Category Archives: Eastern Turkestan

Uyghur News (Wednesday – Sunday, November 18 – 22, 2020)

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

– Taking action as millions of Uighur Muslims are tortured in Xinjiang, China
https://ppuglobe.com/2020/11/taking-action-as-millions-of-uighur-muslims-are-tortured-in-xinjiang-china/

– ‘Uighur Jail’ Note Found in St. Petersburg Shoe Alarms Human Right Experts
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2020/11/18/uighur-jail-note-found-in-st-petersburg-shoe-alarms-human-right-experts-a72082

– Uyghur refugees speak out against genocide and crimes against humanity
https://www.equaltimes.org/uyghur-refugees-speak-out-against#.X7YaSC2r3OQ

– Why Hollywood turns a blind eye to China’s human rights abuses
https://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/2020/1117/Why-Hollywood-turns-a-blind-eye-to-China-s-human-rights-abuses

– Japan watching human rights conditions in China’s Xinjiang
https://japantoday.com/category/politics/japan-watching-human-rights-conditions-in-china’s-xinjiang

– “Help! I’m in jail in China”: provocation, fake, or a cry from the heart of Uyghur people?
https://realnoevremya.com/articles/4965-a-provocation-fake-or-a-cry-from-the-heart-of-uighur-people

– China’s Surveillance State Sucks Up Data. U.S. Tech Is Key to Sorting It.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/22/technology/china-intel-nvidia-xinjiang.html

– Apple said to be among US companies lobbying against Uighur forced labor bill
https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/11/20/apple-said-to-be-among-us-companies-lobbying-against-uighur-forced-labor-bill

– China Targets Muslim Scholars And Writers With Increasingly Harsh Restrictions
https://www.npr.org/2020/11/21/932169863/china-targets-muslim-scholars-and-writers-with-increasingly-harsh-restrictions

– Putting the spotlight on a genocide; Canada’s small Uighur community struggles to make people understand
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/11/21/putting-the-spotlight-on-a-genocide-canadas-small-uighur-community-struggles-to-make-people-understand.html

– China has a long history of Uyghur discrimination: Activists
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/china-has-a-long-history-of-uyghur-discrimination-activists/articleshow/79339079.cms

– China-Sensitive Topics at US Universities Draw More Online Harassment
https://www.voanews.com/usa/china-sensitive-topics-us-universities-draw-more-online-harassment

– IndustriALL Global Union endorses to end Uyghur forced labour
https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/267036085/industriall-global-union-endorses-to-end-uyghur-forced-labour

– Apple is lobbying a against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/11/20/apple-uighur/

– Xinjiang Authorities Have Detained Hundreds of Imams, Upending Uyghur Religious Life
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/imams-11202020153337.html

Uyghur News (Saturday – Tuesday,November 14 – 17, 2020)

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

– Chinese actions against Uyghurs must be recognised as ‘genocide’
https://www.malaysiasun.com/news/266972292/chinese-actions-against-uyghurs-must-be-recognised-as-genocide

– ‘Every Uyghur is freedom fighter’: Uyghur leader vows to fight back against Chinese atrocities in Xinjiang
http://www.businessworld.in/article/-Every-Uyghur-is-freedom-fighter-Uyghur-leader-vows-to-fight-back-against-Chinese-atrocities-in-Xinjiang-/15-11-2020-342916/

– Bob Rae calls on UN to investigate evidence of genocide against China’s Uighur minority
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/bob-rae-genocide-investigation-uighur-minority-1.5802920

– Malaysia stands firm on not deporting Uygurs, risking Beijing’s anger
https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/3109885/malaysia-stands-firm-uygur-deportations-risking-chinas-wrath-and

– Uyghur leader vows to fight against Chinese atrocities
https://www.wionews.com/world/uyghur-leader-vows-to-fight-against-chinese-atrocities-343350

– Large COVID-19 outbreak in Xinjiang, China
https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/11/16/chin-n16.html

