Category Archives: Human rights

Uyghur News ( Friday, Feb. 21, 2020)

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

Coronavirus: Uighur activist draws attention to Xinjiang plight amid China outbreak
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2020/02/22/coronavirus-uighur-activist-draws-attention-xinjiang-plight-amid-china-outbreak/

Uyghur Survivor of Xinjiang Camps Escapes Suspicious Fire Set at Home in Kazakhstan
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/fire-02212020162343.html

Amid virus crackdown, Uighurs hope Chinese ‘waking up’ to their plight
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/amid-virus-crackdown-uighurs-hope-chinese-waking-up-to-their-plight/articleshow/74238178.cms

EU Seen Turning Tough Rhetoric Into Action on Abuses Against Muslim Uyghurs in China
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/eu-seen-turning-tough-rhetoric-into-action-02212020171252.html

China’s ‘War on Terror’ uproots families, leaked data shows
https://www.columbian.com/news/2020/feb/21/chinas-war-on-terror-uproots-families-leaked-data-shows/

China’s treatment of Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang: ‘I had the chills’
https://www.dw.com/en/chinas-treatment-of-muslim-uighurs-in-xinjiang-i-had-the-chills/a-52431839

The Chinese Uighur camps
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/videos/the-chinese-uighur-camps

Detained for having a beard: Leaked list reveals China’s treatment of Uighurs
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/backstories/887/

China’s minorities have a tough time finding jobs
https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2020/02/22/chinas-minorities-have-a-tough-time-finding-jobs

Uyghur News ( Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020)

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More Evidence of China’s Horrific Abuses in Xinjiang
https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/02/20/more-evidence-chinas-horrific-abuses-xinjiang

New Leak Shows How China Targets Uighurs in Xinjiang
https://www.icij.org/investigations/china-cables/new-leak-shows-how-china-targets-uighurs-in-xinjiang/

China: Uyghurs living abroad tell of campaign of intimidation
https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2020/02/china-uyghurs-living-abroad-tell-of-campaign-of-intimidation/

Huawei is a key player in Beijing’s anti-Muslim, Big Brother horrors
https://nypost.com/2020/02/19/huawei-is-a-key-player-in-beijings-anti-muslim-big-brother-horrors/

Local Official Indicates First Case of Uyghurs Contracting Coronavirus in XUAR
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/uyghur-coronavirus-ghulja-02192020203544.html

Bulgaria Blocked From Deporting Uighur Muslims to China
https://www.courthousenews.com/bulgaria-blocked-from-deporting-uighur-muslims-to-china/

Student group protests China’s Muslim internment
https://dailytrojan.com/2020/02/20/student-group-protests-chinas-muslim-internment/

It’s Time for Media to Make Religious Persecution in China a Campaign Issue
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/its-time-for-media-to-make-religious-persecution-in-china-a-campaign-issue/

What does it mean to have your homeland annexed by a superpower?
https://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/programs/breakfast/nurmuhammad/11988556

Coronavirus crisis could exponentially worsen if it takes hold in Uighur Muslim concentration camps in China
https://www.theblaze.com/news/coronavirus-crisis-uighur-muslim-concentration-camps-in-china

Uighur Muslims held in China camps at risk of virus contagion
https://www.dailysabah.com/asia/2020/02/20/uighur-muslims-held-in-china-camps-at-risk-of-virus-contagion

Uyghur News ( Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020)

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China’s Biosecurity State in Xinjiang Is Powered by Western Tech
https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/02/19/china-xinjiang-surveillance-biosecurity-state-dna-western-tech/

Family of Four Likely the First Cases of Uyghurs Contracting Coronavirus in XUAR
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/uyghur-coronavirus-ghulja-02192020203544.html

New Xinjiang leaks detail China’s massive detention system targeting Uyghurs
http://www.rfi.fr/en/asia/20200219-new-xinjiang-leaks-detail-china-s-massive-detention-system-uyghurs

Qaraqash List ‘Debunks’ China’s Claims of Combating Extremism in Xinjiang: Uyghur Whistleblower
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/list-02182020165715.html

Elizabeth May calls for China to ‘focus on the extreme peril’ of Uyghur concentration camps amid coronavirus outbreak
https://globalnews.ca/video/6569040/elizabeth-may-calls-for-china-to-focus-on-the-extreme-peril-of-uyghur-concentration-camps-amid-coronavirus-outbreak

