November 2020

Authorities Remove Statue of Uyghur Medicine ‘Pioneer’ From Xinjiang Hospital

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 22:27
A statue of Ghazibay outside of the XUAR Hospital of Uyghur Medicine in Urumqi, in 2017.

Authorities Remove Statue of Uyghur Medicine ‘Pioneer’ From Xinjiang Hospital

Nike and Coca-Cola Lobby Against Xinjiang Forced Labor Bill

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 22:25

Business groups and major companies like Apple have been pressing Congress to alter legislation cracking down on imports of goods made with forced labor from persecuted Muslim minorities in China.

U.S.-made technologies are aiding China’s surveillance of Uighurs. How should Washington respond?

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 22:19
Detainees listening to speeches in a camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017

The sweeping surveillance China has brought to bear against its Uighur Muslim minority is staggering.

Exiled Uyghur youths in Turkey face hardships as China continues oppression in Xinjiang

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 22:13

Uyghur youths, who live in exile in Istanbul due to genocide, forced labour and sterilisation of their community in communist China, face enormous economic hardship and trauma.

Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce met with ethnic Kazakhs and Uyghurs formerly detained in internment camps in Xinjiang

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:02

Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce met with ethnic Kazakhs and Uyghurs formerly detained in internment camps in Xinjiang, and whose family members have been detained and missing.

Uyghur Poet Abduweli Ayup: ‘I Had No Choice But To Flee”

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:00
Profile photo of Abduweli Ayup. Wikipedia

Uyghur poet and teacher Abduweli Ayup talks to Jan-Peter Westad about language, cultural survival and the unspeakable.

HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to reveal status of detained Uyghurs

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 21:57
Hamidulla Wali in an undated photo. Hamidulla Wali

Human Rights Watch has called on the Saudi authorities to "clarify immediately" the status of two Chinese Muslims from the Uyghur minority who were apparently "arrested" in the Kingdom on 20 November. The rights watchdog has also asked the Saudis to "disclose the basis" for their detention.

Tackling the Behemoth of China: Is The World Waking Up?

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 21:55
Red Detachment of Women, a Cultural Revolution propaganda classic now “rediscovered” in China.  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Revolutionary_opera.jpg

It’s not the U.S. only. From Canada to Europe, politicians and security experts urge actions against China’s human rights violations and dreams of global dominance.

China wants to blind the world to its genocide

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 21:17
Detainees listening to speeches in a camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017

Chinese practice both genocide and cultural elimination, compelling Uyghurs to eat pork and drink beer.

Uyghur Convicted of Terrorism in Indonesia Pleads For Asylum After Comrades Deported to China

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 21:12
Uyghur defendant Ahmet Bozoglan sits in court during his terrorism trial in Jakarta, May 6, 2015.BenarNews

Three of Ahmet Bozoglan’s fellow Uyghur inmates are likely to face persecution after being repatriated.

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