February 2021

Chinese gov’t figures show sharp decline in Xinjiang birth rate amid mounting claims of Uighur ‘genocide’

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:53

Population statistics published by the Chinese government show a sharp decline in birth rates in Xinjiang amid reports of mass internment and population control of ethnic minorities in the region.

Australia urged to follow allies in denouncing China's repression of Uighurs as 'genocide'

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:45

The push - backed by Uighur communities in Australia - comes amid mounting evidence of reported human rights abuses against the Muslim minority.

Dutch parliament recognizes China's treatment of Uyghurs as genocide

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:42

By Oriana Gonzalez
Feb 25, 2021

LA rabbis write to Congressmen urging ban on goods using Uyghur forced labour

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:40

'Unprecedented coalition of cross-denominational rabbis' calls on California's Ted Lieu to back a law which takes a stand against China's persecution of the Muslim minority

Disgust at China’s state-sponsored ‘Uyghurface’ in Wellington

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:36
Wellington Mayor Andy Foster is the latest New Zealand politician to be used as a propaganda tool in China's campaign against Uyghur Muslims. Photo: Facebook

As further reports of torture and systemic rape emerge from Xinjiang, the PRC’s propaganda machine is hard at work in New Zealand. Laura Walters looks at why a Chinese New Year performance in Wellington was more than just cultural appropriation

Olympic Snow Shouldn't Cover China's Repression

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:32

The snow will undoubtedly be deep for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, but that doesn't mean we should let Beijing use the Olympics to do a snow job on us and whitewash its abysmal human rights record.

Letters to the editor

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:22

A selection of correspondence

Amb. Nikki Haley: Biden should boycott China's Winter Olympics next year

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:15

Communist China is more obviously dangerous today than Nazi Germany was in 1936

What Biden should do about China's atrocities against the Uyghurs

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:41

For too long, the world has ignored reports of China's mass detention and forced labor of Muslim Uyghurs and other minorities in the northwest region of Xinjiang.

A vote is not enough to combat Chinese atrocities against Uighurs

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:36

As a young Muslim Canadian woman, I am saddened as I watch Canada’s slow action on the Uighur crisis in Xinjiang, China.