Advocates say coronavirus spread would be ‘catastrophic’ for detainees of Chinese internment camps
https://ipolitics.ca/2020/02/19/advocates-say-coronavirus-spread-would-be-catastrophic-for-detainees-of-chinese-internment-camps/

Coronavirus: More Proof China Is Unfit for Global Role
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/02/19/coronavirus_more_proof_china_is_unfit_for_global_role.html

Uighur Muslims: novel coronavirus could become increasingly virulent in detention camps
http://theconversation.com/uighur-muslims-novel-coronavirus-could-become-increasingly-virulent-in-detention-camps-131807

Uighurs Concerned China is Luring Turkey into Silence on Xinjiang
https://www.voanews.com/extremism-watch/uighurs-concerned-china-luring-turkey-silence-xinjiang

The database includes information on more than 300 Uighur detainees – as well as records on their relatives, friends and neighbors
https://www.newsy.com/stories/leak-reveals-china-detained-uighurs-due-to-their-religion/

Uyghur News ( Sunday – Monday, Feb. 16-17, 2020)

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UK to promote Chinese firm ‘implicated’ in Uighur rights abuses
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/feb/17/uk-to-promote-chinese-firm-hikvision-implicated-in-uighur-rights-abuses

‘Permanent cease-fire should be established in Idlib’
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/world/permanent-cease-fire-should-be-established-in-idlib/1735831

China Uighurs: Detained for beards, veils and internet browsing
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-51520622?fbclid=IwAR0OnvvexriQ8oCZN1tYZ1BaRXej_Yg8Wzv27VCr1mDqUNjQWJ-Nv4OfVys

How China Tracked Detainees and Their Familie
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/17/world/asia/china-reeducation-camps-leaked.html

Document Shows Chinese Officials’ Calculations in Waging Xinjiang Campaign
https://www.wsj.com/articles/document-shows-chinese-officials-calculations-in-waging-xinjiang-campaign-11581955233

Exclusive: China’s systematic tracking, arrests of Uighurs exposed in new Xinjiang leak
https://www.dw.com/en/exclusive-chinas-systematic-tracking-arrests-of-uighurs-exposed-in-new-xinjiang-leak/a-52397824

Leaked records expose China’s Xinjiang camps
https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2020/02/17/xinjiang-uyghur-leaked-report-ivan-watson-pkg-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/

Xinjiang opens up a Pandora’s Box
https://www.asiatimes.com/2020/02/opinion/xinjiang-opens-up-a-pandoras-box/

Uyghur News ( Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020)

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She Escaped One Of China’s Brutal Internment Camps For Muslims. Now She Could Be Sent Back.
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/meghara/china-uighur-xinjiang-kazakhstan

Coronavirus: China’s Xi Jinping faces his biggest challenge
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/coronavirus-china-s-xi-jinping-faces-his-biggest-challenge-n1136851

Uyghur News ( Friday, Feb. 14, 2020)

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– China Seeks to Divert Attention From Virus Mishandling With Dancing Xinjiang Minorities: Uyghur Exiles
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/dancing-02142020171104.html

Detained Uighur Muslims are sitting ducks for the coronavirus. China must close the camps.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/02/14/coronavirus-uighurs-china-muslim-concentration-camps-column/4739265002/

Boston Uighur Woman Champions Her Father’s Release in China
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/boston-uighur-woman-champions-her-fathers-release-in-china/2020/02/14/1317be48-4f57-11ea-967b-e074d302c7d4_story.html

BRIEF-Xinjiang Ready Health To Issue Up To 1 Bln Yuan Worth Of Commercial Paper
https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-xinjiang-ready-health-to-issue-up/brief-xinjiang-ready-health-to-issue-up-to-1-bln-yuan-worth-of-commercial-paper-idUSP8N2AA01O

Congressman Calls on California to Fire Pension Official Tied to Chinese Spy Program
https://freebeacon.com/national-security/congressman-calls-on-california-to-fire-pension-official-tied-to-chinese-spy-program/

