Category Archives: Eastern Turkestan

Uyghur News (Friday – Sunday, May 29 – 31, 2020)

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– US House passes bill condemning China’s treatment of religious minorities
https://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=46516

– Jews Support the Uyghurs: The Lonely Jew Is No Longer Lonely
https://bitterwinter.org/jews-support-the-uyghurs-the-lonely-jew-is-no-longer-lonely/

– Who politicizes Islam?
https://www.newsintervention.com/who-politicizes-islam/

– How Maine’s members of Congress voted last week
https://www.pressherald.com/2020/05/31/how-maines-members-of-congress-voted-last-week-34-2/

– China firmly opposes US House approval of bill on Xinjiang-related issues
https://en.brinkwire.com/news/china-firmly-opposes-us-house-approval-of-bill-on-xinjiang-related-issues/

– US Congress bill slams China’s Uyghur crackdown – Middle East Monitor
https://www.reporter.am/us-congress-bill-slams-chinas-uyghur-crackdown-middle-east-monitor/

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Uyghur News (Thursday, May 28, 2020)

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– Hair Product Industry Linked to Uyghur Forced Labor Booming in Xinjiang’s Lop County
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/hair-05282020155504.html

– Congress passes Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/congress-passes-uyghur-human-rights-policy-act-91934

– U.S. bill to pressure China over Uyghur rights goes to Trump for decision
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-us-bill-to-pressure-china-over-uyghur-rights-goes-to-trump-for/

– U.S. bill to pressure China over Uighur rights goes to Trump for decision
https://in.reuters.com/article/usa-china-xinjiang/u-s-bill-to-pressure-china-over-uighur-rights-goes-to-trump-for-decision-idINKBN2340QR

– US Congress passes Uighur human rights bill, prodding Trump to punish China
https://www.wionews.com/world/us-congress-passes-uighur-human-rights-bill-prodding-trump-to-punish-china-301436

– Pelosi: We Are Here in Support of the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act
https://finance.yahoo.com/video/pelosi-support-uighur-human-rights-023410558.html

Uyghur News ( Wednesday, May 27, 2020)

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– House passes bill that would sanction Chinese officials over Xinjiang camps
https://thehill.com/homenews/house/499826-house-passes-bill-that-would-sanction-chinese-officials-over-xinjiang-camps

– The Xinjiang Class: How the CCP Tries to “Convert” the Uyghurs—and Fails
https://bitterwinter.org/the-xinjiang-class-how-the-ccp-tries-to-convert-the-uyghurs-and-fails/

– Beijing vows to shield firms from US sanctions over Xinjiang
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/663670-beijing-vows-to-shield-firms-from-us-sanctions-over-xinjiang

– USCIRF Welcomes Passage of Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act in House of Representatives
https://www.uscirf.gov/news-room/press-releases-statements/uscirf-welcomes-passage-uyghur-human-rights-policy-act-in-house

– US Congress approves China sanctions over Uighur crackdown
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/05/congress-approves-china-sanctions-uighur-crackdown-200528023757313.html

– Uyghur rights advocate Nury Turkel appointed in the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
https://indiablooms.com/world-details/USN/24396/uyghur-rights-advocate-nury-turkel-appointed-in-the-u-s-commission-on-international-religious-freedom.html

Uyghur News ( Sunday – Monday, May 24 – 25, 2020)

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Uighurs in US Say China Using Detained Family Members in Forced Interviews
https://www.voanews.com/extremism-watch/uighurs-us-say-china-using-detained-family-members-forced-interviews

‘I miss my homeland’: fearful Uighurs celebrate Eid in exile in Turkey
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/24/fearful-uighurs-celebrate-eid-in-exile-in-turkey

East Turkestan: Uyghurs in Turkey fearful of China’s Influence
https://unpo.org/article/21906

Beijing vows to shield firms from US sanctions over Xinjiang
https://news.yahoo.com/beijing-vows-shield-firms-us-sanctions-over-xinjiang-103004021.html

Stepping up the pace of Uyghur forced labour in China
https://mercatornet.com/stepping-up-the-pace-of-uyghur-forced-labour-in-china/63187/

