- Thu, 12/01/2016 - 20:54
From November 24-25, the WUC attended the 9th UN Forum on Minority Issues in order to advocate for the Uyghur population in East Turkestan.
- Tue, 11/29/2016 - 20:00
In Guangdong province, water is never far away. Even if it’s not raining, the air will still be damp, and every part of the R&F Soccer School — the floors, the windows, the walls — is constantly covered in drops of water.
UNPO Side-event to UN Minority Forum Highlights Plight of Forgotten Minorities in Humanitarian Crises
- Tue, 11/29/2016 - 19:11
On 25 November 2016, the UNPO, in cooperation with the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), convened a side-event to the 9th Session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues.
- Mon, 11/28/2016 - 18:03
Citizens of restive region of 11m Muslim Uighurs must apply to get papers back
- Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:58
Religious extremism has begun to spread to inland China from its western Xinjiang region, long considered by the government to be at the forefront of its efforts to battle Islamist separatists, the country's top religious affairs official said.
- Mon, 11/28/2016 - 17:56
Chinese authorities have begun confiscating passports from people in the western region of Xinjiang, which has seen regular unrest.
- Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:57
China has made it a requirement for residents of Xinjiang to "report" on any religious activities in the largely Muslim province where the beleaguered Uighurs live, Global Times reported today.
- Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:46
When the Soviet Union fell the political and economic landscape of central Eurasia shattered into a melee of disconnected, dysfunctional shards as 14 new countries suddenly emerged in tandem with a pronounced political and economic vacuum.
- Tue, 11/22/2016 - 20:38
With no jobs near home, the indigenous Turkic peoples have to abandon their children to work in the ‘bingtuan’ cotton fields.
- Tue, 11/22/2016 - 20:26
The Chinese government’s new policy of recalling passports restricts foreign travel for many residents of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said today. The policy, applicable to residents of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region since at least October, gives police wide power to scrutinize residents’ proposed visits abroad.