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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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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