Category Archives: Eastern Turkestan

Determination of the Secretary of State on Atrocities in Xinjiang

The United States of America has led the world in holding the perpetrators of the most heinous human rights abuses accountable. From the Nuremberg Trials, to the creation of the Genocide Convention in 1948, to the declaration of ISIS’s recent genocide against the Yazidis, Christians, and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, Americans have given voice to those who have been silenced by evil, and stood with the living who cry out for truth, the rule of law, and justice. We do so not because we are compelled to act by any international court, multilateral body, or domestic political concern. We do so because it is right.

For the past four years, this Administration has exposed the nature of the Chinese Communist Party and called it what it is: a Marxist-Leninist regime that exerts power over the long-suffering Chinese people through brainwashing and brute force. We have paid particular attention to the CCP’s treatment of the Uyghur people, a Muslim minority group that resides largely in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Western China. While the CCP has always exhibited a profound hostility to all people of faith, we have watched with growing alarm the Party’s increasingly repressive treatment of the Uyghurs and other ethnic and religious minority groups.

Our exhaustive documentation of the PRC’s actions in Xinjiang confirms that since at least March 2017, local authorities dramatically escalated their decades-long campaign of repression against Uyghur Muslims and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups, including ethnic Kazakhs and ethnic Kyrgyz. Their morally repugnant, wholesale policies, practices, and abuses are designed systematically to discriminate against and surveil ethnic Uyghurs as a unique demographic and ethnic group, restrict their freedom to travel, emigrate, and attend schools, and deny other basic human rights of assembly, speech, and worship. PRC authorities have conducted forced sterilizations and abortions on Uyghur women, coerced them to marry non-Uyghurs, and separated Uyghur children from their families.

Party apparatchiks have denied international observers unhindered access to Xinjiang and denounced reliable reports about the worsening situation on the ground, instead spinning fanciful tales of happy Uyghurs participating in educational, counter-terror, women’s empowerment, and poverty alleviation projects. Meanwhile, they are delivering far darker messages to their own people, portraying Uyghurs as “malignant tumors,” comparing their faith to a “communicable plague,” and exhorting the Party faithful to implement a crushing blow, telling them “you can’t uproot all the weeds hidden among the crops in the field one-by-one; you need to spray chemicals to kill them all.”

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Pompeo designates China’s treatment of Uighurs an ‘act of genocide’

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pompeo-chinas-treatment-uighurs-genocide

In a parting shot as he prepares to leave office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of a state-sanctioned “genocide” of its Uighur population in the Xinjiang province.

“We are witnessing the systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs by the Chinese party-state,” Pompeo wrote in a statement Tuesday.

The U.S. is now the first state to accuse China of genocide. Such a determination is rare and could prompt the Biden administration to impose even more sanctions on the U.S. rival. Then-Biden campaign spokesperson Andrew Bates said last year that the Chinese Communist Party’s policies amounted to a “genocide.”
After the U.S. announcement, other nations could be prompted to make a similar determination.

“What took so long is when you do something like this, you have to be right,” Pompeo said of the timing on Fox News’ “America Reports” Tuesday. “Indeed, leaders all across the world I think will recognize the United States got this right.”

Pompeo made the determination as President-elect Biden’s administration is set to take office in less than 24 hours, and hearings for Biden’s nominee to succeed Pompeo, Antony Blinken, began Tuesday afternoon.

The secretary detailed: “These crimes are ongoing and include: the arbitrary imprisonment or other severe deprivation of physical liberty of more than one million civilians, forced sterilization, torture of a large number of those arbitrarily detained, forced labor, and the imposition of draconian restrictions on freedom of religion or belief, freedom of expression, and freedom of movement.” He added that in addition to forced sterilization and forced abortions, the CCP had coerced Uighur women into marrying non-Uighurs and separated Uighur children from their families.

Pompeo said the Trump administration had for the past four years been working to expose the Chinese Communist Party as “a Marxist-Leninist regime that exerts power over the long-suffering Chinese people through brainwashing and brute force.”

Last week, the administration announced it would halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from the Xinjiang province. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials said they would block any imports suspected of being tied to forced labor.

Pompeo also announced the State Department would sanction six additional Chinese and Hong Kong officials over the arrest of 50 pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong earlier this month.

