December 2019

Daughter of Jailed Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti Accepts Sakharov Prize For Her Father

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:58

Jewher Ilham calls for lawmakers to pressure China over its abuses in Xinjiang.

Scholar Visited Xinjiang, Told the Truth—and Lost His Job in Albania

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:54
Dr Olzi Jazexhi (from YouTube)

Dr Olzi Jazexhi accepted the CCP’s invitation to visit the transformation through education camps. He concluded they are jails, not schools. The CCP quickly retaliated.

FC Cologne pull out of deal to run football academy in China

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:53

‘Club should not support such a brutal dictatorship’. Arsenal criticised for their handling of Özil’s comments

Ilham Tohti: Uighur activist's daughter fears for his life

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:50
Jewher Ilham made the remark after accepting a top European human rights prize on behalf of her father.

The daughter of Ilham Tohti, a Uighur intellectual who has been imprisoned in China, has said she does not know if her father is alive.

China's Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang and the U.S. Response

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:42

Recently leaked documents have exposed the Chinese Communist Party’s strategy of implementing the largest-scale persecution of a distinct ethnic-religious group since the end of World War II.

Interview of Jewher Ilham, daughter of IlhamTohti

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:30

Interview of Jewher Ilham, daughter of IlhamTohti, Sakharov Prize 2019 laureate on the occasion of the Sakharov Prize 2019 awarded to her father, in the European Parliament in Strasbourg

Mesut Ozil's free speech on China must be preserved, even if Arsenal stay silent

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:27

By posting about the persecution of Muslims in Xinjiang he has raised awareness of one of the gravest human rights crises of our time

Richmond federal candidate defends China's re-education camps

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:25

Zhang Zhe says these camps are the Chinese government’s way of fighting terrorism.

Wenger defends Ozil after Uighur comments cause storm in China

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:22
Mesut Özil playing for Arsenal against Stoke City, 22 September 2013.  Photo: Ronnie Macdonald from Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has defended Mesut Ozil after comments made by the Gunners midfielder condemning treatment of Uighur Muslims led to a stinging backlash in China.

A Surveillance Net Blankets China’s Cities, Giving Police Vast Powers

Wed, 12/18/2019 - 20:19

The authorities can scan your phones, track your face and find out when you leave your home. One of the world’s biggest spying networks is aimed at regular people, and nobody can stop it.