Uyghur News ( Wednesday – Saturday, May 20 – 23, 2020)

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Exclusive: Documents show China’s secret extradition request for Uighur in Turkey
https://www.axios.com/documents-chinas-secret-extradition-request-uighur-turkey-6d5ba886-c22c-47e8-b970-804fae274e2d.html

Chinese Documents Show Beijing Tried to Extradite Uighur Man from Turkey
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/chinese-documents-show-beijings-extradition-request-for-uighur-man-in-turkey/

COMMENT | M’sia can lead the way in ending Uyghurs’ plight
https://m.malaysiakini.com/columns/526679

China is not just a challenge to the liberal World Order, but an existential threat to humanity
https://www.wionews.com/opinions-blogs/china-is-not-just-a-challenge-to-the-liberal-world-order-but-an-existential-threat-to-humanity-300149

Imprisoned Uighur professor’s release shows how Beijing forces loyalty
https://www.dw.com/en/imprisoned-uighur-professors-release-shows-how-beijing-forces-loyalty/a-53524800

China’s incarceration of Uyghurs and other Muslims exposed in US documentary
http://muslimnews.co.uk/newspaper/human-rights/38043-2/

The Beauty and the Sorrow That I Witnessed in Xinjiang: Interview
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/witnessed-05212020155044.html

Removal of Islamic Motifs Leaves Xinjiang’s Id Kah Mosque ‘a Shell For Unsuspecting Visitors’
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/mosque-05222020135801.html

China’s hostile diplomacy on Uighurs a tactic to save its face internationally
https://in.news.yahoo.com/chinas-hostile-diplomacy-uighurs-tactic-save-face-internationally-075430030.html

US slaps sanctions on 33 Chinese companies and institutions, dialling up the tension amid the lowest point in US-China relations
https://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/3085788/us-slaps-sanctions-33-chinese-companies-and-institutions

Uyghur human rights advocate Dilnur Reyhan laments lack of Muslim solidarity
https://globalvoices.org/2020/05/23/uyghur-human-rights-advocates-dilnur-reyhan-laments-lack-of-muslim-solidarity/

US lawmakers expected to give final approval to Uygur bill next week
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-lawmakers-expected-final-approval-093000251.html

US Blacklists Dozens Of Chinese Entities Over Excesses Against Uighur Muslims And Military Allegations
https://swarajyamag.com/insta/us-blacklists-dozens-of-chinese-entities-over-excesses-against-uighur-muslims-and-military-allegations

Uyghur News ( Saturday – Monday, May 16 – 18, 2020)

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Senate approves Uyghur human rights bill
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/13/politics/uyghur-bill-senate-china/index.html

Telling the truth about China’s oppression of Uyghurs
https://mercatornet.com/telling-the-truth-about-chinas-oppression-of-uyghurs/62835/

Senate passes Uyghur rights bill
https://www.jurist.org/news/2020/05/senate-passes-uyghur-rights-bill/

How the local N.C. delegation to Congress voted recently
https://www.greensboro.com/news/local_news/how-the-local-n-c-delegation-to-congress-voted-recently/article_cd98aaac-372b-5baa-8da1-7f92cdf44f00.html

US State Department Urged to Intervene in Case of Uyghur Jailed After Joining Visitor Program
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/program-05182020150606.html

Congressional candidate Laura Loomer raises alarm on Big Tech ties to concentration camps in China
https://reclaimthenet.org/laura-loomer-china-digital-gulags/

Uyghur News ( Tuesday – Friday, May 12 – 15, 2020)

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How China’s ‘United Front’ Endangers Ethnic Chinese Abroad
https://thediplomat.com/2020/05/how-chinas-united-front-endangers-ethnic-chinese-abroad/

Senate Moves Toward Vote to Pressure China Over Uighur Rights
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-12/senate-moves-toward-vote-to-pressure-china-over-uighur-rights

The coronavirus surveillance that’s triggering memories for Sydney’s Uyghur community
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-14/nsw-uyghur-community-triggered-by-coronavirus-surveillance/12244836

East Turkestan: US Senate Moves to Sanction China over HR Abuses
https://unpo.org/article/21888

