Category Archives: human dignity

Uyghur News (Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019)

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[*] UN members issue dueling statements over China’s treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/29/asia/china-xinjiang-united-nations-intl-hnk/

[*] At Least 150 Detainees Have Died in One Xinjiang Internment Camp: Police Officer
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/deaths-10292019181322.html

[*] China’s UN envoy says US criticism of China re Xinjiang is not helpful for trade talks
https://www.forexlive.com/news/!/chinas-un-envoy-says-us-criticism-of-china-re-xinjiang-is-not-helpful-for-trade-talks-20191029

[*] China warns U.S. that criticism over Uighurs not ‘helpful’ for trade talks
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-un/china-warns-u-s-that-criticism-over-uighurs-not-helpful-for-trade-talks-idUSKBN1X82II?il=0

[*] China warns US: criticism of Uighur detentions is not ‘helpful’ for trade talks
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/30/china-warns-us-criticism-of-uighur-detentions-is-not-helpful-for-trade-talks

[*] U.S.-Led Nations Criticize China at UN for Treatment of Uighurs
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-29/u-s-led-nations-criticize-china-at-un-for-treatment-of-uighurs

Uyghur News (Monday, Oct. 28, 2019)

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[*] Uighur musician listed for China show year after disappearance
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/uighur-musician-listed-for-china-show-year-after-disappearance-12041188

[*] China represses human rights
https://www.toledoblade.com/opinion/editorials/2019/10/29/china-represses-human-rights-muslim-uighur-people-xinjiang/stories/20190923161

[*] Police Officer Beat Uyghur Internment Camp Detainee to Death in Drunken Rage
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/beating-10282019164142.html

[*]@muslim: Uyghur Crisis, influence, social media activism
https://www.dailytargum.com/article/2019/10/muslim-instagram-account-story

[*] European Parliament: Rights Award Boosts Pressure on China
https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/10/28/european-parliament-rights-award-boosts-pressure-china#

[*] Muslims have been ostriches over eroding Uighur culture
https://www.asianage.com/opinion/columnists/291019/muslims-have-been-ostriches-over-eroding-uighur-culture.html

Uyghur News (Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019)

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[*] It’s time to boycott any company doing business in Xinjiang
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/27/its-time-to-boycott-any-company-doing-business-in-xinjiang

[*] The Importance of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019
https://www.borgenmagazine.com/the-importance-of-the-uyghur-human-rights-policy-act-of-2019/

[*] EFSAS Commentary: Boisterous outcry over the Rohingyas and deafening silence on Uyghurs, exhibits the brutal price of China’s Belt and Road Initiative
http://www.pakistanchristianpost.com/opinion-details/3468

[*] Ilham Tohti, jailed Uighur activist, wins EU?s Sakharov Prize
https://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/ilham-tohti-jailed-uighur-activist-wins-eus-sakharov-prize-1571999009-1

[*] Beware the chilling consequences of facial recognition technology on society
https://www.cityam.com/beware-the-chilling-consequences-of-facial-recognition-technology-on-society/

Uyghur News (Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019)

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[*] It’s time to boycott any company doing business in Xinjiang
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/27/its-time-to-boycott-any-company-doing-business-in-xinjiang

[*] For Uighur Muslims in China, Life Keeps Getting Harder
https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/26/uighur-concentration-camps-surveillance-spies-china-control/

[*] From camps to prisons: Xinjiang’s next great human rights catastrophe
https://globalvoices.org/2019/10/27/from-camps-to-prisons-xinjiangs-next-great-human-rights-catastrophe/

[*]He was a Communist Party member and model Uyghur. It didn’t save him from Beijing
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/26/opinions/tashpolat-tiyip-xinjiang-uyghur-opinion-intl-hnk/index.html

[*] Why you should worry if you have a Chinese smartphone
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/oct/26/china-technology-social-management-internet-social-credit-system

Uyghur News (Friday, Oct. 25, 2019)

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[*] Tell the World: The Silent Plight of China’s Uighurs
https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2019/10/world-silent-plight-china-uighurs-191019133210421.html

[*] “People will rise up”: Uyghur exile foresees end of China’s ruthless rule
https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/people-will-rise-up-uyghur-exile-foresees-end-of-chinas-ruthless-rule/

[*] How TikTok opened a window into China’s police state
https://www.rappler.com/technology/features/243379-how-tiktok-opened-window-into-china-police-state-coda-story

