Uyghur News (Monday – Wednesday, September 21 – 23, 2020)

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

– Xinjiang government confirms huge birth rate drop but denies forced sterilization of women
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/21/asia/xinjiang-china-response-sterilization-intl-hnk/index.html

– Missing Uyghur Confirmed Dead by UN Working Group on Disappearances
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/dead-09212020141129.html

– Why The U.S. Should Issue An Atrocity Determination For Uighurs
https://www.forbes.com/sites/oliviaenos/2020/09/21/why-the-us-should-issue-an-atrocity-determination-for-uighurs/#963ad1127a06

– Major brands try to determine if cotton in their clothes is from Uighur forced labor in China
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/china/major-brands-try-determine-if-cotton-their-clothes-uighur-forced-n1240756

– Why Are Central Asian Countries Silent About China’s Uyghurs?
https://www.rferl.org/a/why-are-central-asian-countries-silent-about-china-s-uyghurs-/30852452.html

– USCIRF Commissioner Nury Turkel Named to TIME’s Annual TIME100 List of 100 Most Influential People in the World
https://www.uscirf.gov/news-room/press-releases-statements/uscirf-commissioner-nury-turkel-named-time-s-annual-time100-list

– US House passes forced labour bill that would bar Xinjiang imports
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3102605/us-house-passes-forced-labour-bill-would-bar-xinjiang-imports

– US Congress Moves to Bar All Goods Made in Xinjiang
https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/voa-news-china/us-congress-moves-bar-all-goods-made-xinjiang

– Pompeo says U.S. working on language for China’s treatment of Muslims in Xinjiang
https://in.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-pompeo-xinjiang/pompeo-says-u-s-working-on-language-for-chinas-treatment-of-muslims-in-xinjiang-idUSKCN26E2ZB

– Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti’s Daughter Calls For His Release on Sixth Anniversary of His Jailing
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/release-09232020181045.html

– Ilham Tohti’s punishment for challenging China’s historical narrative
https://supchina.com/2020/09/23/ilham-tohti-and-his-life-sentence-for-challenging-chinas-historical-narrative/

– U.S. House passes China forced labor bill near unanimously
https://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCAKCN26D31U

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