Henryk Szadziewski

Jan 11, 2013

As people across the globe shared their hopes and dreams for 2013 with families and friends at the turn of the New Year, reports that Uyghur writer Nurmemet Yasin had died in Shaya prison 'sometime in 2011' were still unconfirmed.

May 22, 2012

China's plan to transform the heart of Uyghur culture, learning and urban settlement - Kashgar old city - is well underway. The fact that the Uyghurs themselves have no voice in this process gives the experience a wider significance, says Henryk Szadziewski.

Jan 6, 2012

Calls for independent and international investigations into Chinese claims of Uyghur terrorism receive very short shrift from Beijing.

Sep 16, 2011

In February 1997, the Chinese government’s suppression of protests in Ghulja in northwest China thrust...

Jul 26, 2011

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is one of those international bodies whose proclaimed ideals conceal an often sordid reality.

Jan 13, 2011

Rumors, half-truths and on occasion downright lies make credible research on the Uyghur people of Xinjiang very difficult to conduct.

Jan 6, 2011

At the conclusion of 2009, the outlook for Uyghur human rights looked very bleak indeed.

Sep 24, 2010

New books about the Uyghur people from China's northwest region of Xinjiang are hard to come by.

Mar 24, 2010

The Chinese authorities’ continuing demolition of the urban heartland of Uyghur society is also the outward face of a deeper dispossession, says Henryk Szadziewski.


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