[*] Uyghur Man Taken Into Custody in Egypt, May be Sent Back to China, Friends Fear
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/custody-10252019155301.html

[*] Beijing claims all Chinese people ‘are enjoying unprecedented human rights and freedoms’ despite being accused of detaining at least one million Muslims in re-education centres
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7613597/China-says-Muslims-enjoying-unprecedented-human-rights-freedoms.html

[*] Chinese Official Lashes Out at Pence’s Speech on US-China Relations
https://www.theepochtimes.com/chinese-official-lashes-out-at-pences-speech-on-us-china-relations_3127924.html

[*] Knowledge of China’s gulag owes much to American-backed radio
https://www.economist.com/leaders/2019/10/24/knowledge-of-chinas-gulag-owes-much-to-american-backed-radio

[*] China threat: Xi is creating a perfectly formed new-age totalitarian state warns expert
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1195816/China-news-Xi-Jinping-news-communist-party-surveillance-xinjiang-world-war-3

Uyghur News (Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019)

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[*] Communist loyalty no shield for Uighurs from Chinese detention
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/communist-loyalty-shield-uighurs-chinese-detention-190930083432183.html

[*] Sakharov Prize: Jailed Uighur academic Ilham Tohti wins award
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-50166713

[*] EU awards jailed Uighur activist the Sakharov rights prize, angering China
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/10/25/asia-pacific/eu-awards-uighur-sakharov-prize-china/#.XbOWRy2ZMWo

[*] Uyghurs Tortured and Raped in China’s ‘Re-Education’ Camps, Former Detainee Reveals
https://www.theepochtimes.com/uyghurs-tortured-and-raped-in-chinas-re-education-camps-former-detainee-reveals_3126427.html

[*] US blacklists Chinese agencies and tech giants involved in the persecution of Uyghur Muslims
http://muslimnews.co.uk/newspaper/top-stories/36619-2/

[*] Uighur details incarceration, torture
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2019/10/25/2003724599

Uyghur News (Tuesday – Wednesday, Oct. 22-23, 2019)

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[*] To suppress news of Xinjiang’s gulag, China threatens Uighurs abroad
https://www.economist.com/china/2019/10/23/to-suppress-news-of-xinjiangs-gulag-china-threatens-uighurs-abroad

[*] Prisoners in China’s Xinjiang concentration camps subjected to gang rape and medical experiments, former detainee says
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-xinjiang-uighur-muslim-detention-camps-xi-jinping-persecution-a9165896.html

[*] Beijing Threatens Uyghurs In Diaspora As Part Of Xinjiang Crackdown
https://theowp.org/beijing-threatens-uyghurs-in-diaspora-as-part-of-xinjiang-crackdown/

[*] Swiss raise Hong Kong, Tibet and Xinjiang during Chinese envoy’s visit
https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/wang-yi–_swiss-raise-hong-kong–tibet-and-xinjiang-during-chinese-envoy-s-visit/45316370

[*] Why Human Rights In China Is Critical To U.S. Business
https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelposner/2019/10/22/why-human-rights-in-china-is-critical-to-u-s-business/#5fd32b765d49

[*] Muslim woman who escaped from a Chinese concentration camp describes gang-rapes, torture, forced medical experiments
https://boingboing.net/2019/10/22/sayragul-sauytbay.html

[*] Indonesia’s Muslim Groups Not Ready to Speak Out on Uyghurs
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/indonesia-uyghurs-10222019162324.html

[*] Visiting lecturer details mass internment of ethnic Uyghurs in
http://www.browndailyherald.com/2019/10/23/visiting-lecturer-details-mass-internment-ethnic-uyghurs-china/

[*] How Reddit Users Caught ‘League of Legends’ Censoring Words Like ‘Uyghur,’ ‘Genocide,’ and ‘Tiananmen’
https://www.vice.com/en_in/article/zmj8p3/how-reddit-users-caught-league-legends-censor-words-uyghur-genocide-tiananmen

[*] Nearly Half of Residents of Uyghur-Majority Village in Xinjiang Held in Internment Camps
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/half-10232019144954.html

[*] Rape, medical experiments, and forced abortions: One woman describes horrors of Xinjiang concentration camps
https://www.businessinsider.com/muslim-woman-describes-horrors-of-chinese-concentration-camp-2019-10

