Uyghur News (Tuesday Oct 8, 2019)

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[*] US bars China officials over Uighur crackdown in Xinjiang
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/10/bars-china-officials-xinjiang-crackdown-191009025000362.html

[*] US Blacklists 28 Chinese Entities Citing Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/blacklist-10082019150829.html

[*] I Was a Model Uighur. China Took My Family Anyway.
https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/08/i-was-a-model-uighur-china-took-my-family-anyway/

[*] US puts visa restrictions on Chinese officials over abuse of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang
https://www.indiatoday.in/world/story/us-puts-visa-restrictions-chinese-officials-over-abuse-uyghur-muslims-xinjiang-1607360-2019-10-09

[*] U.S. bans visas for officials linked to XinJiang abuses
https://finance.yahoo.com/video/u-bans-visas-officials-linked-195529866.html

[*] US imposes visa bans on Chinese officials linked to Xinjiang abuses
https://www.forexlive.com/news/!/us-imposes-visa-bans-on-chinese-officials-linked-to-xinjiang-abuses-20191008

[*] US puts Chinese surveillance tech firms on economic blacklist over Uyghur abuse
https://thenextweb.com/security/2019/10/08/us-puts-chinese-surveillance-tech-firms-on-economic-blacklist-over-uyghur-abuse/

[*] Ilham Tohti Shortlisted for the European Union’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought
https://unpo.org/article/21686

[*] Student government boots Chinese student group for siccing Chinese authorities on Uyghur activist
https://www.thecollegefix.com/student-government-boots-chinese-student-group-for-siccing-chinese-authorities-on-uyghur-activist/

[*] U.S. Blacklists 28 Chinese Companies Over Muslim Internment Camps
https://www.thedailybeast.com/uyghurs-us-blacklists-28-chinese-companies-over-muslim-internment-camps

[*] Demings supports blacklisting Chinese groups linked to human rights abuses
https://floridianpress.com/2019/10/demings-supports-blacklisting-chinese-groups-linked-to-human-rights-abuses/

[*] MIT is reviewing its relationship with AI startup SenseTime, one of the Chinese tech firms blacklisted by the U.S.
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/09/mit-is-reviewing-its-relationship-with-ai-startup-sensetime-one-of-the-chinese-tech-firms-blacklisted-by-the-u-s/

[*] ‘If They Send Us Back to China We Will Die’: Uighur Brothers Fight Deportation From Russia
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2019/10/09/if-they-send-us-back-to-china-we-will-die-uighur-brothers-fight-deportation-from-russia-a67646

[*] The U.N. says as many as 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslim minorities from northwestern China are being held in government detention.
https://www.newsy.com/stories/china-s-crackdown-on-uighurs-condemned-as-ethnic-persecution/

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