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A general view at the Twenty-Seventh session of the Human Rights Council. 8 September 2014. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré
Oct 9, 2020

China is a serial rights abuser engaged in genocidal policies against Uyghurs, and shouldn't be allowed to renew its seat on the council, groups say.

Oct 8, 2020

Uighurs in exile are fighting back against China’s techno-authoritarianism to locate their relatives who have been disappeared.

Xinjiang University in Urumqi, in an undated photo.  Photo courtesy of Xinjiang University
Oct 8, 2020

Yao Qiang’s appointment as president marks an end to more than seven decades of Uyghur leadership at XJU.

Senator Ivana Bacik. https://www.labour.ie/ivanabacik/
Oct 8, 2020

Statement by Senator Ivana Bacik. Seanad Group Leader and Spokesperson on Children, Disability, Equality and Integration

Oct 8, 2020

Chinese Community Party accused of ‘increasing its oppressions and control of Uighurs at an alarming rate’

Hursan Hassan
Oct 8, 2020

Another Uyghur has fallen victim to the Chinese regime`s persistent actions to imprison prominent Uyghurs on false charges, Campaign for Uyghurs has reported. On September 4, Hursan Hassan, 50-year-old Uyghur, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for separatism. He was earlier detained for more than 20 months.

Oct 8, 2020

More than 145,000 people called on the government to act in wake of harrowing reports that a million Muslims are detained in camps in Xinjiang

Detainee in a Xinjiang Re-education Camp located in Lop County listening to "de-radicalization" talks
Oct 7, 2020

Germany leads statement expressing ‘grave concern’ and calling for immediate and unfettered access to Xinjiang region.

Oct 7, 2020

In Xinjian province, allegations of China's use of forced labor among the Uighur ethnic minority have prompted a US ban on imports of products from companies in the region. The Chinese government denies the accusations but blocks access to facilities.

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