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Ablimit Tursun in Belgium, in an undated photo. Credit: Ablimit Tursun
Oct 1, 2019

An Uighur refugee living in Belgium complained Tuesday that Chinese authorities had cracked down on his family after they applied for the right to join him.

Oct 1, 2019

Protesters chant 'Independence for East Turkistan', 'East Turkistan belongs to us' in front of China's Istanbul Consulate

Oct 1, 2019

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomes the awarding of the 2019 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Council of Europe to Uyghur citizen journalist Ilham Tohti, serving a life sentence in China, and demands his immediate release.

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia
Oct 1, 2019

Issued on: 01/10/2019 - 11:00

Beijing (AFP)

Ilham Tohti in France, February 2009.
Sep 30, 2019

The prestigious award recognizes ‘outstanding civil society action in defense of human rights.’

Sep 30, 2019

Ethnic cleansing of Uighurs in China has forced an exodus to Istanbul—and a desperate effort to keep their culture alive.

The last time Nury Tiyip, right, saw his brother Tashpolat in person was in 2001, when his brother visited him in the United States.
Sep 30, 2019

 Nury Tiyip grew up following in his brother Tashpolat’s footsteps: from their hometown of Ili, a remote city near the Chinese-Soviet border; to Urumqi, where they both played volleyball at Xinjiang University; to Japan, where they also studied.

A man showing photos of his missing relatives. (Photo: Ata-Jurt)
Sep 30, 2019

Ata-Jurt was key to spotlighting rights abuses in China

Sep 30, 2019

Many Uighur Muslims are being kept in detention centres in China. Sky News went to Xinjiang province to find out more, but was followed and faced several apparent attempts to block the investigation.

Sep 30, 2019

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