiang is teaching a lesson.

Thousands of inner China teachers have been recruited to help with CCP’s “sinicization” efforts in Xinjiang. Many wanted to leave as soon as they arrived.

Hikvision Cameras Covering Concentration Camps

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 17:01

Hikvision cameras monitoring a concentration camp were shown in a recent BBC investigation:

China’s Brutality Can’t Destroy Uighur Culture

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:57
Two Uyghur man at the animal market in Kashgar. 19 October 2008 @https://www.flickr.com/photos/40713859@N00/

The Turkic people has an ancient language and traditions. Even Mao didn’t expect to erase it.

Turkey says Uighur man threatened with deportation will not be expelled

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:52
Uyghurs demonstrate in Istanbul, Turkey on July 3, 2016. Photo: RFA

Senior official tells Middle East Eye that Turkey has not deported Uighurs to China and has no plans to do so in the future

Uighur Weighs in on Whether Washington Should Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Firm

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:46

China's government uses advanced technology to monitor and censor daily life of people in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous region, according to Jewher Ilham, daughter of prominent jailed Uighur scholar and economist, Ilham Tohti.

China Recruits 13 More in its Axis of Shame

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:45

Another 13 countries, including Iran, signed the letter supporting the CCP’s horrific treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang.


Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:44
Buzainafu Abudourexiti

Buzainafu Abudourexiti continues to be held in incommunicado detention after she was suddenly detained in March 2017 and sentenced in a secret trial to seven years in prison.

“Uyghur Scholars” Defend the CCP—Really?

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 16:41

After the Washington Ministerial, the CCP rallied “Uyghur and Kazakh scholars” to sign a letter criticizing the U.S. This looks like just another hoax.