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During the New York Fashion Week, Uyghur rights and human rights groups staged a catwalk demonstration to bring awareness to Uyghur Forced Fashion. Uyghur forced labor taints 1-in-5 pieces of cotton clothing sold worldwide. Photo: Mehmet Imin's Facebook
Sep 14, 2020

On the opening night of New York Fashion Week, Uyghur rights and advocacy groups staged demonstrations, highlighting the industry’s accountability in the ongoing plight of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region, where it’s believed upwards of 1.8 million people are being used as forced labour. By Chris Remington

An image widely shared on social media that purportedly shows a group of detainees in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's (XUAR) Korla (Kuerle) city, March 2020.  TikTok
Sep 14, 2020

It is our job as Jewish people — and, more broadly, as citizens of the world — to keep kicking, screaming, and shouting until these global issues are addressed and ameliorated. By Sam Shepherd

Sep 14, 2020

Mamutjan Abdurehim lives in Sydney and he has been separated from his wife and children for almost five years now. By William Yang

Images from Tomomi Shimizu's manga 'What Happened to Me: One Uyghur Woman’s Testimony.'   Tomomi Shimizu
Sep 10, 2020

Tomomi Shimizu recently documented the 15-month detention of Uyghur Kazakh Gulbahar Jelilova.

An image widely shared on social media that purportedly shows a group of detainees in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's (XUAR) Korla (Kuerle) city, March 2020.
Sep 10, 2020

The camps are confirmed to be operational, even as Chinese officials say all such facilities have closed.

Beijing National Stadium.  Credit: Wikimedia Commons/ Peter23 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Beijing_national_stadium.jpg
Sep 10, 2020

Does a regime accused of atrocity crimes and grave breaches of an international treaty deserve to host this prestigious sporting event?

Detainees listening to speeches in a camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017
Sep 10, 2020

More than 100 British lawmakers have signed a letter to the Chinese ambassador condemning what they described as "a systematic and calculated program of ethnic cleansing against the Uighur people" in China’s far-western Xinjiang region.

Sep 10, 2020

A village leader says such accusations could lead to detention for ‘religious extremism.’

Sep 10, 2020

Chinese authorities arrested and disappeared my father. Now Disney is profiting off China’s persecution of our people. By Jewher Ilham

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