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 Secretary of State  Mike Pompeo
Sep 18, 2018

We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to sanction all Chinese officials responsible for the horrendous human rights situation in Tibet and Xinjiang, also known as East Turkestan.

Sep 18, 2018

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, together with 33 other NGOs and human rights organizations, has today sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin urging them to impose Global Magnitsky sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights violations in Xinjiang and Tibet.

Xi Jinping
Sep 18, 2018

The growing, horrifying oppression of Muslims in a western Chinese province marks a key moment in Beijing’s expansionist drive — and its global competition with America.

Sep 17, 2018

China has been accused of allegedly detaining up to one million Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region ( Aka East Turkistan occupied by #China ) under what UN experts have called the "pretext of countering terrorism and religious extremism".

Sep 17, 2018

China is conducting one of the largest mass internment campaigns known to history.

 A protestor displays a photo of Uyghur prisoners in Xinjiang Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA
Sep 12, 2018

Economic penalties in response to reports of mass detentions of Muslims would be a rare US confrontation of Beijing over human rights

Sep 12, 2018

The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang in northwestern China, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.

Uygurs marching to the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations in New York on March 15, part of demonstrations around the world to protest China’s surveillance and security campaign that has sent thousands into detention and political indoctrination centres in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
Sep 12, 2018

Emboldened by international scrutiny, the American Uygur diaspora is increasingly willing to publicly condemn China’s re-education programmes, despite the risk to loved ones in Xinjiang

Zubayra Shamseden
Sep 12, 2018

Uyghur human rights scholar and activist Zubayra Shamseden tells Bitter Winter that CCP sees all Uyghur as enemies, is engaged in the largest detention of an ethnic group since World War II, and has now extended its repression to other Muslim minorities.

A Uyghur woman sits on a bed outside on September 12th, 2016, in Turpan County, in the far western Xinjiang province of China.  (Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Sep 7, 2018

China has used the U.S.'s Global War on Terror as a pretext to further repress the embattled Muslim minority.

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