Uyghur News (Sunday – Wednesday, December 13 – 16, 2020)

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– UIC News for the week ending 11 Dec 2020:
https://uyghurinfo.org/week-ending-11-dec-2020/

– The Guardian view on China’s treatment of the Uighurs: from unthinkable to irrefutable
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/13/the-guardian-view-on-chinas-treatment-of-the-uighurs-from-unthinkable-to-irrefutable

– US ban on China’s cotton can be advantage India in Ladakh. New Delhi must seize opportunity
https://theprint.in/opinion/us-ban-on-chinas-cotton-can-be-advantage-india-in-ladakh-new-delhi-must-seize-opportunity/565716/

– China faces charges of Uighur genocide – International Criminal Court
https://stl.news/china-faces-charges-of-uighur-genocide-international-criminal-court/424383/

– United States: CBP Issues Detention Order On Cotton And Cotton Products Originating From The Xinjiang Production And Construction Corps
https://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/export-controls-trade-investment-sanctions/1015268/cbp-issues-detention-order-on-cotton-and-cotton-products-originating-from-the-xinjiang-production-and-construction-corps

– US bill against Uyghur forced labor gets corporate lobbyist attention
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/us-bill-against-uyghur-forced-labor-gets-corporate-lobbyist-attention-88368

– Preventing Uyghur Slave Labor Products Under The Tree. Maybe Next Year.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/loracecere/2020/12/14/preventing-uyghur-slave-labor-products-under-the-tree-maybe-next-year/?sh=1783aea466f2

– Uighur repression ‘turbocharged by technology,’ confidential documents show
https://www.icij.org/investigations/china-cables/uighur-repression-turbocharged-by-technology-confidential-documents-show/

– Hampstead protest defending Uighur Muslims takes to Volkswagen Finchley Road
https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/hampstead-uighur-muslim-protest-in-finchley-road-volkswagen-6746978

– Tomlinson: American businesses should stand up to China’s human rights abuses
https://www.lmtonline.com/business/columnists/tomlinson/article/American-businesses-should-stand-up-to-China-s-15782316.php

– China continues to arrest, imprison Uyghurs despite international backlash, says experts
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/china-continues-to-arrest-imprison-uyghurs-despite-international-backlash-say-experts/articleshow/79724300.cms

– Rick Scott Calls on State Department to Look Closer at China’s Treatment of the Uyghurs
https://www.floridadaily.com/rick-scott-calls-on-state-department-to-look-closer-at-chinas-treatment-of-the-uyghurs/

– Uighur alarm: Huawei worked with companies to build tools that track people by ethnicity
https://www.wionews.com/world/uighur-alarm-huawei-worked-with-companies-to-build-tools-that-track-people-by-ethnicity-349670

– China avoids ICC prosecution over Xinjiang for now, but pressure is growing
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/14/china/china-xinjiang-icc-biden-intl-hnk/index.html

– Uighurs in China being forced into hard, manual labour including cotton picking: Report
https://www.wionews.com/world/uighurs-in-china-being-forced-into-hard-manual-labour-including-cotton-picking-report-349821

– ICC Rejects Uyghur Plea for Investigation of China
https://international.thenewslens.com/article/144698

– ICC prosecutor rejects Uighur genocide complaint against China
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/12/15/icc-rejects-uighur-genocide-complaint-against-china

– Xinjiang: more than half a million forced to pick cotton, report suggests
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/15/xinjiang-china-more-than-half-a-million-forced-to-pick-cotton-report-finds

– China Forcing Hundreds Of Thousands Of Minorities Into Hard Labour, BBC Confirms
https://www.unilad.co.uk/news/china-forcing-hundreds-of-thousands-of-minorities-into-hard-labour-bbc-confirms/

– Pompeo slams China’s treatment of Uyghurs, compares it to Nazi
https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/pompeo-slams-china-s-treatment-of-uyghurs-compares-it-to-nazi-germany/story-YGYwO20OXrsdP3pzhMFgXP.html

– Griezmann ends Huawei sponsorship as criticism of China’s treatment of Uyghurs grows
https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1102046/antoine-griezmann-huawei

– Chief Rabbi launches scathing attack on China’s persecution of Uyghur Muslims
https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/chief-rabbi-launches-scathing-attack-on-chinas-persecution-of-uyghur-muslims/

– Examining the Persecution of Uighur Muslims in China, Part 3
https://www.persecution.org/2020/12/15/examining-persecution-uighur-muslims-china-part-3/

-As China Tracked Muslims, Alibaba Showed Customers How They Could, Too
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/16/technology/alibaba-china-facial-recognition-uighurs.html

-China’s Oppressed Uighurs Made COVID-19 Protection Sold Throughout Europe
https://www.occrp.org/en/coronavirus/chinas-oppressed-uighurs-made-covid-19-protection-sold-throughout-europe

-How China uses Internet trolls to help cover up its atrocities
https://nypost.com/2020/12/16/how-china-uses-internet-trolls-to-help-cover-up-its-atrocities/

-IOC accused of ignoring human rights for 2022 Beijing Games
https://www.clickorlando.com/sports/2020/12/17/ioc-accused-of-ignoring-human-rights-for-2022-beijing-games/

-China: Renewed calls for action on forced labour in Uyghur region as fresh evidence emerges
https://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/41134

-Voice of the Jewish News: The Chief Rabbi and China
https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/voice-of-the-jewish-news-the-chief-rabbi-and-china/

-Hanukkah celebrates our triumph over genocide. Uighurs are undergoing one right now.
https://forward.com/opinion/460427/hanukkah-celebrates-our-triumph-over-cultural-genocide-the-uighurs-are/

-UK business ‘must wake up’ to China’s Uighur cotton slaves
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-55319797

-Uighur lawyers collecting new evidence to back ICC case
https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20201216-uighur-lawyers-collecting-new-evidence-to-back-icc-case

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