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Carrying placards and their nations’ flags, protesters from Vietnam, Tibet, Muslim Uyghur, Hong Kong and the Philippines gather in front of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco to condemn Communist China’s policies. INQUIRER/Jun Nucum
Oct 10, 2019

China’s critics from different countries took turns lambasting it in front of its San Francisco consulate as the People’s Republic marked its 70th founding anniversary.

Oct 10, 2019

Come and join the first academic dialogue on the topic of Human Rights on the Uyghur Issue in the University of Rochester!

Kashgar road scene, 1870s
Oct 10, 2019

“Google Uyghurs” in Washington, D.C. Nury Turkel, Uyghur-American Association

Huriyet Abdulla and two of her children after arriving in Beijing, May 26, 2019.  Photo courtesy of Ablimit Tursun
Oct 10, 2019

In June, the family had been reported as ‘safe at home’ in Xinjiang following weeks held incommunicado.

Oct 10, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that China’s treatment of Muslims, including the Uighurs, in western China was an “enormous human rights violation” and Washington will continue to raise the issue.

Oct 10, 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Beijing is responsible for the 'enormous human rights violation' in Xinjiang.

Tashpolat Tiyip (left) receives an honorary degree for his work on arid ecosystems ecology from the Sorbonne in Paris in November 2008. NURY TIYIP
Oct 10, 2019

No one outside the Chinese government knows where Tashpolat Tiyip is. No one knows exactly what charges have been filed against him.

Oct 9, 2019

Over two years ago, Yiliyasijiang Reheman went missing while studying in Egypt - his family believe he was taken. Demand his release now.

Ilham Tohti and his wife in a photo sent to RFA's Uyghur Service via WeChat on Jan 13, 2014, two days before his detention. RFA
Oct 9, 2019

The announcement comes a week after Tohti was awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize in absentia.

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