Category Archives: human dignity

Conference held on Hada and Southern Mongolian national liberation movement

On February 1, 2020, the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC) held an international conference entitled “Hada and Southern Mongolian National Liberation Movement” in the United States in honor of Mr. Hada’s political ideology, moral courage and life-long pursuit of national self-determination. Regarded as a national hero by the Southern Mongolians, Mr. Hada is still under house arrest after serving a 15-year imprisonment followed by an additional 4-year extrajudicial detention for demanding the right to self-determination for Southern Mongolia and refusing to cooperate with the Chinese authorities.

The SMHRIC 2020 Human Rights Champion Award was bestowed to Mr. Hada for his extraordinary contribution to the pursuit of Southern Mongolian human rights and self-determination. On behalf of Mr. Hada, Mr. Dolgion Hatgin, President of the Inner Mongolia People’s Party (IMPP) and a former member of the Southern Mongolian Democratic Alliance, accepted the award presented by the SMHRIC President Mr. Enghebatu Togochog.

Attended by Southern Mongolian freedom fighters, activists and supporters from Mongolia, Japan, Sweden, researchers and human rights observers from Amnesty International and Freedom’s Herald, representatives from Tibet and East Turkistan, as well as community leaders of Buryat, Kalmyk and Hazara, the conference consisted of four panel discussions following the opening remarks by Enghebatu Togochog and the keynote speech by Dr. Sanj Altan.

Opening Remarks by Enghebatu Togochog

Keynote Speech by Sanj Altan

more

Uyghur News ( Friday, Feb. 7, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

Coronavirus: China’s Xinjiang camps are a neglected high-risk area and should be closed
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2020/02/08/coronavirus-chinas-xinjiang-camps-neglected-high-risk-area-closed/

New Policy to Improve People’s Livelihood in Hotan Region of Xinjiang Attracts Manufacturing Industry to Settle Down
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/policy-improve-peoples-livelihood-hotan-140000349.html

Huawei’s Human Rights Record Has Been Shamefully Ignored
https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/huaweis-human-rights-record-has-been-shamefully-ignored/

WHY ARBITRARY, SECRETIVE DETENTION OF OVER A MILLION CHINESE MUSLIMS IS LIKELY TO WORSEN CORONAVIRUS SCARE
https://www.newsweek.com/xinjiang-wuhan-uyghur-coronavirus-detention-camps-1486278

China’s Concentration Camp Capital Quarantines at Least 99 over Coronavirus
https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2020/02/07/chinas-concentration-camp-capital-quarantines-least-99-coronavirus/

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Speaks Out For Tibetan Buddhists, Incarcerated Uyghurs
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pelosi-02072020145037.html

Chinese company with NT farm involved in Xinjiang ‘political indoctrination’ program
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-08/xinjiang-nt-farm-owner-involved-in-controversial-chinese-program/11916692

Uyghur News ( Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

‘Admit Your Mistakes, Repent’: China Shifts Campaign to Control Xinjiang’s Muslims
https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-shifts-to-new-phase-in-campaign-to-control-xinjiangs-muslims-11580985000

US Looks to Central Asia to Stand Up to China on Xinjiang
https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/us-looks-to-central-asia-to-stand-up-to-china-on-xinjiang/

At Least 99 Wuhan Residents in Quarantine in Xinjiang’s Atush City Amid Coronavirus Scare
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/quarantine-02062020170637.html

Coronavirus could be used to cover up Muslim ‘concentration camp’ deaths, families fear
https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/06/coronavirus-used-cover-muslim-concentration-camp-deaths-families-fear-12185333/

The Ghulja Massacre: remembering China’s brutal crackdown on a peaceful Xinjiang protest
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2020/02/07/ghulja-massacre-remembering-chinas-brutal-crackdown-peaceful-xinjiang-protest/

US asks countries to speak out against Chinese mistreatment of Muslims
https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/international/865173-us-asks-countries-to-speak-out-against-chinese-mistreatment-of-muslims

Advocacy Group: China Poses Dire Threat to International Human Rights System
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/advocacy-group-china-poses-dire-threat-international-human-rights-system