Since last year, the Trump administration has steadily ramped up pressure on Beijing, imposing sanctions on officials and companies for activities and Taiwan, Tibet, and the South China Sea. Such penalties have been ramped up as the White House has blamed China for covering up information about Covid-19.

Many of those who have taken part in the repression of Xinjiang are already under sanction.

China has imprisoned over one million people, mostly Uighur and other majority-Muslim minorities, in a network of concentration camps, U.S. officials and human rights groups say.

China says its policies are only to promote development in the region.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pompeo-chinas-treatment-uighurs-genocide

Uyghur News (Sunday – Monday, January 17 – 18, 2021)

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UK’s Dominic Raab urges China to let UN investigate Xinjiang camps
https://www.wionews.com/world/uks-dominic-raab-urges-china-to-let-un-investigate-xinjiang-camps-357329

As coronavirus distracts the world, Uighur activists call for help to end ‘genocide’ in China
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/as-coronavirus-distracts-the-world-uighur-activists-call-for-help-to-end-genocide-in-china

UK must not do trade deals with rights abusers, foreign minister says
https://www.reuters.com/article/marketsNews/idUSL8N2JS06X?il=0

IDS urges Boris to use Brexit powers to ban China trade – ‘We can lead the world on this!’
https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/1385083/Boris-Johnson-IDS-Brexit-power-China-genocide-court-control-Uighur-trade-deal-latest-vn

Britain’s necessary but insufficient battle on modern slavery
https://www.ft.com/content/d67c7ba5-d0de-448a-b397-2c4e8ea1f180

London urges Beijing to agree to travel by UN experts
https://www.insidewalessport.co.uk/london-urges-beijing-to-agree-to-travel-by-un-experts/

UK demands China grant UN access to Xinjiang over abuses
https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2021/01/17/uk-demands-china-grant-un-access-to-xinjiang-over-abuses.html

Uyghur Refugee Shares Her 3-Year Of Harrowing Ordeal In Chinese ‘Re-Education’ Camps
http://www.businessworld.in/article/Uyghur-refugee-shares-her-3-year-of-harrowing-ordeal-in-Chinese-re-education-camps/18-01-2021-366585/

London condemns Beijing’s “barbarism” and takes action
https://presstories.com/2021/01/18/london-condemns-beijings-barbarism-and-takes-action/

Uighur campaigners to target 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics sponsors
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/18/uighur-campaigners-to-target-2022-beijing-winter-olympics-sponsors

Polysilicon Giant Daqo Responds To Forced Labour Concerns
https://www.solarquotes.com.au/blog/daqo-forced-labour-mb1843/

Voice of the Jewish News: Stop Uyghur genocide
https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/voice-of-the-jewish-news-stop-uyghur-genocide/

UI RSOs aim to raise awareness for Uighur Muslims
https://dailyillini.com/news/2021/01/18/ui-rsos-aim-to-raise-awareness-for-uighur-muslims/

Move to block trade deals with countries committing genocide
https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/13764/move-to-block-trade-deals-with-countries-committing-genocide-

The Canadian Olympic Committee Secretary-General says the boycott of Beijing in 2022 will be “vengeful”
https://www.sproutwired.com/the-canadian-olympic-committee-secretary-general-says-the-boycott-of-beijing-in-2022-will-be-vengeful/

Forced labour clampdown is long overdue Letters
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/18/forced-labour-clampdown-is-long-overdue

Activist Defending Ethnic Kazakhs In China Explains Why He Had To Flee Kazakhstan
https://www.rferl.org/a/31051495.html

Uyghur News (Friday – Saturday, January 15 – 16, 2021)

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Book by Uyghur Retiree Details Two Grim Years in Xinjiang Internment Camp
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/book-01152021153632.html

30 rabbis and community leaders back bill urging end to Uyghur persecution
https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/30-rabbis-and-community-leaders-back-bill-urging-end-to-uyghur-persecution/

Plight of the Uyghurs reflects pattern of oppression in China
https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/plight-of-the-uyghurs-reflects-pattern-of-oppression-in-china/

Canadian action on Chinese forced labour more style than substance, critics say
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-canadian-action-on-chinese-forced-labour-more-style-than-substance/

China’s persecution of the Uighurs is a moral outrage – the UK must show leadership
https://www.newstatesman.com/world/asia/2021/01/china-s-persecution-uighurs-moral-outrage-uk-must-show-leadership

US report accuses China of committing ‘genocide’ against Xinjiang Muslims
https://www.wionews.com/world/us-report-accuses-china-of-committing-genocide-against-xinjiang-muslims-356867

