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On October 1st, 2020, on Global Day of Action, Uyghur Americans along with people of Tibet, HongKong, Southern Mongolia, and Taiwan showed solidarity against the Chinese Communist regime in the front of the U.S. Capitol.   Photo: UAA
Oct 24, 2020

Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.

Abdurehim Gheni stands in demonstration with pictures of his relatives and other disappeared Uighurs, at Dam Square in Amsterdam in July. (Photo courtesy: Abdurehim Gheni)
Oct 24, 2020

Some members of the Uighur community abroad say China is now officially announcing the indictments or deaths of family members who vanished years ago in internment camps in the Xinjiang region. 

Oct 24, 2020

An open letter signed by 35 international academics called out a Monthly Review article that denied the persecution of China’s Muslim minority

Oct 24, 2020

The Trump administration is lauding Canadian MPs for condemning China’s brutal persecution of largely Muslim minorities as "genocide,” and is encouraging Ottawa to join Washington in imposing sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for the repression.

Oct 24, 2020

Committee calls for sanctions against Chinese officials involved in ‘concentration camps’

Oct 24, 2020

When Bikamal Kaken's husband vanished during a 2017 visit to Xinjiang in northwestern China, she had good reason to believe he would not be returning home to Kazakhstan anytime soon.

Miradil Hesen displays a Mandarin Chinese list of names of family members who have been targeted by authorities in Xinjiang in a video shot in selfie-mode, in China's Jiangsu province and posted to YouTube on Sept. 3, 2020.  Miradil Hesen/YouTube
Oct 24, 2020

The Aksu Huafu Textile Factory was named in video reports issued by a now-detained Uyghur.

Oct 20, 2020

Uyghur Muslims who have fled China and are now living in Scotland have told of their plight.

United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: UN.
Oct 20, 2020

In 1945, 51 countries founded the United Nations. In the aftermath of the massive suffering of the Second World War, their objectives were simple: peace and security, social and economic progress and human rights.

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