Will China sit again at the heart of its own cosmos?
https://www.economist.com/special-report/2020/02/06/will-china-sit-again-at-the-heart-of-its-own-cosmos

Uyghur News ( Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

Uyghurs and the China Coronavirus
https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/uyghurs-and-the-china-coronavirus/

Why America Must Counter China’s Disinformation Campaign on Their Treatment of Uighurs
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/why-america-must-counter-china’s-disinformation-campaign-their-treatment-uighurs-120516

The Disappearance Of Perhat Tursun, One Of The Uyghur World’s Greatest Authors
https://supchina.com/2020/02/05/disappearance-of-perhat-tursun-uyghur-worlds-greatest-author/

Inspect Uighur Internment Camps Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
https://nationalinterest.org/feature/inspect-uighur-internment-camps-amid-coronavirus-outbreak-120531

Uyghur News ( Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

China accuses Pompeo of ‘slander’ over Xinjiang comments
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/china-accuses-pompeo-slander-xinjiang-comments-uzbekistan-12390224

Atush Roads Fenced Off, Residents Confined to Homes, as Xinjiang Stares Down Virus Advance
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/atush-02042020161321.html

State of the Union: These notable guests have been invited by lawmakers
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state-of-the-union-these-notable-guests-have-been-invited-by-lawmakers

No edge for India in US-China deal
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/no-edge-for-india-in-us-china-deal

Families of Kazakhs in Xinjiang’s Camps Say Pompeo Promised To Help
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/pompeo-02042020100611.html

Florida Senators Invite Hong Kong, Uyghur Activists to State of the Union
https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2020/02/04/florida-senators-invite-hong-kong-uyghur-activists-to-state-of-the-union/

To Our Fellow Humans, the Chinese People

Torchlight Uyghur Group
mesheluyghur@gmail.com

(February 5, 2020)

Shouting against injustices was originally thought to be a trait that belongs only to human beings, but recent studies of the animal world have concluded that animals also have natural instincts to protect the weak. You can find some interesting videos on YouTube, such as rhinos saving fawns from crocodiles, or baboons saving antelopes from cheetah’s mouths. Although rhinos and baboons are very different animals than fawns and antelopes, they stood up for the vulnerable, and shouted against the strong and protected the weak. In the 21st century, as we humans are witnessing in awe the love between different animals, we can’t help but question and challenge the so-called Jungle Rule.

Regrettably, in this 21st century, while even the animals have become known with their compassion, 1.4 billion Chinese people collectively lost their voice on the Chinese government’s genocidal policy against Uyghurs. What is the reason for their silence? Do they think that Uyghurs committed crimes so heinous that they are not worthy of sympathy and voice of support?

The reason for their silence is not because the Uyghurs are guilty. We believe that the complete indifference of the Chinese people against the suffering of the Uyghurs can be attributed to the following three major factors:

The first factor: Traditional Chinese political culture

The traditional Chinese education teaches the Chinese people that “the country is home, the officials are parents, the people are grass, and to be filial is the moral standard of life”. Let’s take a closer look at the written character for filial in Chinese – 孝. The top half of the character is from the top half of the word “old” (老) in Chinese, and the bottom half is from the word “child” (子). The word “Old” in Chinese not only means parents or older people, in ancient Chinese it also was an honorary name for senior officials, such as advisors, prime ministers, etc. The main thread of traditional Chinese culture is the Confucian culture. Filial piety is the core value of the Confucian culture. In this culture, people, families, and countries are integrated into a single concept. Confucian education teaches the Chinese people that they should be family-centered, and they should respect the old as children of filial piety. In Chinese, the word “country (国家)” is represented by two written characters, “country (国)” and “home (家)”. Since the Chinese word for “official” has the same meaning as the “parents” and the “country” is equal to “home”, the scope of filial piety in the Chinese people’s mindset covers filial piety to officials and as well as the government. To the average Chinese people, the government and the officials must not be offended, no matter if they’re good or bad, clean or corrupt, or else they will not be filial. It can thus be concluded that the Confucian culture is a traditional political culture in China.