– The Uighurs’ Nightmare — In Their Own Words
https://jewishjournal.com/commentary/324904/the-uighurs-nightmare-in-their-own-words/

– Tower Hamlets objects to new China embassy after Uighur crackdown
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/tower-hamlets-objects-to-new-china-embassy-after-uighur-crackdown-x8h7m9dgr

-Foreign office urged to introduce sanctions on Chinese officials and organisations for torture and abuse of uyghurs
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/11/16/foreign-office-urged-introduce-sanctions-chinese-officials-organisations/

– US, International Lawmakers Urge UN to Launch Probe of Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/lawmakers-11172020151849.html

– China will replace concentration camps with high-tech oppression, US diplomat warns
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/china-will-replace-concentration-camps-with-high-tech-oppression-us-diplomat-warns

– After parliamentary study on Uyghur ‘genocide’, Canada pushes for sanctions on Chinese officials
https://www.wionews.com/world/after-parliamentary-study-on-uyghur-genocide-canada-pushes-for-sanctions-on-chinese-officials-343758

– ‘Switzerland needs to include concerns of Tibetans, Uyghurs in its policy on China’
https://www.aninews.in/news/world/europe/switzerland-needs-to-include-concerns-of-tibetans-uyghurs-in-its-policy-on-china20201117052013/

Uyghur News (Wednesday – Friday, November 12 – 15, 2020)

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

– China Muslims: Volkswagen says ‘no forced labour’ at Xinjiang plant
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-54918309

– Xinjiang Authorities Detain Vocalist, Dozens of Others For Watching Turkish TV Series
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/series-11112020151907.html

– Tales of Uyghurs who disappeared overnight in Xinjiang
https://www.aninews.in/news/world/us/tales-of-uyghurs-who-disappeared-overnight-in-xinjiang20201111130747/

– In Xinjiang, a Roll Call of Disappearances and Extrajudicial Incarcerations
https://bitterwinter.org/in-xinjiang-a-roll-call-of-disappearances-and-extrajudicial-incarcerations/

– Jailed Uyghur Scholar Rahile Dawut to Receive ‘Courage to Think’ Award
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/scholar-11112020200818.html

– Internment Camps in Xinjiang’s Aksu Separated by Crematorium
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/crematorium-11132020144027.html

– Surveillance, reeducation and the Office of Honesty: How China tames its people
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/surveillance-reeducation-and-the-office-of-honesty-how-china-tames-its-people/2020/11/12/075dbfae-1e13-11eb-90dd-abd0f7086a91_story.html

– Dhaka, Nepal, New York & Tokyo witness major anti-China protests on Uyghur issue
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/dhaka-nepal-new-york-tokyo-witness-major-anti-china-protests-on-uyghur-issue/articleshow/79205835.cms

– Raza Academy protests against China govt’s ‘persecution of Uyghur Muslims’
https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/raza-academy-protests-against-china-govts-persecution-of-uyghur-muslims/

– EU staff reject use of Chinese giant Hikvision’s surveillance equipment over Uyghur repression
https://www.hindustantimes.com/business-news/eu-staff-reject-use-of-chinese-giant-hikvision-s-surveillance-equipment-over-uyghur-repression/story-h8NSBJdjKe0g0Zkkd1e98L.html

Uyghur News (Thursday – Tuesday, November 05 -10, 2020)

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

– US Drops ETIM From Terror List, Weakening China’s Pretext For Xinjiang Crackdown
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/etim-11052020155816.html

– Journalist questions silence of Islamic nations over Uyghur issue
https://www.indiablooms.com/world-details/SA/26642/journalist-questions-silence-of-islamic-nations-over-uyghur-issue.html

– TikTok denies parent company helps Chinese government spy on and persecute Uighur Muslims
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tiktok-china-spy-uighur-muslims-bytedance-surveillance-b1618195.html

– The Disappearing Mosques In Xinjiang
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2020/11/06/the-disappearing-mosques-in-xinjiang/?sh=743b175f6f57

