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Detainees listening to speeches in a camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017.
Apr 30, 2020

Rights violations in the region have drawn condemnation from the West, and particularly the US.

Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018. Photo: RFA
Apr 30, 2020

Detained in camps and stripped of their religious rights, Uighur Muslims in China need the world's help

Apr 30, 2020

Several Chinese government-linked businesses in Australia would be impacted by targeted sanctions against human rights abusers, federal politicians have been told.

Image by Ershat Abdul'ehet representing the Chinese government as a red dragon and a man wearing a traditional Central Asian hat and a blue shirt symbolizing the movement for independent East Turkistan.
Apr 30, 2020

Starting in 2017, the Uyghur community living in China has been submitted to increased targeting and indiscriminate imprisonment by the Chinese authorities. This policy of racial and religious profiling has led young Uyghurs, who are able, to leave China and remain in exile mostly in other Muslim countries such as Egypt, Turkey and Malaysia.

Huawei at an international fair in Berlin, Germany (credits). Photo: Wikipedia
Apr 29, 2020

Citing Huawei’s complicity in slavery and oppression, British Uyghurs are appealing to the British Government to reverse a decision to allow it to run part of the UK’s 5G network.

Apr 29, 2020

Deal is legal because rules only control US government contracts and not private sector

Al-Azhar University. https://www.flickr.com/photos/twiga_swala/2274958011
Apr 29, 2020

Their son says he believes they were targeted for his studies and sending him money abroad.

Xinjiang Party Secretary Chen Quanguo
Apr 29, 2020

A new report calls for China to be redesignated a country of particular concern for its policies on faith.

Apr 28, 2020

First the excuse was terrorism. In the years following 9/11, governments around the world capitalised on fear like never before and it became the excuse for the introduction of some of the most draconian surveillance systems the world had ever seen.

Twitter user @SamiraImin’s April 20 post in the #HearUyghurs campaign.
Apr 28, 2020

By Asim Kashgarian
April 27, 2020 08:01 PM

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