For this reason, in China, as long as the government allows people to live, no matter what bad things the government and officials do, the people will not resist. In the Chinese history, all the uprisings against the various dynasties happened basically when the people could no longer live, and in order to survive they had to rise up to resist the government’s inaction. As long as they are alive, the Chinese people regard the spirit of “willing to be cattle and horses (做牛做马)”as a filial piety. The Chinese people have never lived for personal dignity and rights. The dignitaries and cynics of the past worked hand in glove with each other and used the “right to survive” to force the Chinese people to act as “cattle and horses” for them, making it the best policy for keeping the political power. The Chinese government now claims that “‘The right to survive’ is the highest form of human rights for the Chinese people”. This declaration does not come from the communist party’s culture, but from the history and the culture of the Chinese themselves. When the survival in the 21st century is the most basic right in the human and animal worlds, it has still been advertised as the highest and only form of human rights in China.

The conclusion is that when the “right to survive” becomes the only human right, humans will deprive all other living beings of their living spaces. This is why life in China has no metaphysical meaning. For the last bastion of the “right to survive”, everyone becomes selfish and ignores the lives of others. The Chinese eat everything they see, torment the soul, and even consume vulnerable groups, such as children when hungry. These phenomena are the result of the Chinese people’s unlimited extension of their “right to survive”. When the “right to survive” becomes the highest right to be a person, there is no room left in China to accommodate other higher levels of rights. Therefore, when the Chinese children are repeatedly crushed by the passing vehicles on the roads, as long as this incident does not affect other passersby’s right to survival, they will walk away in complete disregard for this fragile life that is being crushed in front of them. In China, as soon someone’s “right to survive” is challenged, the lives of others can be ignored. Therefore, the prices of healthy human organs are clearly marked in China. As long as you have the money, you can have a surgery at any hospital for a healthy organ. And this organ comes from a living person, who is either an Uyghur, a Tibetan, or a Falun Gong practitioner, who just happened to ask for a little religious freedom in addition to the “right to survive”. In China, Uyghurs and Tibetans are cattle and sheep that have been circled to be slaughtered, while the Chinese are slaves outside the circle. The people who are outside eat the people inside the circle, in order to obtain their “right to survive”. For this reason, the Chinese people are indifferent to the incident in which Uyghurs were put into concentration camps by the Chinese government.

The second factor: Propaganda to spread ignorance

When human rights are reduced to be the most basic right to survival, ignorance education and propaganda become more important to the Chinese government. “To refer to deer as a horse (指鹿为马)” is a classic Chinese allusion. It’s about trying to force someone to call white black. The Chinese people understands the ignorance education of the Chinese government that is happening in this information age. It’s just that the “right to survive” is holding everyone from their necks. The Chinese government said at the beginning that the Uyghurs are all extremists, and then to prove it, several so-called, pre-planned “terrorist incidents” were repeatedly broadcasted 24 hours a day in all the media owned by the government. Therefore, the reason provided by the Chinese government about why millions of Uyghurs were put in the concentration camps was ‘naturally’ rationalized by the Chinese people.

We believe it is the human nature to live for freedom and to have conscience. Just like those students during the Tiananmen Square incident (on June 4th, 1989, thousands of innocent students were killed by the Chinese government) who tried to bring freedom to the Chinese people by sacrificing their lives, there are some people in China who dare to say “no” to the Chinese dictatorship. “Killing chickens to scare the monkeys (杀鸡骇猴)” is a magic weapon the dictatorship has always been using. Jailing public figures who voiced support for Uyghurs; blocking the positive communication channels to understand the situations of the Uyghurs; investing huge sums of money to publish millions of online propaganda pieces to demonize Uyghurs. All these tactics have paid off, and even some overseas Chinese have joined in defense of the Chinese government’s policies and the crusade against the Uyghurs. The remaining so-called overseas civil rights activists and groups did not want to be cast aside by the angry Chinese, so they followed the “mainstream” and lost their voices.

