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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses reporters at a press availability at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, in New York City, NY, on May 31, 2018. Photo: GPA Photo Archive
Dec 31, 2019

US secretary of state will bring up China’s mass internment of Muslim ethnic minorities with his central Asian counterparts during January trip

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo (right) meets with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, in Singapore, Singapore, August 3, 2018. [State Department Photo / Public Domain] pHoto: U.S. Department of State from United States
Dec 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah: “We want to ensure the truth behind each and every report [about Xinjiang].”

At a school on the outskirts of Istanbul, Uighur child refugees from China study their language and culture At a school on the outskirts of Istanbul, Uighur child refugees from China study their language and culture (AFP Photo/Ozan KOSE)
Dec 31, 2019

The school on the outskirts of Istanbul is a rare place where Uighur child refugees from China can study their language and culture.

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia
Dec 31, 2019

The suffering of Uighurs caught global attention this year—but the Chinese authorities weren’t moved.

Dec 30, 2019

Oppression against Muslims worldwide, including Uighurs, must be acknowledged, says Malaysian premier

Indonesian protesters, many carrying flags and signs, chant slogans as they march outside the Chinese embassy in Jakarta to protest the treatment of Uyghurs, the minority Muslim group living in Xinjiang, China’s westernmost region, Dec. 27, 2019.  Photo:  Arie Firdaus/BenarNews
Dec 30, 2019

Indonesia has been actively communicating with China on Uighur issues to raise concern about freedom of religion among the Muslim-majority ethnic group in China's westernmost Xinjiang province, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday.

The report was compiled by cyber security company Secureworks
Dec 30, 2019

Sky News exclusively reveals evidence of collusion between an espionage group's activities and China's government.

Children leaving school in Hotan, China, this month. Beijing has used schools in the city and across the region of Xinjiang to indoctrinate Uighur children.Credit...Giulia Marchi for The New York Times
Dec 30, 2019

In Xinjiang the authorities have separated nearly half a million children from their families, aiming to instill loyalty to China and the Communist Party.

Dec 30, 2019

As hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs, ethnic Kazakhs and ethnic Kyrgyz continue to be imprisoned in so-called “education camps” in the People’s Republic of China, governments around the world continue to interact with Beijing....

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia
Dec 30, 2019

IT’S BEEN DESCRIBED as the worst human rights crisis in the world — the arbitrary detention in sprawling camps of a million or more Uighur Muslims in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province.

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