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Nov 23, 2020

The clamping down on the rights of those living in China’s periphery is not unprecedented, but the resurgence of these policies may make tensions even more intractable, instead of leading to long-lasting stability

Francis during the canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II on 27 April 2014. Wikipedia
Nov 23, 2020

In a new book, Pope Francis for the first time calls China’s Muslim Uighurs a “persecuted” people, something human rights activists have been urging him to do for years.

The scholar fears he could be deported back to China, where Uighurs face persecution (Supplied)
Nov 23, 2020

Activists and human rights advocates have raised concerns that Aimadoula Waili may be tortured in a ‘re-education’ camp if sent back to China

 The H&M store in Suzhou Industry Park (Link Square) Wikipedia
Nov 23, 2020

Global fashion brands have little hope of seeing anything in Xinjiang that the authorities don't want them to see, activists say.

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Nov 23, 2020

"[The Uyghurs] are indoctrinated 24-hours a day in communist ideology and Chinese culture, and the next generation will lose their language."

Akida Pulat poses with a photo of her mother, missing Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut.  Credit: Twitter/ @akida_p
Nov 23, 2020

Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut, missing since 2017, was awarded the 2020 Scholars at Risk “Courage to Think” award.

Nov 20, 2020

Apple wants to water down key provisions of the bill, which would hold U.S. companies accountable for using Uighur forced labor, according to two congressional staffers

A collage of images from the MegaFace data set, which scraped online photos. Images are obscured to protect people’s privacy. Credit: Adam Harvey/megapixels.cc based on the MegaFace data set by Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman et al. based on the Yahoo Flickr Creative Commons 100 Million data set and licensed under Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licences
Nov 19, 2020

Journals and researchers are under fire for controversial studies using this technology. And a Nature survey reveals that many researchers in this field think there is a problem.

Nov 19, 2020

If the Uyghurs had a Richard Gere to give voice to their suffering their cause would be as well-known as that of the Tibetans. 

A screen shot of an Oct. 23, 2018 satellite image from Google Earth Pro that purportedly shows one of the internment camps outside of Aksu city with detainees lined up in the yard.  Adrian Zenz/Google
Nov 19, 2020

Camps, a crematorium, and a corridor for expediting organ transport appear to be part of a local system.

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