A Couple years ago in a training program, a lady, who was from mainland China and in the same discussion group with one male member of the Torchlight Uyghur Group, was interested in the picture of a little girl on his laptop and asked him who she was. He told her that she is his daughter. After learning that he also had a son, she asked him if he only posted pictures of his daughter because he preferred his daughter. He told her that protecting one’s daughter is a father’s duty in our traditional culture. Therefore, we generally do not marry our daughters far away from home, in order to keep an eye on whether the daughter is being treated kindly by the husband’s family. This lady became more curious and asked which country he was from, and when he told her that he was Uyghur, her expression became very weird. After a period of silence, she told him that she really did not know that the Uyghurs have such a good tradition, but their Chinese tradition is to prioritize boys over girls, so now more than 30 million single men have become a social problem in China. We could understand her ignorance. Because the Chinese government has always used propaganda to label the Uyghurs as “barbaric” and “backward”, and more recently it has put the “terrorist” hat on the Uyghurs to demonize this nation.

The third factor: Chinese people always live in rigid social circles

When Lu Xun summed up the Chinese culture, he said that “of the five thousand years of Chinese culture, four thousand years is a history of human cannibalism”. In China “human cannibalism” is the focus word of some left-wing scholars when they reflect on the traditional Chinese culture. The “cannibalism” phenomenon summarized by Lu Xun in “The Madman’s Diary” is a true summary of the concept of “right to survive” for the Chinese people. China is rich in soil and water, has sufficient human resources, and the Chinese are arguably the hardest working people in the world. But why have the Chinese people been struggling to survive since ancient times? Large-scale cannibalism in Chinese history has been documented. For example, the four famous Chinese books contain descriptions of cannibalism. Since ancient times the Chinese people have always been struggling on the verge of hunger due to the mismanagement of political power by Chinese regimes. The Chinese people are hardworking but do not know how to protect their rights and interests. The policy implemented by the successive governments has always been to exploit the masses by providing just enough food for sustenance and treat them like cattle and horses. The spiritual life of the Chinese had been extremely deficient. Reading was meant for someone who wants to become an official. Because accumulation of resources beyond what was needed to survive was also meant for seeking an official position.

In fact, as in other countries in the world, the Chinese have had metaphysical development opportunities in history. Lao Tzu, who had a fundamental impact on the development of Chinese culture, wrote down the “Tao Te Ching”, leaving the first (and also the last) philosophical work for the Chinese. The “Tao” advocated by Lao Tzu actually provided the Chinese with an opportunity to leapfrog in metaphysics. But before the Chinese looked up to the sky and thought about phenomena other than matter, Confucius persuaded the princes to provide the people in power with the theory of enslaving the Chinese people with the concept of the “right to survive”. Lamenting that “demanding donations stronger than tigers”, Confucius took the lead in making the Chinese intellectuals of all ages to choose to be cynics and the devotees of the dictatorship. From then on, personal thinking and the growth of the will were stifled in the Chinese cultural circles, and the Chinese people only had to struggle for the “right to survive” and not be allowed to live like a normal person in a democratic society. This is the political model in Chinese society that has continued to this day where the government replaced people’s political power with the “right to survive” — in other words, the masses have no political power.

This political model has continued in China for thousands of years. For generations, the Chinese who have been “cattle and horses” have no faith in a religion, no proud life. But what the masses are proud of is Kong Yiji-style thinking, — wearing a long gown, standing and drinking wine. What is Kong Yiji-style thinking? It is that every Chinese looks down on ordinary people like himself/herself, but him(her)self has no nobler spirits. The Chinese people are now fully fed, but they are extremely empty spiritually. Chinese people who are starting to be spiritually hungry are the last thing the Chinese government wants to see. If other resources are not given in time to fill the Chinese people’s spiritual emptiness, the Chinese will eventually yearn for a higher level of human rights than the “right to survive”. Therefore, the Chinese government is vigorously promoting nationalism, and reclaiming islands for the Chinese Communist Party, and displaying great pride like that in Chang’e’s ascent to the moon; the United States, which promotes human rights, is the imperialist; and the Africans who invest in China are the poor ghosts; The Tibetans who maintain their unique culture are feudalists; while the Uyghurs who resist autocracy are the terrorists. Under the propaganda of the party media, one can see how easy it is for the spiritually empty Chinese people to become the new era Kong Yijis. The 1.4 billion Kong Yijis regarded the Chinese government as the leader of the “horses”, and they were able to revel in the pride of the citizens of the great power. The different voices from the Uyghurs, of course, must stir up the intoxication of the Chinese after they finally began to enjoy the survival, and of course they support the Chinese government’s policy of detaining Uyghurs.

