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Illustration: Kakuen Lau
Mar 10, 2020

Activists say that even if Beijing’s crackdown can’t be stopped, steps can be taken to address the ‘secondary trauma’ of those who have fled

Mar 10, 2020

Jon spoke to lawyer Nury Turkel who is from the Muslim Uighur community, more than a million of whom are currently being held in camps by the Chinese authorities.

Mar 10, 2020

Major brands such as Apple, Adidas and Nike have been implicated in the report

Mar 10, 2020

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee's top Democratic member has called on the Commerce Department to stop U.S. companies from buying goods made by forced Uyghur laborers.

Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018. Photo: RFA
Mar 10, 2020

Arab silence on the looming genocide of the Uyghur Muslims in China is deafening. Supposedly influential and powerful Arab states look on as the persecution continues.

Iskender Memet (L) and his father, Memet Abdulla (R), at the White House in Washington, in an undated photo. Photo:  Iskender Memet
Mar 10, 2020

Memet Abdulla’s harsh punishment comes despite nearly 40 years of government service.

Mar 10, 2020

Hikvision has been listing AI training in a Xinjiang paramilitary base that bans Uyghurs from participating. However, Hikvision is now denying it and deleted evidence.

Mar 10, 2020

The industry lobbying set called for the U.S. to help address the treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.

Official portrait of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ). 	8 January 2015
Mar 10, 2020

A senior U.S. senator on Tuesday accused U.S. firms of willfully ignoring “horrific” forced labor conditions in China’s Xinjiang region and called on the Commerce Department to stop American companies and consumers buying goods produced by such labor.

Some of the Uyghurs being held at an immigration detention center in southern Thailand, March 14, 2014. Photo: RFA
Mar 9, 2020

The inmates are to file lawsuit against alleged officials who beat them up in detention center.

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