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Elnigar Iltebir speaking at a conference on Sep 26, 2011

As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:10

Trump’s new China hand could be a sticking point in talks with Beijing.

Abdurahman Memet, a Uighur man believed to have been detained for leaking letters from inside Xinjiang’s ‘re-education’ camps. Photograph: Supplied

Uighur man held after leaking letters from Xinjiang camp inmates, says family

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:09

Abdurahman Memet believed notes from his parents and brother were proof they had been imprisoned in Chinese ‘re-education’ centres

Leila Adilzhan advocating for her husband’s release

“Please Save My Husband”: Serikzhan Bilash’s Life is in Danger

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:07

Wife of imprisoned Kazakh anti-CCP activist asks the international community to save her husband, claiming he may be secretly deported to China and “disappear” there.

Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018. Photo: RFA

Why Muslim countries are turning their back on China's repressed Uighurs

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:05

In a joint statement, 22 mostly Western countries recently condemned China's mass detention of members from the Uighur ethnic Muslim minority based in its Xinjiang region.

Aihemaiti Xinaimixiding denies Turkish claims that he had financed a terrorist organisation (Supplied)

Family of Uighur businessman fear he will be deported from Turkey to China

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:04

Aihemaiti Xinaimixiding's wife tells MEE she worries that her husband will be sent to a 're-education' camp if taken back to China

Have Muslim countries abandoned China's Uighurs?

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:03

More nations are speaking out against China's brutal crackdown of its Uighur population. But some surprising voices are piping up in support of the country's policies.

Two farmers at the bazaar; Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.  July 11, 2016.Photo: Urbain J. Kinet

China must stop human rights abuse against ethnic minorities immediately

  • Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:01

Denying freedom of religion for ethnic minorities, the Chinese government is suppressing their individual cultures. Such actions by the Chinese government can only be considered infringements of human rights.

How China's orchestrated tours of Xinjiang echo the 'Potemkin villages' of authoritarian regimes

  • Mon, 08/05/2019 - 19:40

Slick Chinese videos seek to counter the United Nations' finding that at least 1 million Uyghurs — a Turkic-speaking Muslim minority — are detained in internment camps in China's western region of Xinjiang.

Persecution of Uighurs must be opposed

  • Mon, 08/05/2019 - 19:39

Members of the minority group in western China are being imprisoned in political re-education camps and this bill will help stop it.

China denies entry to German Greens party

  • Mon, 08/05/2019 - 19:38

Germany's Green party says China has rejected a Bundestag delegation because one of its members is a vocal supporter of the Muslim Uighur minority. Another committee's plans to travel to China are also in doubt.

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