Another purpose of training Kong Yiji is to be the spokesperson for Kong Yijis. Kong Yiji is a man with a very strong self-esteem, but his self-esteem does not represent his independent personality, instead it represents the national character, the affairs of the world, and also the reckless and impoverished and dejected personality of the scholar. This personality can only exist and be recognized in a fixed circle. This is a collective personality. Since the Chinese people’s personality is collective, this collective personality also needs a representative. The feelings of 1.4 billion Kong Yijis are not a small force. Only a powerful regime is eligible for representing them. So, the Chinese government became the spokesperson for expressing the collective feelings of 1.4 billion Chinese people. Thus, when negative reports of the Chinese government actions are surfaced, they will ‘extremely hurt the feelings of the Chinese people and make them extremely angry’.

After this collective personality has been represented by the government for a long time, the Chinese people have become accustomed to living in a circle. Not only Chinese people living in China, but also Chinese people living in developed countries belong to this circle spiritually and personally and live their lives accordingly. A Norwegian friend of a member of the Torchlight Uyghur Group told him that once he met a Chinese from mainland China who had been a university professor in Norway for 15 years. When the friend told the professor about the current situations of the Uyghurs in Chinese concentration camps, he was surprised and said that he had never heard of it. During the conversation, the friend learned from him that Chinese people who work and live like this professor are everywhere in Europe. These Chinese, even in Europe, when going out to take a taxi, shopping, or booking a hotel, they only use WeChat, accompanied by Alipay and Ant Gold. The geographical environment is Europe, but the language and lifestyle are exactly the same as those in China. Even communication and requesting information rely on WeChat. Even if you are a foreigner, all WeChat information is first filtered in China’s domestic storage. Everyone knows that sensitive information cannot be read or transmitted. Even if the Chinese live in a country ruled by law, because they live in circles, they have chosen the Chinese government’s surveillance. The Chinese government has continuously expanded the circle of surveillance. Social circles such as Facebook and LinkedIn have also been infiltrated by the Chinese government, trying to monitor people around the world.

We don’t think the Chinese people are realizing this, the fact that innocent Uyghurs were put into concentration camps is just a miniature test field, and the real object of the government is the Chinese people themselves. The Chinese Communist Party is not afraid of the heavens or the earth, but only afraid of the awakened Chinese people. Because the real power to overthrow the rule of the Chinese Communist Party is the Chinese people themselves. The Chinese government realizes that information cannot be controlled, and more and more middle-class citizens are no longer satisfied with the only right to survival. Chinese people’s desire for legal rights is also expanding as the middle class continues to grow. When deception and intimidation cannot stop the Chinese from demanding more power, the government can only rely on tyranny. Like the regimes of previous generations, the Chinese Communist Party government has always wanted Chinese people who are willing to be the “cattle and horses”. In the past, the Chinese people were willing to become “cattle and horses” even if they were outside the circle, but now they are awakening. In order for the citizenry to continue to be “cattle and horses”, the government does not hesitate to circle them with guns. The Hong Kong people who first noticed it are now standing up. Hong Kong people have realized the seriousness of the situation. In the era of British Hong Kong, the people of Hong Kong have been inoculated with and acknowledged the value of citizenship rights, such as general elections besides the right to survival. They now recognize that speaking for Uyghurs in concentration camps is equivalent to speaking for themselves. And because most Chinese people on the mainland still recognize the traditional “right to survive”, they do not understand the protests of Hong Kong people, and they still defend and help the dictatorship of the Chinese government.