China possibly committed ‘genocide’ against Xinjiang’s Uighur Muslims, US commission says
https://www.dailysabah.com/world/americas/china-possibly-committed-genocide-against-xinjiangs-uighur-muslims-us-commission-says

‘Criminal State’ China Intensifying Human Rights Abuses, Say British MPs
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/criminal-state-china-intensifying-human-rights-abuses-say-british-mps

United States Bans Cotton and Tomato Products from Xinjiang Citing Human Rights Violations
https://www.natlawreview.com/article/united-states-bans-cotton-and-tomato-products-xinjiang-citing-human-rights

‘Survivor of the Chinese Gulag’: Uighur refugee in France recounts her ordeal
https://www.france24.com/en/asia-pacific/20210116-survivor-of-the-chinese-gulag-uighur-refugee-in-france-recounts-her-ordeal

‘Criminal State’ China Intensifying Human Rights Abuses, Say British MPs
https://www.newdelhitimes.com/criminal-state-china-intensifying-human-rights-abuses-say-british-mps/

it’s time for Britian to act against this vile Uighur genocide
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/01/16/time-britain-act-against-vile-uighur-genocide/

Protest For Uighur Muslims
http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/27864/

Turkey is accused of extraditing Uighur Muslims to China in exchange for COVID-19 vaccines
https://www.businessinsider.in/politics/world/news/turkey-is-accused-of-extraditing-uighur-muslims-to-china-in-exchange-for-covid-19-vaccines/articleshow/80301182.cms

China’s human rights abuses can no longer be swept under the rug
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4103502

China lied over Covid and 2m are dead – we must treat Xi Jinping as a pariah COMMENT
https://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/patrick-o-flynn/1384822/china-hong-kong-protests-xi-jinping-uighurs-concentration-camps

Uyghur News (Tuesday – Thursday, January 12 – 14, 2021)

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UK to use fines to target forced labor in China’s Xinjiang
https://www.stripes.com/news/europe/uk-to-use-fines-to-target-forced-labor-in-china-s-xinjiang-1.658261

Britain Cuts Business Links to Chinese Province Xinjiang
https://www.voanews.com/europe/britain-cuts-business-links-chinese-province-xinjiang

Young Uyghur Doctor Missing For Years Confirmed Detained in Xinjiang Capital
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/doctor-01122021152417.html

UN needs access to China’s Xinjiang to review abuse allegations- UK’s Raab
https://news.trust.org/item/20210112124300-2rtq5/

Raab sets out measures to tackle Xinjiang human rights abuses
https://www.eastlothiancourier.com/news/national-news/19004996.raab-sets-measures-tackle-xinjiang-human-rights-abuses/

Canada urges firms to examine supply links to forced labor in China
https://www.reuters.com/article/canada-china/canada-urges-firms-to-examine-supply-links-to-forced-labor-in-china-idUSL4N2JN30I

Barbara Boxer ‘deregisters’ as foreign agent for Chinese surveillance company that targeted Uyghurs
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/barbara-boxer-deregisters-as-foreign-agent-on-behalf-of-chinese-surveillance-company

Biden inauguration gives back donation from Chinese-linked California ex-Senator
https://nypost.com/2021/01/12/biden-inauguration-gives-back-donation-from-chinese-linked-ca-senator/

British MPs, Jewish Leaders Ask Twitter to Block Chinese Embassies’ Accounts
https://bitterwinter.org/british-mps-jewish-leaders-ask-twitter-to-block-chinese-embassies-accounts/

Mercury Public Affairs is working against Uighur Muslims for an actual Chinese Communist Party delegate
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/mercury-public-affairs-is-working-against-uighur-muslims-for-an-actual-chinese-communist-delegate

Uighur women not ’emancipated’ by forced abortions, sterilisations: Pompeo
https://www.siasat.com/uighur-women-not-emancipated-by-forced-abortions-sterilisations-pompeo-2065751/

US Bans Imports of Cotton, Tomato-Based Products From China’s Uighur Region
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/voa-news-china/us-bans-imports-cotton-tomato-based-products-chinas-uighur-region

Surveillance group exposes disturbing Huawei patent for AI-powered Uighur detection
https://thenextweb.com/neural/2021/01/13/surveillance-group-exposes-disturbing-huawei-patent-for-ai-powered-uighur-detection/