NJ Friday Sermon by Mohammad Abbasi, Rutgers University Faculty Member: Coronavirus Is Divine Retribution For China’s Treatment Of Uyghur Muslims; It Is The Least The Chinese Should Suffer, May Allah Punish Them Further
https://www.memri.org/reports/nj-friday-sermon-mohammad-abbasi-rutgers-university-faculty-member-coronavirus-divine

Don’t forget the Uyghurs in the midst of the coronavirus crisis | Coronavirus outbreak
https://upnewsinfo.com/2020/02/14/dont-forget-the-uyghurs-in-the-midst-of-the-coronavirus-crisis-coronavirus-outbreak/

Uyghur News ( Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020)

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How China spies on Uyghurs in Turkey
https://codastory.com/authoritarian-tech/surveillance/uyghurs-turkey-whatsapp-wechat/

CalPERS investment lead targeted by Congressman
https://www.financialstandard.com.au/news/calpers-investment-lead-targeted-by-congressman-154155665

Where Does China Stand?
https://www.varsity.co.uk/interviews/18686

Uyghurs: China’s inconvenient people
https://www.thetablet.co.uk/features/2/17534/uyghurs-china-s-inconvenient-people

Ferkat Jawdat talks to students about prosecution of Turkic Muslims in China
https://www.theeagleonline.com/article/2020/02/ferkat-jawdat-talks-to-students-about-prosecution-of-turkic-muslims-in-china

A daughter’s duty: From Boston, a Uighur woman champions her father’s release in China
https://religionnews.com/2020/02/13/a-daughters-duty-from-boston-a-uighur-woman-champions-her-fathers-release-in-china/

Uyghur News ( Tuesday – Wednesday, Feb. 11-12, 2020)

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(Videos) Here’s what Malaysians should know about the Xinjiang concentration camps
https://www.thesundaily.my/home/videos-here-s-what-malaysians-should-know-about-the-xinjiang-concentration-camps-FD1995722

In China, Harvard More Than Turns a Blind Eye
https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2020/2/12/hava-harvard-china-ties/

Exiled Uighurs fear spread of coronavirus in China camps
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/exiled-uighurs-fear-spread-of-coronavirus-in-china-camps-12428554

Uyghur Student Held in Coronavirus Quarantine Near Xinjiang Internment Camp
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/quarantine-02122020172345.html

The New York Times scoops its own collaboration effort, then apologizes for the ‘oversight’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/02/12/new-york-times-scoops-its-own-collaboration-effort-then-apologizes-oversight/

Uyghur News ( Monday, Feb. 10, 2020)

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Xinjiang’s Hui Muslims Were Swept Into Camps Alongside Uighurs
https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/02/10/internment-detention-xinjiang-hui-muslims-swept-into-camps-alongside-uighur/

China sets up national laboratory for advanced policing
https://www.ft.com/content/5cc651a4-48fd-11ea-aee2-9ddbdc86190d

“Hold Your Institution Accountable”: The Uighur Crisis, Genetic Research, & Yale
https://thepolitic.org/hold-your-institution-accountable-the-uighur-crisis-genetic-research-yale/

Coronavirus to hit Uyghur camps
http://thetacomaledger.com/2020/02/10/coronavirus-to-hit-uyghur-camps/

Three Lamb-Packed New Uyghur Restaurants Join Flushing’s Dining Scene
https://ny.eater.com/2020/2/10/21065298/nyc-uyghur-restaurants-tarim-apandi-nurlan-flushing

Uyghur News ( Saturday – Sunday, Feb. 8-9, 2020)

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Uyghur Woman Fights to Free Dad Jailed for Life After Barely Escaping China Herself
https://www.theepochtimes.com/uyghur-woman-fights-to-free-dad-jailed-for-life-after-barely-escaping-china-herself_3217084.html

Opinion: Let’s show solidarity with China!
https://www.dw.com/en/opinion-lets-show-solidarity-with-china/a-52295485

Longing for the Spring: The Uyghur Poets Who Denounce the CCP
https://bitterwinter.org/the-uyghur-poets-who-denounce-the-ccp/

Letter to the Editor: The difference between moral clarity and silencing speech
https://www.columbiaspectator.com/opinion/2020/02/10/letter-to-the-editor-the-difference-between-moral-clarity-and-silencing-speech/

Europe Needs a China Strategy; Brussels Needs to Shape It
https://www.lawfareblog.com/europe-needs-china-strategy-brussels-needs-shape-it