October 2019

World Uyghur Congress (WUC) President Dolkun Isa speaks during a protest of Beijing's rights record on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 1, 2019. WUC Twitter Feed

Thousands Gather Worldwide to Protest Beijing’s Rights Record as Communist China Turns 70

  • Tue, 10/01/2019 - 21:21

Tibetan, Uyghur demonstrators say ethnic minorities and dissidents have suffered for decades, despite economic growth.

CCP’s Birthday: A View from Xinjiang

  • Tue, 10/01/2019 - 21:06

Xi Jinping celebrated with great fanfare the 70th anniversary of the Communist victory in China. The Uyghurs try to tell the world that all that glitters is not gold.

As China celebrates 70 years, its rhetoric on ‘dignity and rights’ drifts even further from reality

  • Tue, 10/01/2019 - 21:05

The People’s Republic of China is celebrating 70 years since its founding this week amid triumphant cries of its development miracle, unity, dignity and even rights. While it’s important to recognise the achievements of any country, the rhetoric is disingenuous and deeply offensive to millions living within China’s borders who have seen nothing of the sort their entire lives.

What Xi Jinping Hasn’t Learned From China’s Emperors

  • Tue, 10/01/2019 - 21:04

Tolerance of diversity, not repression, is the surest way to govern a vast territory with many peoples.

Ablimit Tursun in Belgium, in an undated photo. Credit: Ablimit Tursun

Uighur in Belgium fears for family after asylum snag

  • Tue, 10/01/2019 - 21:03

An Uighur refugee living in Belgium complained Tuesday that Chinese authorities had cracked down on his family after they applied for the right to join him.