U.S. urged to get tougher on companies over forced labor abroad
https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trafficking/us-urged-to-get-tougher-on-companies-over-forced-labor-abroad-idUSL8N2JO5OS

Canada acts on China’s abuse of Uighur minority
https://www.yenisafak.com/en/world/canada-acts-on-chinas-abuse-of-uighur-minority-3558581

Human Rights Watch slams China’s ‘appalling year’ of violations
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-rights-hrw-china/human-rights-watch-slams-chinas-appalling-year-of-violations-idUSKBN29I1Z6

British Lawmakers Demand ‘Coherent’ Policy Toolkit to Counter China
https://www.voanews.com/europe/british-lawmakers-demand-coherent-policy-toolkit-counter-china

Uyghurs in Turkey fear China is leveraging its Covid-19 vaccine to have them deported to Xinjiang
https://www.codastory.com/disinformation/uyghurs-in-turkey/

Repression of Uyghurs ‘Emblematic of Worsening Rights’ in China Under Xi Jinping: HRW
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/backlash-01132021183001.html

Akida’s Story: The Desperate Cry of a Uyghur Woman
https://bitterwinter.org/akidas-story-the-desperate-cry-of-a-uyghur-woman/

Human rights whistleblower claims UN wants to fire her
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/human-rights-whistleblower-claims-un-wants-to-fire-her/2109271

‘Let China Sleep, For When She Wakes, She Will Shake The World’
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2021/01/13/let-china-sleep-for-when-she-wakes-she-will-shake-the-world/?sh=39757cda6537

U.S. commission says China possibly committed ‘genocide’ against Xinjiang Muslims
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-uighurs/us-commission-says-china-possibly-committed-genocide-against-xinjiang-muslims-idUSKBN29J2GF

China’s Huawei backtracks after filing for patent to identify Uyghur faces
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/14/tech/huawei-xinjiang-china-patent-facial-recognition-intl-hnk/index.html

Feds to block imports of Chinese cotton, tomatoes on suspicions of Uyghur slave labor
https://www.foxnews.com/world/feds-block-imports-chinese-cotton-tomatoes-uyghur-slave-labor

MPs call for political action against China over Uyghur persecution
https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/mps-call-for-political-action-against-china-over-uyghur-persecution/

Chinese Spies Tried to Create False “Uyghur Terrorists” in Afghanistan
https://bitterwinter.org/chinese-spies-tried-to-create-false-uyghur-terrorists-in-afghanistan/

Did Xinjiang Cotton Crisis Up Stakes for Traceability?
https://wwd.com/sustainability/business/xinjiang-china-cotton-traceability-sustainability-1234696874/

50 Genocide prevention organizations and experts call for UN Commission of Inquiry on crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs
https://www.jww.org/press-release/call-for-un-commission-uyghurs/

Columbia’s China Program Avoids Chinese Problems
https://www.wsj.com/articles/columbias-china-program-avoids-chinese-problems-11610653453

‘Organ-harvesting and sterilisation, China committing worst atrocities since Holocaust’
https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1384090/China-Uyghurs-muslims-latest-news-atrocities-Beijing-Dominic-Raab-concentration-camps

Turkey accused of trading Uighurs for Chinese vaccine
https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/International-relations/Turkey-accused-of-trading-Uighurs-for-Chinese-vaccine

White House releases Trump administration’s plan to combat China
https://nypost.com/2021/01/14/white-house-releases-trump-admins-plan-to-combat-china/

UK government faces battle over giving courts power to rule on genocide
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/14/uk-government-faces-defeat-over-giving-courts-power-to-rule-on-genocide

Whistleblower accuses UN human rights office of sharing data on opponents with China
https://www.dailysabah.com/world/whistleblower-accuses-un-human-rights-office-of-sharing-data-on-opponents-with-china/news

MP welcomes ‘tough line’ from UK Government on human rights violations in China
https://www.grampianonline.co.uk/news/mp-welcomes-tough-line-on-human-rights-violations-224755/

U.S. bans exports to China’s state-owned oil company
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/14/us-bans-exports-china-oil-459311

Uyghur News (Saturday – Monday, January 9-11, 2021)

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Congress is moving to block goods made with the forced labour of Uyghurs
https://www.economist.com/united-states/2021/01/09/congress-is-moving-to-block-goods-made-with-the-forced-labour-of-uyghurs