Exploring the historical and cultural reasons for why the Chinese people remain silent is not to vilify their inaction, but to provide a forum in which to demonstrate the Chinese people’s understanding of themselves. We are witnessing that the journey required for the transformation of human society has been shortened from the century to a year or a day. Science and technology have shortened the distance between human beings, and even more between different people and different societies. The consensus of humankind has long broken the solidarity within a small group of people (ethnicity) and elevated the consensus to the common values of human beings. The common values of mankind are also constantly spreading worldwide. The consensus on people in the purely biological sense has been elevated to a conscious understanding after tens of thousands of years of violent social changes. The way to achieve peace through war and killing is especially questioned after humanity has experienced two world-wide wars. Human beings realize that dictatorship and centralized power are the objective factors responsible for the insecurity of human societies. The only thing that centralized power brings to humanity is war. As a result of the war, no matter who wins or loses, the war still destroys the homes of ordinary people, and destroys the homes of future generations of mankind. Whether we are Eastern or Western, whether Uyghur or Chinese, we humans live on the same planet. As the largest ethnic group on the planet, the Chinese people should be more aware of the impact of their actions on the entire humankind.

If every Chinese person is serious about the future of his/her children and grandchildren, he/she must understand that the fate of future generations of humankind is closely related regardless of ethnic groups and cultural backgrounds. “Everyone for themselves (各人自扫门前雪)” should not be used in the education of future generations. Centralized power and tyranny have never cared about their children and grandchildren, how can they care about the ordinary people? Issues such as climate change, desertification of the soil, and water pollution are already warning humankind that future generations are facing more fundamental problems of co-existence. The earth is our only home.

Chinese people, this article is for you, our fellow humans. As human beings, no matter Chinese, Uyghurs, whites, or blacks, we are all compatriots in the human family. Love and wisdom are the magic weapon to save humankind, and we will not lose these magic weapons if we join hands together in the future. Standing in the human family, your tradition can still serve the present and the future. For example, as in the ancient poem ‘I was born with the same roots, why are you too anxious’ can be extended from the traditional family consciousness to the entire human society. Science tells us that human beings are of the same origin and live on this planet called Earth. Because of human inaction, this planet is facing death. And there is no star in the cosmic space known to mankind that is suitable for human habitation. In the future, even if we discover the second earth, we will not have enough time and technology to complete the migration. Instead of wasting our energy and wisdom to serve the dictatorship and tyranny and ultimately destroying ourselves with war, why don’t we use our wisdom to protect this beautiful planet and leave our descendants this perfect home?

Chinese people, it is time to say No to dictatorship; it is time to stand up and speak up for Uyghur people; and it is time to take responsibility for our future generations.

This was written by some Uyghurs to their fellow humans, the Chinese people.

More links about Torchlight Uyghur Group:
https://www.facebook.com/torchuyghur/
https://twitter.com/torch_uyghur
http://blog.freedomsherald.org
http://freedomsherald.org/ET/unb/
https://www.change.org/search?q=Torchlight%20Uyghur%20Group

Uyghur News ( Monday, Feb. 3, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

Information Concerning Coronavirus Spread in Xinjiang is ‘State Secret’: Official
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/secret-02032020163623.html

Trump and Congress should partner on China’s human rights — and on Taiwan
https://thehill.com/opinion/international/480811-trump-and-congress-should-partner-on-chinas-human-rights-and-on-taiwan

Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-congress-uighur/senator-rubio-bringing-uighur-activist-as-state-of-the-union-guest-idUSKBN1ZX2VH

Uyghur News ( Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

Pompeo Praises Kazakhstan’s ‘Real Reforms,’ Urges Pressure on China Over Xinjiang
https://www.rferl.org/a/pompeo-kazakhstan-nazarbaev-uzbekistan-central-asia/30412354.html

Uyghur Woman Uses Social Media to Bring ‘Justice and Freedom’ to Father
https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/uyghur-woman-uses-social-media-to-bring-justice-and-freedom-to-father/5267124.html

