Human Rights Abuses Escalate in Xinjiang and Tibet: Forcible Medication in Detention Camps, Mass Surveillance

Epoch Times, 8 May 2018

By Annie Wu – Two recently published reports detail the intensification of human rights abuses in Tibet and Xinjiang.

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Chinese Authorities Detain Uyghur Hotelier in Xinjiang’s Kashgar City

Radio Free Asia, 7 May 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained the prominent ethnic Uyghur owner of a hotel in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) city, according to an official source.

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Weekly Brief May 4th

World Uyghur Congress, 4 May 2018

WUC Holds Successful March and Demonstration on 27 April 2018 in Brussels

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) along with its co-organisers, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), held a successful demonstration in Brussels, Belgium on April 27th, 2018.

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Blood and Fear in Xinjiang

Foreign Policy, 4 May 2018

By James Palmer – On March 1, attackers with knives descended on a train station in the southern Chinese city of Kunming, killing at least 29. With the country still in shock, state news agency Xinhua has declared the assailants to be “Xinjiang separatists,” which almost certainly locates the perpetrators among China’s approximately 10 million Uighurs. The following story, which discusses relations between Uighurs and China’s majority Han, originally appeared in September 2013 on ChinaFile, an online magazine published by Asia Society’s Center on U.S. – China Relations.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC Holds Successful March and Demonstration in Brussels on 27 April 2018

Press Release – For immediate release
30 April 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
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The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) along with its co-organisers, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO), held a successful demonstration along with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in Brussels, Belgium on April 27th, 2018.

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Thousands March in Brussels to Protest Mass Detentions of Uyghurs

Radio Free Asia, 27 April 2018

By Alim Seytoff – Nearly 2,000 ethnic Uyghurs living in exile from their homeland in China marched on Friday in Brussels, political seat of the European Union, to call attention to the plight of hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs held by Beijing in political re-education camps in northwest China’s Xinjiang region.

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‘Eradicate the tumours’: Chinese civilians drive Xinjiang crackdown

Agence-France Presse, 26 April 2018

Agence-France Presse – The civilian group descended on the village under government instructions to “win the people’s hearts”, but it also had a darker mission: identifying and punishing threats to the Chinese state.

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Uyghurs in XUAR’s Ghulja City Held in at Least Five ‘Political Re-Education Camps’

Radio Free Asia, 25 April 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining) city, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) is home to five different “political re-education camps,” according to a Uyghur businessman, who said the facilities are “actually prisons” where detainees are “brainwashed” by authorities.

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