July 2019

Australia calls on China to release mother and child held in Xinjiang

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:47
Photos provided by Abudusalamu show his son, Lufty, and his wife Nadila, in Xinjiang.

Hong Kong (CNN)The Australian government has called on China to release a young Australian boy and his mother who have been unable to leave Xinjiang since 2017.

The surveillance state: Uighur oppression in Xinjiang, China [video]

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:45

The Chinese government is oppressing ethnic religious minorities in Xinjiang, China.

Pelosi: US Risks Losing Moral Authority With Silence on Xinjiang

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:41
Speaker of the House of Representative Nancy Pelosi speaks at the 2019 Ministerial To Advance Religious Freedom. Still from a video from state.gov

Speaking at the U.S. Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Pelosi said Chen Quanguo should be subject to Global Magnitsky sanctions.

‘Liberal’ policy chief unlikely to mean a softening on Xinjiang from China

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:34
Wang Yang (seated, centre) during a visit to the village of Hotan in China’s Xinjiang region on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

A senior Chinese leader known for his relatively liberal style of governance has been named the ruling Communist Party’s handler of Xinjiang policy, amid increasing international criticism over the mass detention of Muslim minorities in the far western region.

Australia requests Beijing let family of Uyghur man leave China following Four Corners program

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:31
PHOTO: Nadila Wumaier and her son Lutfy, who is an Australian citizen, have been prevented from leaving China. (Supplied)

The Australian embassy in Beijing has formally asked China to allow an Australian toddler and his mother to leave the country.

Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son's travel

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:27
Sadam Abudusalamu and Nadila Wumaier married in Xinjiang, China, in 2016. SADAM ABUDUSALAMU

The Australian government has called on China to allow an ethnic Uighur mother and son to leave the country, following a public plea from the child's father.

Waleed Aly lost for words after father's heartbreaking interview

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:25
Waleed Aly lost for words after father's heartbreaking interview Waleed has been left lost for words during a heartbreaking interview. Photo: Channel 10.

Seasoned journalist and TV presenter Waleed Aly has been left speechless during a heartbreaking interview with a distraught father on The Project on Tuesday.

As China Locks Up Muslims, It Promotes Tourism in Xinjiang

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 22:20

Experts say Beijing wants to contain Xinjiang’s Muslims, even as it makes money from ethnic culture, albeit a simplified version of it.


Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:52

Buzainafu Abudourexiti is one of over one million ethnic Uighur people imprisoned in Xinjiang, China.

Accomplices: Western Companies Supporting CCP Atrocities Denounced in Washington

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 22:49

At the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom organized by the U.S. State Department in Washington DC, high-tech companies supplying components to Chinese surveillance systems are told that this is immoral—and should be illegal too.