China coronavirus cases ramp again
https://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2020/02/china-coronavirus-cases-ramp-again/

Uyghur Muslims fear impact of coronavirus on populations in camps in China
https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/uyghur-muslims-fear-impact-of-coronavirus-on-populations-in-camps-in-china-1.4794528

Tourist finds Uyghur ‘ghost town’
https://www.ucanews.com/video/tourist-finds-uyghur-ghost-town/87128

Uighur Turks Stage anti-China protest in Brussels
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/pg/photo-gallery/uighur-turks-stage-anti-china-protest-in-brussels

Sonny Bill Williams speaks out on China’s ‘disgusting’ treatment of Uighur Muslims
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12305404

Why the CCP is Trying to Eradicate the Uyghur Race? Why Now?

Why the CCP is Trying to Eradicate the Uyghur Race? Why Now?

Erkin Sidick
January 28, 2020

This can also be found at: https://twitter.com/ErkinSidick/status/1222398562891268096

There is a section about Uyghurs in today’s (28 Jan 2020) CNN Fareed’s GlobalBriefing. It begins like this: “China’s repression of Muslim Uyghurs in the western province of Xinjiang isn’t just extreme, according to a new paper by Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Myunghee Lee, and Emir Yazici in the journal International Security—it’s novel, in that it’s “preventive.” China’s mass detentions (estimates range from 800,000 to 3 million people) in an estimated 1,200 camps, its heavy surveillance, and its forced “reeducation” all stem from a fear that Chinese Uyghurs would be “infected” by jihadism outside China’s borders, the authors argue.”

I argue that it is only partially true. I have done some research on the historical and the present-day reasons why the CCP regime wants to eradicate the Uyghur race, and why now. I think the main reasons are the following:

(1)_Needs of Belt-Road Initiative. Korla in East Turkestan (ET, aka Xinjiang) is the center of that project. CCP needs stability, land and natural resources, but not the “trouble makers” from a “foreign race”. See https://youtu.be/8VlKhyKbybI. I got the following info in 2018: The CCP army killed all the Uyghur residents (about 10,000 people) and flattened 3 villages in Korla in one night in late 2017. The outside world did not know about it because the CCP made sure that even a bird could not have flown out of the area that night.

(2) Worries related to a possible US-China war. Dai Xu, a Chinese military strategist, Senior Colonel and a key member of China’s central government carried out field research in 2009-2011 in ET, and came to the conclusion that if China goes to war with the US, the US can easily arm 300,000 – 500,000 Uyghur young men and those men will fight along with the US troops against China. He said he would not stop lobbying the central government until something is done about that. See the 40:00 – 45:00 part of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT0FL_LBiZI&app=desktop. Yes, the CCP has already done something: Bitter Winter reported on 17 Dec 2018: “An estimated 500,000 Uyghur Muslims will be dispersed and detained throughout China.” (See https://www.change.org/p/donald-j-trump-uyghur-lives-matter-please-help-save-the-lives-of-500-000-uyghurs-being-killed-in-china)

(3) CCP has needs for land and natural resources, but not for people. Look what is CCP doing right now to the Chinese people in relation with the Wuhan coronavirus.

(4) Opportunity: Since China became rich several years ago, the CCP has bought out many international institutions such as UN and many foreign governments such that they all stay silent about all kinds of evil things the CCP does, including the eradication of the Uyghur race. That is what we are witnessing today.

(5) One of the main characters of the Han people is racial discrimination. This has been proved by 2000+ years history of China, and most of the foreigners who lived in China for several months or more know it well, too. There are many academic research papers on this topic as well.
In 2013, prof. Ai Yuejin of Nankai Univ told a class of military students the following (quote from a YouTube video; I could not find that video today):
“Do you know what is the foundation for our nation to become stronger? It is not national defense, not education, and not economy. It is the vast territory we own. We have 9.6 million square-Km of territory. It is the pride of us, the Han people. During the past 200 years we have assimilated all of the minority ethnic groups in the peripherals of China into our race. The nature of our culture is to assimilate. We change and accept the good races into our own society, and torture and eradicate the bad ones.”
That is, the Uyghur race has been decided to be “bad race” to be eradicated by CCP.

