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Feb 23, 2021

Uyghurs in Turkey have expressed worries over being extradited and the safety of their families in China, saying they don’t contact them, fearing their loved ones will be prosecuted for being in communication with people abroad, Deutsche Welle (DW) Turkish service reported.

Feb 23, 2021

Ruling Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) spokesperson Ömer Çelik emphasized in a statement late Tuesday that Turkey is closely following the situation in China's Xinjiang region, saying that the government's "utmost priority is that Uighur Turks are treated well."

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: https://www.facebook.com/borisjohnson
Feb 23, 2021
By Anna Issac

Amendment is back in the UK House of Lords on Tuesday.

Feb 23, 2021
By Joyce Huang

Uighur rights groups are urging multinational corporations that have agreed to sponsor the Beijing Winter Olympics, to boycott what they call the “Genocide Games” and use their platforms instead to educate the world about China’s persecution of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province ahead of the 2022 event.   

Josep Borrell. Photo: European Parliament
Feb 23, 2021

The bloc's foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has told the UN that Beijing must assist with efforts to investigate reports of human rights abuses against Uighurs.

 United Nations Headquarters, Geneva.   22 July 2018, John Samuel
Feb 23, 2021
By Ewelina U. Ochab

On February 22, 2021, British Foreign Secretary, The Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab M.P., called upon the U.N. Human Right Council to ensure that the situation in Xinjiang is considered as a matter of urgency.

Detainees listening to speeches in a camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017
Feb 23, 2021
By Ruth Barnett

As a Holocaust survivor, I am devastated that, 76 years after the initial vow that nothing like the Holocaust should ever be allowed to happen again, it has in fact happened again and again.

Feb 23, 2021

The Trudeau government is trying to have it all ways on the hot-button issue of China’s appalling treatment of its Muslim Uighur minority. Not surprisingly, it’s ended up pleasing precisely no one.

Detainees in a camp listen to "de-radicalization" talks
Feb 22, 2021
By Leyland Cecco

Parliament’s move was not supported by Trudeau and likely to raise diplomatic tensions between the two nations

Feb 22, 2021

UK foreign secretary will say UN needs ‘urgent and unfettered’ access to a region where some one million Uighurs are thought to have been held.

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