[*] Fears Australian toddler caught up in Beijing’s ‘hostage diplomacy’
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-24/china-hostage-diplomacy-affecting-australian-toddler/11631794

[*] Liberal MP and outspoken China critic vows Uighur ‘loved ones’ will not be forgotten
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/liberal-mp-and-outspoken-china-critic-vows-uighur-loved-ones-will-not-be-forgotten

[*] Australian-Uyghur child caught up in China’s ‘hostage diplomacy’
https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/australian-uygher-child-caught-up-in-chinas-hostage-diplomacy/11634068

[*] Reddit Discovers ‘League of Legends’ Chinese Owner Censors Words China Doesn’t Like
https://nextshark.com/league-of-legends-censor-uyghur/

[*] Riot Games’ Ban On Chinese Ethnic Minority Name Deemed Unintentional
https://www.player.one/riot-games-ban-chinese-ethnic-minority-name-deemed-unintentional-130864

[*] Brownback warns world: Stop teaching hatred of religious minorities
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/brownback-warns-world-stop-teaching-hatred-of-religious-minorities

[*] China has developed advanced surveillance tools to track Uighurs
https://reclaimthenet.org/china-has-developed-advanced-surveillance-tools-to-track-uighurs/

Uyghur News (Monday, Oct. 21, 2019)

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[*] Clothing made by Chinese forced labor is likely being sold in the US
https://qz.com/1732084/forced-uyghur-labor-in-chinas-xinjiang-could-be-making-us-sold-clothing/

[*] China’s Surveillance State Has Tens of Millions of New Targets
https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/21/china-xinjiang-surveillance-state-police-targets/

[*] Rape, medical experiments, and forced abortions: One woman describes horrors of Xinjiang concentration camps
https://www.businessinsider.com/muslim-woman-describes-horrors-of-chinese-concentration-camp-2019-10

[*] China’s attacks on Uighur women are crimes against humanity
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/10/21/chinas-attacks-uighur-women-are-crimes-against-humanity/

[*] Police Chief Detained in Xinjiang After Expressing Concerns Over Mass Detention of Fellow Uyghurs
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/detained-10212019174917.html

[*]Slave labor camps are supplying American fashion brands
https://www.fastcompany.com/90419431/slave-labor-camps-are-supplying-american-fashion-brands

Uyghur News (Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019)

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[*] The Guardian view on Xinjiang, China: forced labour and fashion shows
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/oct/20/the-guardian-view-on-xinjiang-china-forced-labour-and-fashion-shows

[*] LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CENSORS “UYGHUR”, RIOT SAYS THEY’RE INVESTIGATING
https://www.oneangrygamer.net/2019/10/league-of-legends-censors-uyghur-riot-says-theyre-investigating/95555/

[*] Ambassador, defending new rules, says China has obstructed U.S. diplomats’ work for decades
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/ambassador-defending-new-rules-says-china-has-obstructed-us-diplomats-work-for-decades/2019/10/21/9ae51e96-f3b9-11e9-b2d2-1f37c9d82dbb_story.html

Uyghur News (Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019)

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[*] China subsidising Xinjiang companies’ use of forced labour, US lawmakers told
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3033471/china-subsidising-xinjiang-companies-use-forced-labour-us

[*] Satellite images show China has bulldozed Uygur burial sites in Xinjiang
https://www.scmp.com/video/china/3033426/satellite-images-show-china-has-bulldozed-uygur-burial-sites-xinjiang

[*] A Million People Are Jailed at China’s Gulags. I Managed to Escape. Here’s What Really Goes on Inside
https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/.premium.MAGAZINE-a-million-people-are-jailed-at-china-s-gulags-i-escaped-here-s-what-goes-on-inside-1.7994216

[*] China Silences Critics of Draconian Tactics in Hong Kong and Xinjiang
https://www.thecipherbrief.com/column_article/china-silences-critics-of-draconian-tactics-in-hong-kong-and-xinjiang

[*] East Turkestan: China Uses Intimidation Tactics to Silence European Uyghur Citizens
https://unpo.org/article/21692

[*] US Religious Freedom Envoy Urges Muslim World to Speak up For Incarcerated Uyghurs
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/brownback-muslim-10172019181348.html

[*] World needs to shout about scholars silenced by the state – Dr Alice Konig
https://www.scotsman.com/education/world-needs-to-shout-about-scholars-silenced-by-the-state-dr-alice-konig-1-5026260