– Coronavirus: Xinjiang city must brave ‘wartime conditions’ to stop Covid-19
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3108779/coronavirus-xinjiang-city-must-brave-wartime-conditions-stop

– Global MPs Urge ICC to Probe Whether Abuses in Xinjiang Constitute Genocide
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/probe-11092020174207.html

– ICC Uighur genocide complaint backed by parliamentarians around world
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/09/icc-uighur-genocide-complaint-parliamentarians-world-chinese-government

– Reports Of China Keeping Uyghurs On Surveillance Confirmed One More Time
http://www.businessworld.in/article/Reports-of-China-keeping-Uyghurs-on-surveillance-confirmed-one-more-time/09-11-2020-340832/

– Whistleblower accuses UN of complicity in Uighur genocide
https://www.tamilguardian.com/content/whistleblower-accuses-UN-of-complicity-uighur-genocide

– Uyghur Businessman Faces Deportation to Xinjiang by Saudi Authorities
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/businessman-11102020150856.html

– How the U.S. Has Reacted to China’s Treatment of Uyghurs
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/us-reacted-china-treatment-uyghurs/

– Beijing 2022 Olympics: Stop the ‘Genocide Games’
https://thediplomat.com/2020/11/beijing-2022-olympics-stop-the-genocide-games/

Uyghur News (Saturday,October 31 – November 04, 2020)

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

– ‘China’s Uyghur Genocide Setting Worst Example To Other Nations’: Ex-Pentagon Official
https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/china/chinas-uyghur-genocide-setting-worst-example-to-other-nations-ex-pentagon-official.html

– Hursan Hassen’s story is a Uighur tragedy
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4041465

– Indonesia Deports Three Uyghurs Back to China
https://communalnews.com/indonesia-deports-three-uyghurs-back-to-china/

– YU Stands with Uighurs Holds First Event
https://yucommentator.org/2020/11/yu-stands-with-uighurs-holds-first-event/

– How to hold China accountable on human rights issues | Statement.
https://washingtonnewsday.com/news/how-to-hold-china-accountable-on-human-rights-issues-statement/

– Xinjiang Covid Outbreak Is China’s Biggest Since Summer
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-02/xinjiang-covid-outbreak-is-china-s-biggest-since-summer

– Six Camp Detainees From a Street in Xinjiang’s Uchturpan Have Died or Are Seriously Ill
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/street-11022020160724.html

– CFU executive director Rushan Abbas calls China’s treatment towards Uyghur intellectual Hursan Hassan an example of ‘brutal persecutions’
https://www.indiablooms.com/world-details/SA/26580/cfu-executive-director-rushan-abbas-calls-china-s-treatment-towards-uyghur-intellectual-hursan-hassan-an-example-of-brutal-persecutions.html

– ‘UN actively passing names of Uighur dissidents to Chinese regime:’ whistleblower
https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/international/1604309404-un-actively-passing-names-of-uighur-dissidents-to-chinese-regime-whistleblower

– Virus Outbreak: Xinjiang outbreak China’s most severe since summer
https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2020/11/03/2003746278

– Self-Proclaimed Uyghur Former Chinese Spy Shot by Unknown Assailant in Turkey
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/spy-11032020175523.html

– Uyghur civilisation in China continues to be erased as part of chilling mission
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/uyghur-civilisation-china-erased-campaign-heritage-mosques

– ‘The atmosphere has become abnormal’: Han Chinese views from Xinjiang
https://supchina.com/2020/11/04/han-chinese-views-from-xinjiang/

– Man ‘forced’ to inform on fellow Uyghurs for China shot in Turkey, report says
https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20201104-man-forced-to-inform-on-fellow-uyghurs-for-china-shot-in-turkey-report-says/

Uyghur News (Tuesday – Friday,October 27 – 30, 2020)

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

– Uyghurs are desperate for action in Xinjiang. Some say only Trump can help
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/26/asia/trump-biden-china-xinjiang-intl-hnk/index.html

– US senators propose China ‘genocide’ declaration
https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2020/10/29/2003745968

