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Uyghurs worldwide to demonstrate in Geneva

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 21:45

According to organisers, the protest aims to highlight the human rights situation in China, especially the mass arbitrary detention of an estimated 1 million Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other ethnicities in internment camps by the Chinese authorities in East Turkistan.

A re-education camp, officially known as vocational education and training centre, on the outskirts of Turpan City, Xinjiang.CREDIT:FAIRFAX MEDIA

'Ruined dreams': the people locked up in China's desert 're-education' centres

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 21:44

Most have only seen them from the air, but China correspondent Kirsty Needham took the risk and got down to ground level in Xinjiang to explore China's vast and growing network of detention centres.

The Happy Uighurs of Xinjiang with Nury Turkel and Irade Kashgary

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 21:43

From police stations on every corner to vocational training/concentration camps will over a million people, the Chinese Communist Party has pulled out all the stops to make sure the Uighur ethnic minority of Xinjiang feel safe and loved. We sit down with Uighur activists Nury Turkel and Irade Kashgary to learn more about what life in Xinjiang is like.

The Disappearance of Rahile Dawut

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 21:42

A vanished professor, remembered by students and colleagues – Darren Byler

UN Human Rights Council must demand answers from China over Xinjiang mass internment camps

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 21:40

China’s human rights record to come under scrutiny by UN Human Rights Council

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology assistant professor of China Studies Timothy Grose (L) and Xinjiang University professor Rahile Dawut (R) in an undated photo.   Photo courtesy of Timothy Grose

Academic Freedom Watchdog Demands China Unconditionally Release Prominent Uyghur Scholar

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 17:15

Rahile Dawut went missing in December and is believed held in a political ‘re-education camp.’

Mihrigul Tursun speaks to RFA during an interview in Virginia, Oct. 11, 2018. RFA

Interview: ‘I Did Not Believe I Would Leave Prison in China Alive’

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 17:09

A Uyghur mother details how multiple detentions at the hands of Xinjiang authorities affected her family.

Uyghur Children Kidnapped by the State, Put in Xinjiang’s State-Run ‘Orphanages’

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 17:08

Uyghur children of parents who are detainees in “political re-education” camps or living in exile are being placed into state-run “orphanages” in Xinjiang by local authorities, a traumatized father has told The Epoch Times.

China Rapidly Expands Detention Camps in Xinjiang Despite Criticism

  • Fri, 11/02/2018 - 17:07

Satellite imagery shows footprint of 28 internment centers has increased significantly since 2016, report finds

War on the Uighurs

  • Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:00

An unfolding crisis in Xinjiang – Louisa Lim

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