China Huddling Muslim Uyghurs into Indoctrination Camps

New Delhi Times, 24 September 2018

By NDT Special Bureau – Ensconced in the desert of Western China are the camps set up by the Chinese government. Brand them as ‘transformation’, or ‘concentration’ or ‘indoctrination’ camps as per your political orientation but China projects those as re-education camps.

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Interview: ‘The Situation in Our Country is Beyond Inhumane’

Radio Free Asia, 24 September 2018

By Erkin Tarim – Adil Abduqadir, an ethnic Uyghur living in exile, left his home in Hotan (in Chinese, Hetian) prefecture, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), for Turkey with his wife in March last year to avoid a forced abortion because she was pregnant with their fifth child, in violation of the country’s “family planning policy.”

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Weekly Brief September 21st

World Uyghur Congress, 21 September 2018

Sweden Announces Moratorium on Deportations of Uyghurs to China

The Swedish Migration Agency has made public its decision to halt deportations of Uyghurs to China until further notice. The agency published a legal analysis of the situation relevant to the decision acknowledging the systematic persecution of Uyghur refugees and asylum seekers who have been returned to China and the current human rights crisis in East Turkistan.

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Uyghur Former Xinjiang University Vice President Detained For ‘Two-Faced’ Tendencies

Radio Free Asia, 24 September 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – The ethnic Uyghur former vice president of one of the top universities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) was removed from his post and detained in a political “re-education camp” earlier this year for exhibiting “two-faced” tendencies, according to a colleague.

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PRESS RELEASE: World Uyghur Congress Calls For Release of Ilham Tohti Four Years After Life Sentence

Press Release – For immediate release
23 September 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

On the fourth anniversary of the sentencing of Uyghur economist Ilham Tohti to life in prison, the World Uyghur Congress calls for renewed attention to the case of imprisoned scholars, writers, bloggers and artists in China in 2018.

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China: Families of up to one million detained in mass “re-education” drive demand answers

Amnesty International, 24 September 2018

By Amnesty International– China must end its campaign of systematic repression and shed light on the fate of up to one million predominantly Muslim people arbitrarily detained in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), Amnesty International said in a new briefing published today.

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Exiled Uyghur leader seeks UN Security Council action on China

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW, 23 September 2018

By Andy Sharp – The exiled leader of the World Uyghur Congress urged the United Nations Security Council to take action on China over its use of detention camps for Muslims in the western autonomous region of Xinjiang.

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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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