China’s Use of Psychological Warfare Against Uyghurs

Foreign Policy Journal, 21 September 2018

By Mamtimin Ala – The unholy war that China is currently waging against the Uyghurs is, in essence, political, not psychological.  The Chinese government is claiming that the Uyghurs are not compliant with the Chinese nationalist regime, portraying them as terrorists and separatists to the international community.  They are utilizing deceptive propaganda to justify the war they have waged against the Uyghur people.

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Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

The Washington Post, 21 September 2018

By Yanan Wang  & Dake Kang – Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adults in their families are sent to internment camps.

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Muslims in Xinjiang are facing human rights abuses: time for China scholars to break the silence

South China Morning Post, 20 September 2018

By Kevin Carrico & Jerome A. Cohen – Hundreds of thousands of Muslim people, mostly of Uygur descent, are being held indefinitely in extrajudicial internment camps in western China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. China scholars around the world have a unique responsibility, we believe, to raise awareness of these crimes against humanity.

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Uyghur Woman Held in Airport in Turkey Now Free to Join Family

Radio Free Asia, 19 September 2018

By Gulchehra Hoja – An ethnic Uyghur woman detained this week at an airport in Turkey and fearing deportation to China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has been released from custody and allowed to join her family in Istanbul, RFA’s Uyghur Service has learned.

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Calls grow for U.N. action on China’s Muslim ‘re-education camps’

Reuters, 19 September 2018

By Stephanie Nebehay – France and Germany have called on China to close “re-education camps” in its restive far western region of Xinjiang where up to one million Uighurs and other Muslims are thought to be held for political indoctrination as pressure grows for UN action.

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China’s Effort to Influence American Academia Warrants Scrutiny

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China Has Chosen Cultural Genocide in Xinjiang—For Now

Foreign Policy, 19 September 2018

By Kate Cronin-Furman – The news out of Xinjiang, China’s western region, this summer has been a steady stream of Orwellian horrors. A million people held against their will in political reeducation camps. Intelligence officials assigned as “adopted” members of civilian families. Checkpoints on every corner and mandatory spyware installed on every device.

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Who Will Stand Up For Uighur Muslims In China?

Huffington Post UK, 19 September 2018

By Taznim Nazeer – The unprecedented human rights violations that have resulted in millions of Uighur Muslims being detained in internment camps is harrowing. Which nation, which government, which authority or leader in the Muslim world will stand up for Uighur Muslims and take action to gain their freedom?

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