Twitter finally deletes China’s nasty tweet on Uyghur women
https://www.siasat.com/twitter-finally-deletes-chinas-nasty-tweet-on-uyghur-women-2064264/

Brutal, criminal and inhumane: Tory report’s devastating verdict on the Beijing regime as party’s grandees urge Boris Johnson to face down China
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9129877/Tory-reports-devastating-verdict-Beijing-regime-party-urges-Boris-Johnson-face-China.html

Statement on Claims of Forced Labor in the Solar Industry
https://www.altenergymag.com/news/2021/01/09/statement-on-claims-of-forced-labor-in-the-solar-industry/34358

It Took a Genocide for Me to Remember My Uighur Roots
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/10/opinion/uighur-xinjiang-china.html

CCP’s Motives for the Cultural Genocides in Tibet and East Turkestan
https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2021/01/10/ccps-motives-for-the-cultural-genocides-in-tibet-and-east-turkestan/

UK Paid £150m to Chinese Concentration Camp Connected Companies for Covid PPE
https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2021/01/10/uk-paid-150m-to-xinjiang-concentration-camp-connected-companies-for-coronavirus-ppe/

Raab to clampdown on firms linked to forced labour in Xinjiang
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jan/10/raab-to-clampdown-on-firms-linked-to-forced-labour-in-xinjiang

Twitter removes China US embassy post saying Uighur women no longer ‘baby-making machines’
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/10/twitter-removes-china-us-embassy-post-saying-uighur-women-no-longer-baby-making-machines

China faces backlash for tweet claiming crackdown on Muslims has “emancipated” women’s minds
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/china-uighur-camps-backlash-tweet-xinjiang-crackdown-muslims-emancipated-women/

The UK should be empowered not to trade with regimes overseeing genocide
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-uk-should-be-empowered-not-to-trade-with-regimes-overseeing-genocide-qnnpbr20w

Uyghur Genocide: China Denies Coercive Birth Control Measures Among Muslim Minority Women in Xinjiang
https://www.latestly.com/world/uyghur-genocide-china-denies-coercive-birth-control-measures-among-muslim-minority-women-in-xinjiang-2260300.html

What’s behind Beijing’s treatment of the Uyghurs?
https://www.spectator.co.uk/podcast/what-s-behind-beijing-s-treatment-of-the-uyghurs-

UK ‘to ban’ China imports linked to Uighur camps: Reports
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/11/uk-to-ban-china-imports-linked-to-uighur-camps-reports

The World Cannot Ignore Beijing’s Assault on Uighurs and Christians | Opinion
https://www.newsweek.com/world-cannot-ignore-beijings-assault-uighurs-christians-opinion-1559690

Uyghur News (Wednesday – Friday, January 6-8, 2021)

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Erdogan’s China woes: the vaccine and the Uighurs
https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2021/01/turkey-china-coronavirus-vaccine-extradition-deal-uighurs.html

Turkey: Uighurs continue protests at Chinese consulate
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/turkey-uighurs-continue-protests-at-chinese-consulate/2100446

‘Only when you, your children, and your grandchildren become Chinese’: Life after Xinjiang detainment
https://supchina.com/2021/01/06/life-after-xinjiang-detainment/

Turkish Opposition Leader Says Extradition Treaty With China Should Hinge on Xinjiang Probe
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/treaty-01062021181202.html

M&S signs call to action over Uighur forced labour
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-55555270
Turkey should stand up for Uyghurs and refuse to ratify China extradition treaty

Turkey should stand up for Uyghurs and refuse to ratify China extradition treaty

Gunter: It’s time Western nations worked together to stop China’s bullying
https://lfpress.com/opinion/columnists/gunter-its-time-western-nations-worked-together-to-stop-chinas-bullying

Uyghurs Wary of Turkey’s Pending Extradition Deal With China
https://thediplomat.com/2021/01/uyghurs-wary-of-turkeys-pending-extradition-deal-with-china/

Missing Uyghur Poet and Teacher Confirmed Detained After Nearly Four Years
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/poet-01072021174718.html

The EU just sold human rights down the river for minor commercial gains in China
https://nypost.com/2021/01/07/the-eu-just-sold-human-rights-down-the-river-for-minor-commercial-gains-in-china/

DJI is placed on the Entity List for Human Rights Abuse, but Concerns About Data Security Should Not Be Overlooked
https://www.heritage.org/cybersecurity/commentary/dji-placed-the-entity-list-human-rights-abuses-concerns-about-data

