July 2019

China is brainwashing Uighur children. How much longer will the world look away?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:46

NEW EVIDENCE is emerging that the Chinese campaign to exterminate the culture and traditions of Turkic Muslim people, chiefly Uighurs, in the Xinjiang region also includes a generation of children and young people.

Isobel Yeung: China's hidden war on Uighurs

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:38
VICE News journalist Isobel Yeung. Photo: Supplied

From Sunday Morning
8:42 am on 14 July 2019 

Cotton On and Target investigate suppliers after forced labour of Uyghurs exposed in China's Xinjiang

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:34
Screenshots of Dilnur Abdurehim talking to her sister on the phone PHOTO: Dilnur Abdurehim holds up notes pleading for help during a phone call to her sister. (Supplied)

By Sophie McNeill, Jeanavive McGregor, Meredith Griffiths, Michael Walsh, Echo Hui, Bang Xiao

The Missing: Meet the families torn apart by China's crackdown on Uyghurs

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:30

It appears to be the largest imprisonment of people on the basis of religion since the Holocaust: More than a million people have been rounded up, detained and forcibly indoctrinated by the Chinese Government.

Australia 'deeply concerned' about China's treatment of Uighur people

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:20
Australian Minister for Defence Marise Payne in Boston Oct. 12, 2015.  https://www.flickr.com/photos/secdef/21500644044/ Ash Carter

Foreign affairs minister says use of detention camps a concern, and China had blocked attempts to offer consular assistance to dual citizens


Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:15
Ablikim Abdureyim (R) poses with his siblings following his release from prison in Urumqi, May 31, 2015. Photo courtesy of Rebiya Kadeer

Up to 30 relatives of Uyghur human rights activist Rebiya Kadeer, who currently lives in the United States, have been detained for nearly two years in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) without trial.

British funds ‘are used to enable China’s human rights abuses’

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:06
Footage from ITV shows the extent of surveillance in Xinjiang

British investors and pension savers hold shares worth tens of millions of pounds in Chinese surveillance companies accused of contributing to “egregious” human rights abuses.

‘My daughter was taken to an orphanage, my wife to a re-education camp in China’

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 21:04
A large-scale production facility is adjacent to a transformation through education camp in Xinjiang’s Huocheng county.

Ibrahim Mohammed resigned himself to never hearing from his wife again when she was sent to a “re-education” camp after trying to flee China with their children to join him in exile in Turkey.

A Xinjiang Resident Warns Fellow Chinese Not to Move to the Region

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 21:06

A Chinese citizen who resides in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region posted a video on Twitter about daily life in the region and the discrimination he faces inside mainland China. He also warned fresh college graduates about moving to Xinjiang. He went by the social media user name “Evening cloud” and his true identity has not been revealed.

Protesters In Almaty Demand Release Of Xinjiang Kazakh Activist

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 20:58
Serkizhan Bilash attends a court hearing in Nur-Sultan on June 7.

Dozens of people have rallied in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, demanding immediate release from house arrest of the leader of a group that raised concerns over the internment of ethnic Kazakhs in China's northwestern Xinjiang region.