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Hami Aksoy, spokesman Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Turkey. VOA/Wikimedia
Feb 11, 2019

Turkey called on China to close its internment camps for Muslims, saying the camps which reportedly hold a million ethnic Uighur people are a “great shame for humanity”.

Opening Ceremony of a political re-education camp in Lopnur County, Xinjiang
Feb 11, 2019

Turkey has called China’s mass repression of its Uighur Muslim ethnic minority a “great shame for humanity” and has urged the Chinese government to close detention camps estimated to hold a million people, a rare rebuke from a majority-Muslim country.

Feb 11, 2019

Chinese state media have released a video appearing to show a Uighur musician previously reported to have died in a detention camp.

Detainees listening to speeches in a re-education camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017.
Feb 11, 2019

Other countries should follow Turkey's lead in calling out China's mistreatment of UighurMuslims, said the head of a major human rights group on Feb. 10.

The location evidence is from a government tender notice, which says there will be an expansion project (二期工程) south to the vocational skill training center in Tierimu township 铁日木乡.
Feb 11, 2019

Activists urge the government to help in the release of Australian Uighurs held in China's Xinjiang region.

Feb 11, 2019

The disappearance of Uyghur artist Sanuba Tursun highlights a staggering truth: the G Word is a reality.

Feb 11, 2019

Everyday items from agricultural production to vocational tools to tea sets could get you arrested in Xinjiang. The official list of prohibited items disclosed.

Feb 11, 2019

The Chinese government has released a video of Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit in an attempt to disprove reports of his death in custody. But Rahima Mahmut, a Uighur singer and rights activist, told DW the video is disturbing and raises more questions than it answers.

Feb 11, 2019

Public awareness in the United States of this situation is not nearly widespread enough.

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