Analysts: Extradition Treaty Between Turkey, China Endangers Uighur Refugees
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/analysts-extradition-treaty-between-turkey-china-endangers-uighur-refugees

Ethnic fusion: China to combine all ethnic minorities into singular national identity
https://zeenews.india.com/world/ethnic-fusion-china-to-combine-all-ethnic-minorities-into-singular-national-identity-2334722.html

UN Watch reveals top 10 human rights abusers of 2020
https://www.christianpost.com/news/un-watch-reveals-top-10-human-rights-abusers-of-2020.html

Daughter Of Uighur Muslims Pleads For Chinese Government To Set Her Mother Free
https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/07/uighur-muslim-pleads-for-mothers-release-china/

Marks & Spencer Takes a Stand Against Forced Labour In Xinjiang
https://www.businessoffashion.com/news/sustainability/marks-spencer-takes-a-stand-against-forced-labour-in-xinjiang

China praised itself for saving Uyghur women from being “baby-making machines”
https://qz.com/1954520/china-says-it-saved-uyghur-women-from-being-baby-making-machines/

Chinese Embassy tweet about Uighurs and birth rate draws instant condemnation
https://abcnews.go.com/International/chinese-embassy-tweet-uighurs-birth-rate-draws-instant/story?id=75118569

Chinese Solar Companies Tied to Use of Forced Labor
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/08/business/economy/china-solar-companies-forced-labor-xinjiang.html

Uyghur News (Thursday-Friday, December 31-January 1, 2020-2021)

Uyghur News (Thursday-Friday, December 31-January 1, 2020-2021)

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Beijing Accelerates Campaign of Ethnic Assimilation
https://www.wsj.com/articles/beijing-accelerates-campaign-of-ethnic-assimilation-11609431781

U.S. demands release of Uighur doctor who is sentenced to 20 years in China
https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/us-demands-release-of-uighur-doctor-who-is-sentenced-to-20-years-in-china/article33459706.ece

Taiwan vice president warns EU about folly of trade deal with China
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4090972

US commission on religious freedom raises alarm over China’s extradition treaty with Turkey
https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/us-commission-on-religious-freedom-raises-alarm-over-chinas-extradition-treaty-with-turkey20201231065316/

Uighur doctor jailed for ‘terrorism’, confirms China
https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/uighur-doctor-jailed-for-terrorism-confirms-china/article33466096.ece

Chinese teacher repeatedly slaps a student’s face in front of his classmate to punish him for arriving late
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9101731/Chinese-teacher-repeatedly-slaps-students-face-punish-arriving-class-late.html

China: Uighur Muslim doctor jailed on ‘terrorism’ charges
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/china-uighur-muslim-doctor-jailed-on-terrorism-charges-42847

Japan to join ‘Five Eyes’ to keep tab on China’s clampdown on Uyghurs
https://news.abplive.com/videos/news/world-japan-to-join-five-eyes-to-keep-tab-on-chinas-clampdown-on-uyghurs-1425804

‘Nowhere to be found’: Harvard coalition says US must fight to free young Uighur
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/01/nowhere-to-be-found-harvard-coalition-says-us-must-fight-to-free-young-uighur-leader

China confirms Uighur doctor jailed for ‘terrorism’
https://edition.mv/covid_19/21278

Apple supplier Lens Technology involved in forced labour
https://technosports.co.in/2021/01/01/apple-supplier-lens-technology-involved-in-forced-labour/

Uyghur News (Friday – Tuesday, December 25 – 29, 2020)

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– Uighur Diaspora Hails Removal of ETIM From US Terror List
https://www.voanews.com/extremism-watch/uighur-diaspora-hails-removal-etim-us-terror-list

– US mulling whether to label China’s crackdown on Uyghurs ‘genocide’
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20201225/p2g/00m/0in/075000c

– Afghanistan arrests 10 Chinese citizens on charges of espionage, asks China to apologise
https://www.opindia.com/2020/12/afghanistan-arrests-10-chinese-citizens-charges-of-espionage-apologise/

– We Found The Factories Inside China’s Mass Internment Camps
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alison_killing/xinjiang-camps-china-factories-forced-labor

– The ICC’s failure to investigate China on genocide is a vast moral failure
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/12/28/iccs-failure-investigate-china-genocide-is-vast-moral-failure/

