December 2018

The Uyghur emergency: The causes and consequences of China's mass incarceration of Turkic Muslims

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:12

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).

Has the world abandoned the Uighur Muslims?

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:10

We speak to a Uighur refugee, and debate if data theft, interference and illegal spending tainted the Brexit referendum.

Majlis Podcast: The Repercussions Of Beijing’s Policies In Xinjiang

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:09

China’s campaign against Uyghur nationalism, branded by Beijing as separatism, has abruptly spiked in the last two years and spread beyond just the Uyghurs.

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

Uighur leaders warn China's actions could be 'precursors to genocide'

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:04

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

Re education Camps, Infiltration, Surveillance China Criticized over Persecution of Uyghur Muslims

  • Sat, 12/08/2018 - 00:00

The United Nations and human rights groups have accused China’s government of setting up massive anti-Muslim “re-education” camps in the Chinese occupied East #Turkistan to disappear, jail and brainwash #Uyghur #Muslims.

Germany's top human rights official says barred from Xinjiang

  • Thu, 12/06/2018 - 00:00

Germany's top human rights official said she has been denied entry to China's Xinjiang region, where the UN estimates that up to one million Muslims are being held in detention camps.

‘As If You’ve Spent Your Whole Life In Prison’: Starving And Subdued In Xinjiang Detention Centers

  • Wed, 12/05/2018 - 18:29

When Chinese state authorities prepared to release Gulbahar Jelil, an ethnic Uyghur woman born and raised in Kazakhstan, they told her that she was forbidden to tell anyone about what she had experienced over the one year, three months, and 10 days in which she was detained…

Spying On The Uyghurs: A First-Person Account From A Han Chinese Student

  • Wed, 12/05/2018 - 18:27

Chinese students of Han ethnicity don’t worry about getting sent to re-education camps, they fear their Uyghur language teachers will one day disappear.

Xinjiang Authorities Holding Hundreds From Kyrgyz Village in ‘Political’ Re-education Camps

  • Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00

Around one-fifth of the population is detained for ‘inappropriate phone content’ and ‘misdemeanors.’

Australian Government implored to act on China's alleged mass imprisonment of minority

  • Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00

Uighurs living in Australia have accused Beijing of using surveillance tactics to silence their community and stop them speaking out about what is happening to their families back in China.