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Feb 24, 2021
By Mimi Lau

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has rejected claims of genocide or oppression in the far western region of Xinjiang and said China would welcome the UN human rights chief to visit the region.

Feb 24, 2021

Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Tuesday urged China to take “positive” actions to protect human rights and freedom in Hong Kong and its Xinjiang region amid allegations of abuses against pro-democracy protestors in the former and members of the Muslim Uyghur minority in the latter.

Feb 24, 2021

Harsh, Unjust Sentences for Uyghurs, Other Muslims

Uyghurs demonstrate in Washington DC, on Oct 1, 2020. Photo: UAA
Feb 24, 2021

Canada’s unions applaud Parliament’s recognition that the Chinese government is committing genocide against its Muslim minority and is now calling on Ottawa to act accordingly.

Feb 24, 2021
By Leonie Barrie

Updated legislation has been reintroduced that would prevent any goods from entering the United States unless there is proof they do not contain inputs originating from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of China.

Uyghrus demonstrate in Berlin on Jan 19, 2020. Photo: Leonhard Lenz
Feb 24, 2021
By Jason Reed and Jaya Pathak

The Chinese Communist Party is committing an appalling genocide against the Uighur Muslims.

Feb 24, 2021
Naba’a Muhammad

As someone others have tried to label not a “true Muslim, ” it’s amazing how deeply I feel the struggle of Muslims around the world and, in particular, genocide against Uighur Muslims in China and among Rohingya Muslims driven out of Myanmar.

Uyghurs demonstrate in Washington DC on Oct 1, 2020. Photo: UAA
Feb 23, 2021

Nury Turkel, a Uyghur Muslim who serves on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, reports how religious persecution drives migration around the world. He also explains how immigrants and refugees can become advocates for democracy and human rights back home.

Obulqasim Abdurehim's ID card. Photo: RFA
Feb 23, 2021

Obulqasim Abdurehim’s family had paid a fine to have a third child rather than abort it.

Feb 23, 2021
By Midori Sugiyama

Pointing to China’s “systematic attempt to destroy Uyghurs,” Tomomi Shimizu implored, “Japan must not just regard the oppression as something that is happening far away.”

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