Uyghur Related

Censoring Collective Identity: Chinese Cybersecurity Policy and the Uyghurs

  • Thu, 09/08/2016 - 20:31

It is widely known China suppresses digital activity on a grand scale. China, which ranked last in Internet Freedom in 2015, commonly practices mass censorship and uses extensive surveillance to implement its policy goals and national security objectives

Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on 3 September on the sidelines of G20 summit in Hangzhou city of China and pledged to deepen counter-terrorism cooperationREUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool

China's Jinping meets Turkey's Erdogan; both countries pledge to step up counter-terrorism cooperation

  • Tue, 09/06/2016 - 18:48

The presidents met on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Saturday.

Taiwanese, Hong Kongers and Uighurs Not Welcome Near G20

  • Fri, 09/02/2016 - 19:42

As authorities in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, prepare to host the G20 summit this weekend, China’s security apparatus has shifted into high gear, with as many as 100 people preemptively detained and many others ordered to skip town for a few days.

The race card

  • Thu, 09/01/2016 - 21:37

The leader of a troubled western province has been replaced. He will not be missed by its ethnic Uighurs

Alimjan Yimit


  • Wed, 08/31/2016 - 22:06

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for a judicial review in the case of Uyghur Christian Alimujan Yimit, who is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for “illegally providing state secrets to foreign nationals”.

Open Letter to G20 Leaders attending the 2016 G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China from Chinese, Tibetan, Uyghur, Hong Kong, and Southern Mongolian democracy and rights movement leaders

  • Wed, 08/31/2016 - 21:59

2016’s G20 Summit will take place during a period in which the host, the government of the People’s Republic of China, is undertaking an extreme crackdown on human and civil rights across all areas under its rule.

Tibets party boss Chen Quanguo is expected to fill the top spot in Xinjiang. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Xinjiang Communist Party chief ‘on his way out’ as Beijing reshuffles top provincial jobs

  • Mon, 08/29/2016 - 18:51

Sources say top man in Tibet, Chen Quanguo, will replace Zhang Chunxian

A Uighur boy with a flag of East Turkestan, the term separatist Uighurs and Turks use to refer to the Uighurs' homeland in China's Xinjiang region. AP

China and Australia's complicated security relationship

  • Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:13

A few days after the Australian government blocked the attempt by two Chinese companies to take a controlling interest in NSW electricity provider Ausgrid, a conference was held in Canberra to discuss increased co-operation between China and Australia over terrorism.

A press conference held by One Free World International president Majed El Shaife (L) along with Sheng Xue president of Federation for Democratic China ask PM Justin Trudeau to question Chinese government about human rights and democracy movement on his upcoming trip to China. on Thursday August 25, 2016 in Toronto. Jack Boland/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network

PM urged to use China visit to aid held Canadians

  • Fri, 08/26/2016 - 18:02

A week ahead of Justin Trudeau’s first official visit to China as prime minister, several human rights advocates are pleading with him to address the issue of two Canadians still behind bars in China.

Authorities Force Uyghurs in Xinjiang’s Yarkand County to Perform Tai Chi in Public

  • Thu, 08/25/2016 - 21:04

The event is meant to 'foster the Chinese nation’s valuable traditions and spread patriotic education' among participants.