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The China Islamic Association holds a seminar on "The Orientation of Islam in China 2018-2022," Jan. 5, 2019.  Moosely Online
Jan 8, 2019

The government-backed Islamic Association says the religion must be compatible with President Xi Jinping's political thought.

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 27, 2018

The Chinese government seems to have been caught off-guard by the outpouring of criticism of its massive campaign of repression of Uyghurs and other Turkic minorities.

Dec 25, 2018

‘Huawei Exposed’: The Epoch Times Hosts Panel Discussion

Nicole Morgret,  spoke about the oppression of Uyghurs Dec. 10 at the Amnesty International Cape May Chapter event at the Ocean City Free Public Library.  Kristen Kelleher/SENTINEL
Dec 19, 2018

Two speakers at an Amnesty International Cape May Chapter event, an organization whose members campaign against human rights abuses, described how more than one million Uyghurs are in detention camps.

Dec 14, 2018

Uyghur Activists speak up about the Chinese internment camps

"When I hear people whining about spending time with their parents, I tell them to spend as much time with them as you can. Ring them every day," Turkel says. Jessica Hromas
Dec 14, 2018

Nury Turkel is apologetic on the phone. "I'm so sorry. I will be a little late. Don't shoot me." A friend is driving the US-based Uighur activist from Parramatta in western Sydney to lunch in the city and the traffic is terrible

Photo posted by the Xinjiang Judicial Administration to its WeChat account, April 2017, showing detainees at a camp in Lop county, Hotan prefecture, Xinjiang. Photo: RFA, Oct. 2, 2018; cf. WaybackMachine Internet Archive, April 17, 2017.
Dec 10, 2018

Monday marks 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Drafted in the wake of the atrocities of WWII, its 30 articles constitute governments’ explicit pledge to prevent a repetition of the crimes against humanity of the 1930s and 40s.

Dec 10, 2018

In the Chinese region of Xinjiang, tens of thousands of ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities have been detained inside enormous extrajudicial ‘re-education camps’. China claims the region faces a serious threat from Islamist militants and separatists, stirring up tensions between the mostly Muslim Uyghur minority and the ethnic Han majority. 

Dec 10, 2018

The Chinese government is under increased pressure over its archipelago of mass detention camps, holding approximately one million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (also known as East Turkestan). Beijing has responded with a flurry of contradictory rhetoric, first denying that the camps exist, then portraying them as voluntary vocational training centres, and most recently describing them as a ‘counter-terrorism’ measure that Europe should learn from.

A gate of what is officially known as a ‘vocational skills education centre’ in Dabancheng, in Xinjiang Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters
Dec 8, 2018

Campaign group urges foreign governments to halt ‘business as usual’ relations with Beijing until action is taken

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