(6) One nature of the Han’s governing system and a character of the Han rulers is mass-killing. At the end of Warring States period (571 – 221 B.C.),Ying Zheng (??) of Chin State invades Chu, and captures 10,000 troops as POW. But he orders to kill them all (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb1CcvqJ0gc).
During Cultural Revolution, Chinese leader Mao Zedong ordered to kill 0.1% of the population, estimated 30 – 60 million people. Once, when some provincial officials report to him how many people had died in their provinces, he says: “Not enough, kill more”.

Wang Zhen came to ET in 1949 with 200,000+ best troops, and he and others who came after him killed about a million Uyghurs until 1959 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxLG8rd92g0). Mass killings of the Uyghurs continue to this day.

In short, “preventing religious extremism and terrorism” is an excuse used by the CCP to deceive the Chinese people and the outside world. The real purpose of the CCP is to eradicate all the minority ethnic groups in China, by assimilating and accepting some of them, and killing the others. All the official CCP documents and propaganda still say that “There are 56 minority ethnic groups in China”, but in reality all of them have gone except the Uyghurs and Tibetans, and it is now their turn. Throughout the history, Chinese rulers did not have any mercy for humans, animals and plants. And it is still true today, as proved by Xi Jinping when he said to show “absolutely no mercy” in eradicating the Uyghur race today.
= ============================================== =
CNN Fareed’s GlobalBriefing on Uyghurs (28 Jan 2020)

China’s Preemptive Repression in Xinjiang

China’s repression of Muslim Uyghurs in the western province of Xinjiang isn’t just extreme, according to a new paper by Sheena Chestnut Greitens, Myunghee Lee, and Emir Yazici in the journal International Security—it’s novel, in that it’s “preventive.” China’s mass detentions (estimates range from 800,000 to 3 million people) in an estimated 1,200 camps, its heavy surveillance, and its forced “reeducation” all stem from a fear that Chinese Uyghurs would be “infected” by jihadism outside China’s borders, the authors argue.

Reacting to suspected links between Chinese Uyghurs and terrorists abroad, China sought to “inoculate” its local population, using the language of infectious disease to justify its tactics. “In that sense, it was a form of preventive repression that targeted dissent at even earlier stages than many forms of preemptive repression studied by scholars—seeking to keep contention from emerging altogether, rather than trying to respond after it has materialized,” the authors write.

China’s government has consistently denied it is committing human rights abuses and insists the camps are voluntary, but the strategy could make China less safe, the authors argue, as other countries may be reluctant to cooperate with it on counterterrorism. In a recent Foreign Affairs essay, Mollie Saltskog and Colin P. Clarke go farther, asking if it could spark a global terrorist backlash.

Uyghur News ( Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020)

Most links listed below can also be found at: http://uyghuremergency.org/

Pompeo Condemns China’s Xinjiang Crackdown During Central Asia Tour
https://www.ibtimes.com/pompeo-condemns-chinas-xinjiang-crackdown-during-central-asia-tour-2914073

Students from Xinjiang Indoctrinated for ‘Stability Maintenance’
https://bitterwinter.org/students-from-xinjiang-indoctrinated-for-stability-maintenance/

NUR-SULTAN – U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE POMPEO SAYS U.S. URGES ALL COUNTRIES TO JOIN IT IN PRESSING CHINA OVER XINJIANG UIGHUR RIGHTS
https://news.yahoo.com/nur-sultan-u-secretary-state-061149410.html

Sonny Bill Williams condemns China over Uighur Muslim treatment
https://news.sky.com/story/sonny-bill-williams-condemns-china-over-uighur-muslim-treatment-11918396

Uighurs in ‘mass detention’ in China
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/uighurs-mass-detention-china-023455313.html

German report spells out China human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims
https://www.dw.com/en/german-report-spells-out-china-human-rights-abuses-against-uighur-muslims/a-52216644