– China announces ratification of extradition treaty with Turkey
https://www.france24.com/en/asia-pacific/20201228-china-announces-ratification-of-extradition-treaty-with-turkey

– ‘We must not stand by’ in the face of Uyghur genocide
https://www.thejc.com/news/uk/we-must-not-stand-by-in-the-face-of-uyghur-genocide-1.510155

– Why Joe Biden Should Boycott China’s 2022 Winter Olympics
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/politics/why-joe-biden-should-boycott-china%E2%80%99s-2022-winter-olympics-175292

– Why Does No One Care About Genocide?
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2021/12/28/why-does-no-one-care-about-genocide/?sh=287511022001

– Japan gave intel on China’s crackdown on Uyghurs to U.S., Britain
https://japantoday.com/category/politics/japan-gave-intel-on-china’s-crackdown-on-uyghurs-to-u.s.-britain

– Chinese state media denies BBC reports of forced labour in Xinjiang cotton fields
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3115595/chinese-state-media-denies-bbc-reports-forced-labour-xinjiang

– China Calls Xinjiang Human Rights Violations Claims ‘Lie of the Century’
https://www.newsweek.com/china-calls-xinjiang-human-rights-violations-claims-lie-century-1557697

– As US moves to renewable energy, wind turbines from Xinjiang may get caught in political tempest
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/3115771/us-moves-renewable-energy-wind-turbines-xinjiang-may-get-caught

– Turkish Lawmakers Vow to Block Extradition Treaty With China That Puts Uyghurs at Risk
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/turkish-12292020173311.html

– Pressure on Turkey to protect Uighurs as China ratifies extradition treaty
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/29/pressure-on-turkey-to-protect-uighurs-as-china-ratifies-extradition-treaty

– Apple supplier Lens Technology accused of using forced Uighur labor
https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/29/22204920/lens-technology-uighur-forced-labor-xinjiang-amazon-apple-tesla

– Uyghur Diaspora Remembers Independence Activist Isa Yusuf Alptekin on Anniversary of Passing
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/independence-12292020180655.html

– India should intervene to stop Uyghur genocide: Dolkun Isa
https://www.ummid.com/news/2020/december/29.12.2020/india-should-intervene-to-stop-uyghur-genocide-dolkun-isa.html

Uyghur News (Tuesday – Wednesday, December 22 – 23, 2020)

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-Biden Camp Adds Pressure on EU to Hit Brakes on China Deal
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-12-22/biden-camp-adds-pressure-on-eu-to-hit-the-brakes-on-china-deal

-Will China Turn Off Asia’s Tap?
https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/china-dam-brahmaputra-yarlung-zangbo-water-scarcity-asia-by-brahma-chellaney-2020-12

-Alibaba Cloud Services Offered Racial Profiling of Uyghurs to Commercial Clients: Report
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/profiling-12222020103743.html

-China’s leaders expand use of forced labor
https://ge.usembassy.gov/chinas-leaders-expand-use-of-forced-labor/

-Is the ICC corrupted by China?
https://www.foxnews.com/world/is-the-icc-corrupted-by-china

-As the US bans cotton from Xinjiang company, read how China has been exploiting Uyghur slave labour to supply Western markets
https://www.opindia.com/2020/12/usa-trump-cotton-xinjiang-company-slave-labour-china-biden-western-market-price-trade-war/

– US bill banning Xinjiang imports over forced labour concerns fails to become law
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3115034/us-bill-banning-xinjiang-imports-over-forced-labour-concerns

– International media: Perception & reality in Xinjiang
https://pakobserver.net/international-media-perception-reality-in-xinjiang/

– China: Repression Threatens Winter Olympics
https://www.eurasiareview.com/23122020-china-repression-threatens-winter-olympics/

– How capitalism is enabling China’s Uighur repression
https://english.alaraby.co.uk/english/comment/2020/12/23/how-capitalism-is-enabling-chinas-uighur-repression

– France to oppose EU-China deal over abuse of Uighurs
https://www.dailysabah.com/business/france-to-oppose-eu-china-deal-over-abuse-of-uighurs/news?gallery_image=undefined#big

– Pompeo Weighs Genocide Designation for China
https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/12/23/pompeo-weighs-genocide-designation-china-uighur-xinjiang/

– UK Lawmakers Urge Action to Hold Chinese Officials Accountable For Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/lawmakers-12232020161313.html