– Indonesia Mum on Fate of Uyghur Prisoners Reportedly Deported to China
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/prisoners-10282020143730.html

– In Indonesia, Pompeo Urges Muslims to Challenge China’s Xinjiang Policies
https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-indonesia-pompeo-urges-muslims-to-challenge-chinas-xinjiang-policies-11603970520

– Pompeo Says China ‘Gravest Threat to Future of Religious Freedom’
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/pompeo-says-china-gravest-threat-future-religious-freedom

– China’s most-controlled region is facing the country’s biggest coronavirus outbreak in months
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/30/asia/xinjiang-china-coronavirus-intl-hnk/index.html

– Pompeo calls on Indonesian Muslims to oppose China’s Uighur issue
https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/10/30/pompeo-calls-on-indonesian-muslims-to-oppose-chinas-uighur-issue.html

– Senators Call for Formal Recognition of the Uyghur Genocide
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/senators-call-for-formal-recognition-of-the-uyghur-genocide/

– Activists Hail Canadian Parliamentary Committee Report on Uighur ‘Genocide’
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/voa-news-china/activists-hail-canadian-parliamentary-committee-report-uighur

– Hard to find greater a ‘hypocrite’ than Imran Khan: Analysts on Pak PM’s silence on Uighur issue
https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/hard-to-find-greater-a-hypocrite-than-imran-khan-analysts-on-pak-pms-silence-on-uighur-issue20201030160234/

Uyghur News (Monday, October 26, 2020)

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

– Uyghurs are desperate for action in Xinjiang. Some say only Trump can help
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/26/asia/trump-biden-china-xinjiang-intl-hnk/index.html

– China is testing millions of people in Xinjiang for Covid-19 after one asymptomatic case found
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/26/asia/xinjiang-kashgar-coronavirus-intl-hnk/index.html

– China’s “Untenable Operating Environment” for Business in Xinjiang
https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/10/25/chinas-untenable-operating-environment-business-xinjiang

– Exclusive: EU taps Chinese technology linked to Muslim internment camps in Xinjiang
https://www.dw.com/en/exclusive-eu-taps-chinese-technology-linked-to-muslim-internment-camps-in-xinjiang/a-55362125

– Scores of Coronavirus Cases Detected Amid New Outbreak in Xinjiang’s Kashgar
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/outbreak-10262020170151.html

– China continued religious crackdown during renewal of Vatican deal
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/china-continued-religious-crackdown-during-renewal-of-vatican-deal-87152

– Canada, world must act on China’s repression of Uighurs
https://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2020/10/26/canada-world-must-act-on-chinas-repression-of-uighurs.html

Uyghur News (Tuesday – Sunday,October 20 – 25, 2020)

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

– Two Missing Tianjin University Students Confirmed Detained in Xinjiang
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/students-10202020143927.html

– Letter: Tibetan security measures offer a lesson for Uighurs
https://www.ft.com/content/80f832b5-2be3-4e8d-b0db-006e9d2183f5

– China slams Canada after report calls Uighur policy ‘genocide’
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/10/22/china-rejects-canada-report-accusing-beijing-of-uighur-genocide

– Some 20,000 Former Camp Detainees Working at Xinjiang Factory Tied to Forced Labor
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/labor-10222020145957.html

– Canadian MPs deem China’s actions vs Uyghurs ‘genocide’
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/canadian-mps-deem-china-s-actions-vs-uyghurs-genocide-/2014654

– Indonesia Deports 4 Uyghur Terrorism Convicts to China, Experts Say
https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/indonesian/id-uyghur-10232020154957.html

– China’s Xinjiang finds asymptomatic coronavirus case in Kashgar
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-xinjiang/chinas-xinjiang-finds-asymptomatic-coronavirus-case-in-kashgar-idUKKBN2790N1

– Donald Trump’s China adviser suggests Beijing’s Xinjiang activities are a ‘crime against humanity’
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3106899/trumps-china-adviser-suggests-beijings-xinjiang-activities-are

