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 DOLKUN ISA, President of the World Uyghur Congress
May 6, 2020

“UYGHURS DO NOT FEEL SAFE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD!”

Adrian Zenz (R) speaks with RFA's Alim Seytoff (L) during an interview in Washington, Nov. 8, 2019. RFA
May 6, 2020

Adrian Zenz calls intergenerational separation ‘a targeted strategy’ of China’s government in Xinjiang.

May 6, 2020

Large brands such as H&M, Uniqlo, Muji and Ikea have all been named in a document submitted to the British government last week setting out the legal case for the country’s customs authority to ban all cotton products originating from the Xinjiang region of China.

 "Chinese Dream," a slogan associated with Chinese President Xi Jinping's ambitions for China,
May 6, 2020

Late last year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gathered together his country’s envoys for a pep talk, telling them they needed to be more assertive in representing Beijing’s interests overseas and vocal in defending the Chinese Communist government from criticism.  

Gulruy Asqer holds her brother, Hüsenjan Esker's picture
May 6, 2020

Hüsenjan was a Chinese state employee — and member of the Chinese Communist Party — tasked with creating dictionaries for the Uyghur language. His work couldn’t save him.

May 5, 2020

An interview with Uyghur art activist Yi Xiaocuo.

English: Two Uyghur man at the animal market in Kashgar. 19 October 2008, 06:13:09. Photo: Wikipedia
May 5, 2020

A Chinese Han, who happens to physically look like a Uyghur, opens a window on the relationships between the Han majority and the Uyghur minority in Xinjiang and beyond.

Gulgine Tashmemet in an undated photo.  Photo courtesy of Gulzire
May 5, 2020

Gulzire Taschmamat describes hearing from her sister for the first time since her detention in 2017.

Yalqun Rozi, Uyghur literary critic and school textbook publisher, whose publishing house was shut down when the entire editorial team was arrested in 2016, was reportedly sentenced to 15 years for “subversion”.
May 5, 2020

The Chinese government is undertaking a broad assault on the culture and heritage of the Uighurs, Kazakhs and other indigenous peoples in Xinjiang, China, including disappearing their poets, artists, scholars and others cultural icons.

In just one second, after a person’s face is scanned, his detailed information is shown on the screen.
May 5, 2020

Disregarding growing concerns from the international community, the CCP steps up efforts to control the daily lives of people by monitoring their every move.

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