Uyghur News (Friday, Aug 16, 2019)

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[*] Xinjiang activist freed in Kazakh court after agreeing to stop campaigning
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/17/xinjiang-activist-freed-in-kazakh-court-after-agreeing-to-stop-campaigning

[*] Foreign firms operating in Xinjiang need to consider human rights – or risk being complicit
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/08/16/foreign-firms-operating-xinjiang-need-consider-human-rights-or-risk-being-complicit/

[*] The White House quietly appointed a new China director who could rattle Beijing and make a US-China trade deal even less likely
https://www.insider.com/white-house-appoints-uighur-american-elnigar-iltebir-china-director-2019-8

[*] Data Leviathan: China’s Burgeoning Surveillance State
https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/08/16/data-leviathan-chinas-burgeoning-surveillance-state/

[*] White House appoints Uygur-American Elnigar Iltebir to top China policy advisory job
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3023002/white-house-appoints-uygur-american-elnigar-iltebir-top-china

[*] Taiwan’s ‘Silk Road of Democracy’
https://thediplomat.com/2019/08/taiwans-silk-road-of-democracy/

[*] 15 studies retracted due to fears they used Chinese prisoners’ organs
https://www.newscientist.com/article/15-15-studies-retracted-due-to-fears-they-used-chinese-prisoners-organs/

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