– Can the stain of forced and child labour be removed from cotton?
https://www.economist.com/international/2020/10/25/can-the-stain-of-forced-and-child-labour-be-removed-from-cotton

Uyghur News (Sunday – Monday, October 17-19 2020)

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

– Now They Come for the Uyghur Children: Thousands Sent to Jail-Like Boarding Schools
https://bitterwinter.org/now-they-come-for-the-uyghur-children-thousands-sent-to-jail-like-boarding-schools/

– China’s crackdown on the Uighurs
https://www.ft.com/content/6cceb0c1-dc43-48a4-81cc-2debcac0148a

– ‘Something close’ to genocide in China’s Xinjiang: WH
https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idPT3D?now=true

– ‘Proud Australian tradition of calling out the bully’: Islamic leaders praise Andrew Hastie over plight of Uighurs
https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/proud-australian-tradition-of-calling-out-the-bully-islamic-leaders-praise-andrew-hastie-over-plight-of-uighurs-20201017-p565z3.html

– Nuclear imperialism in China’s Xinjiang
https://www.orfonline.org/expert-speak/nuclear-imperialism-china-xinjiang/

– Uyghur Afghan National Detained in Xinjiang Internment Camp
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/afghan-10192020143338.html

– China Is Stepping Up Its Control over Religion
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/voa-news-china/china-stepping-its-control-over-religion

– Senators Ask Pope Francis to Press China on Religious Freedoms
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-10-19/senators-ask-pope-francis-to-press-china-on-religious-freedoms

– Protest in Canada against ‘China’s brutal repression’ of Uyghurs
https://english.khabarhub.com/2020/19/136495/

– The Pope’s Latest Encyclical Is Beautiful—and Hypocritical
https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/10/19/pope-francis-fratelli-tutti-encyclical-china-uighurs/

Uyghur News (Wednesday – Friday, October 14 – 16, 2020)

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

– Uyghur Former Volleyball Star on Crutches After Developing Kidney Condition in Xinjiang Camp
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/volleyball-10142020152138.html

– China lodges complaint with Canada over Trudeau’s remarks on Hong Kong, Xinjiang
https://globalnews.ca/video/7396505/china-lodges-complaint-with-canada-over-trudeaus-remarks-on-hong-kong-xinjiang

– British lawmakers call for sanctions over Uighur human rights abuses
https://www.icij.org/investigations/china-cables/british-lawmakers-call-for-sanctions-over-uighur-human-rights-abuses/

– Uighur mosques closed by Beijing, handed over for tourist use
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/13821568

– ‘Something close’ to genocide in China’s Xinjiang, says U.S. security adviser
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-xinjiang-idUSKBN2712HH

– Detecting slave-made goods from China is growing harder, U.S. says
https://news.trust.org/item/20201016155823-9936h/

– The persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity
https://www.economist.com/leaders/2020/10/17/the-persecution-of-the-uyghurs-is-a-crime-against-humanity

– Europe can no longer ignore human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in its dealings with China

Europe can no longer ignore human rights abuses against the Uyghurs in its dealings with China

– Torment of the Uyghurs and the global crisis in human rights
https://www.economist.com/weeklyedition/2020-10-17

– How Xinjiang’s gulag tears families apart
https://www.economist.com/china/2020/10/17/how-xinjiangs-gulag-tears-families-apart

– Canada will continue to stand up against Chinese human rights abuses, PM Trudeau says
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-canada-diplomacy/canada-will-continue-to-stand-up-against-chinese-human-rights-abuses-pm-trudeau-says-idUSKBN2712OF

– Thai Police Search for 2 Escaped Uyghurs, Feared to Face Deportation to China
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/thailand-search-10162020211500.html

– Chinese detention ‘leaving thousands of Uighur children without parents’
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/16/thousands-of-uighur-children-orphaned-by-chinese-detention-papers-show

– China rejects report Uighur children being separated from parents
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/10/16/china-says-uighur-children-not-being-separated-from-parents