Xinjiang Authorities Detain Almost Every Family Member of Late Uyghur Muslim Scholar

Radio Free Asia, 25 September 2018

By Jilil Kashgary – Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained nearly every relative of a prominent Uyghur religious scholar who died earlier this year while incarcerated in one of the region’s political “re-education camps,” according to a family friend.

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Young Uyghur Woman Dies in Detention in Xinjiang Political ‘Re-education Camp’

Radio Free Asia, 25 September 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – A young Uyghur woman has died while incarcerated in a political “re-education camp” in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), according to a local official, who said she may have suffered from a heart condition that went untreated by camp authorities.

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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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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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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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