Will the United States Sanction China Over Xinjiang?
https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/05/15/united-states-sanction-china-officials-xinjiang-uighur-muslims-congress-trump/

How they voted: Longmont-area congressional votes for the week of May 8-14
https://www.timescall.com/2020/05/15/how-they-voted-longmont-area-congressional-votes-for-the-week-of-may-8-14/

US Senate passes Uyghur bill to sanction China
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/us-senate-passes-uyghur-bill-to-sanction-china/1841446

US Senate approves bill to sanction China over Uighur rights
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/05/senate-approves-bill-sanction-china-uighur-rights-200515043805358.html

Uyghur News ( Sunday – Monday, May 10 – 11, 2020)

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China Products Made with Forced Labor are now in U.S. Customs’ Crosshairs
https://www.chinalawblog.com/2020/05/china-products-made-with-forced-labor-are-now-in-u-s-customs-crosshairs.html

Sister fights to free Uighur businessman held in China after US trip
https://bdnews24.com/world/2020/05/10/sister-fights-to-free-uighur-businessman-held-in-china-after-us-trip

Virus and the Chinese Dream: The CCP Wants to Watch All Citizens 24/7—and You Too
https://bitterwinter.org/virus-and-the-chinese-dream-the-ccp-wants-to-watch-all-citizens-24-7-and-you-too/

China, Home to World’s Largest Muslim Concentration Camps, Calls Breitbart News Anti-Muslim
https://www.breitbart.com/asia/2020/05/10/china-home-to-worlds-largest-muslim-concentration-camps-calls-breitbart-news-anti-muslim/

How has coronavirus pandemic affected China’s concentration camps?
https://www.foxnews.com/world/how-has-coronavirus-pandemic-affected-chinas-concentration-camps

‘Losing Him Has Been an Attack on Our People’: Remembering Uyghur Religious Teacher Abdulahad Mahsum
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/teacher-05112020182903.html

Uyghur News ( Friday – Saturday, May 08 – 09, 2020)

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Meet The NASA Engineer Fighting For His Uighur Homeland In China
https://laist.com/2020/05/08/meet_the_nasa_engineer_fighting_for_his_uighur_homeland_in_china.php

(Youtube video) Introduction to the Uyghur Humanitarian Issue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_4KDnJ25C0

US Senate to ‘Soon’ Vote on Bill Targeting Chinese Officials Over Rights Violations in Xinjiang
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/vote-05082020164527.html

The Police Region of Xinjiang: Checkpoints, Camps, and Fear
https://bitterwinter.org/the-police-region-of-xinjiang-checkpoints-camps-and-fear/

Uighurs Bemoan Lack of Global Response to Abuses in China
https://www.courthousenews.com/uighurs-bemoan-lack-of-global-response-to-abuses-in-china/

Sister Fights to Free Uighur Businessman Held in China After U.S. Trip
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/09/us/politics/china-uighurs-arrest.html

Uyghur News ( Wednesday – Thursday, May 06 – 07, 2020)

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Large brands in UK accused of sourcing Uighur forced labor from China
https://www.dailysabah.com/world/europe/large-brands-in-uk-accused-of-sourcing-uighur-forced-labor-from-china

After advocating for his release, Uighur woman hears from father via Chinese media
https://religionnews.com/2020/05/06/after-advocating-for-his-release-uighur-woman-hears-from-father-via-chinese-media/

His Dictionaries Taught Chinese To The Uyghur World. Then He Was Taken Away
https://supchina.com/2020/05/06/his-dictionaries-taught-chinese-to-the-uyghur-world/

Senate leader expects vote soon on seeking China sanctions over Uighurs
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-xinjiang/senate-leader-expects-vote-soon-on-seeking-china-sanctions-over-uighurs-idUSKBN22J3E4?il=0

Senate Leader Expects Vote Soon on Seeking China Sanctions Over Uighurs
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/05/07/world/asia/07reuters-usa-china-xinjiang.html

Are Americans buying products produced in forced Chinese labor camps?
https://www.foxnews.com/world/american-products-forced-chinese-labor

Daughter of Uyghur Historian Questions Legitimacy of State Media Video Denying His Detention
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/video-05072020181743.html