Interview: ‘It Hurts my Heart to See my Children Cry For Their Mother’

Radio Free Asia, 14 September 2018

By Uyghur Service– Amina Allahberdi, a 32-year-old Uyghur woman from Aksu (in Chinese, Akesu) prefecture, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) married Saudi Arabian national Sait Ibn Abood Shahrani in 2010 and relocated to Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait city soon after.

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On the importance of defending Uyghurs and Rohingyas: The Malaysian duty

Malaysiakini, 14 September 2018

By Rais Hussin – There was a time when the “Gypsies”, more accurately known as “Roma” or Romani people, were the most persecuted lot in Europe. In 2010, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, then prime minister of Turkey, went on an offensive to defend them.

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Uyghur Children Separated From Parents, Held in ‘Little Angels Schools’ in Xinjiang

Radio Free Asia, 13 September 2018

By Uyghur Service – Nearly 3,000 children from a Uyghur-populated county in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)  whose parents have been taken to political re-education camps are being held in so-called Little Angel Schools, where they take classes, Uyghur sources said.

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Speaking out: Uygurs in the United States break silence on China’s crackdown

South China Morning Post, 13 September 2018

By Owen Churchill – Zulpiya Jalaleddin is not a political person, according to her husband. “She doesn’t hate the Communist Party,” Jurat Nizamidin said in the living room in his small Virginia condo. “Yet she’s in prison.”

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48 Ways to Get Sent to a Chinese Concentration Camp

Foreign Policy, 13 September 2018

By Tanner Greer – There is a crisis in Xinjiang. The details are murky. The Communist Party of China has little incentive to reveal the inner workings of the vast system of surveillance and terror it has built to control the 12 million Uighur and Kazakh citizens of China’s westernmost region. From the party’s perspective, the further away the global spotlight is from its activities the better.

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Anwar slams Suu Kyi, China’s Muslim camps in HK interview

Free Malaysia Today, 12 September 2018

By Bloomberg – Anwar Ibrahim, who’s in line to become Malaysia’s next premier, blasted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s treatment of the Rohingya and called for formal talks on China’s crackdown against its Muslim minority.

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Anwar ‘Appalled’ by Suu Kyi, Criticizes China’s Muslim Camps

Bloomberg, 12 September 2018

By Daniel Ten Kate & Sophie Kamaruddin – Anwar Ibrahim, who’s in line to become Malaysia’s next premier, blasted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s treatment of the Rohingya and called for formal talks on China’s crackdown against its Muslim minority.

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Interview: ‘The U.S. is Taking The Issue of The Concentration Camps Quite Seriously’

Radio Free Asia, 11 September 2018

By Alim Seytoff – Dolkun Isa, the president of the Munich-based World Uyghur Congress (WUC) and Omer Kanat, chairman of the WUC Executive Committee, paid a brief visit to Washington on Monday, amid growing U.S. government concern for the Chinese government’s treatment of the roughly 11 million Uyghurs living in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

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