PART II: Interview: ‘We Can Observe The Toilet With Cameras as Well’

Radio Free Asia, 17 October 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – Beginning in April 2017, Uyghurs accused of harboring “strong religious views” and “politically incorrect” ideas have been jailed or detained in re-education camps throughout northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), where members of the ethnic group have long complained of pervasive discrimination, religious repression, and cultural suppression under Chinese rule.

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PRESS RELEASE: Uyghur Congress to Hold Strategy Meetings In November

Press Release – For immediate release
17 October 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or

The WUC has organized a series of events from November 7-11, 2018 in Munich, Germany, including an Annual Executive Committee Meeting, a three-day East Turkistan Global Consulting Conference, a Uyghur Youth Networking Workshop, a celebration of East Turkistan National Day and a Uyghur Culture Event.

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Interview: the plight of China’s Uyghur Muslims exposed

European Interest, 17 October 2018

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Internment camps make Uighurs’ life more colourful, says Xinjiang governor

The Guardian, 16 October 2018

By Lily Kuo – A senior official in Xinjiang has described mass internment camps for Muslim minorities as “training” and “boarding schools” where residents receive vocational, legal, and language training as well as “de-extremisation education”.

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China Breaks Silence on Muslim Detention Camps, Calling Them ‘Humane’

The NewYork Times, 16 October 2018

By Chris Buckley – Under mounting international criticism, China has given its most extensive defense yet of its sweeping campaign to detain and indoctrinate Muslims, with a senior official on Tuesday describing its network of camps in the far west as humane job-training centers.

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How the Chinese government destroyed Kashgar, fulcrum of the Silk Road

Reaction, 5 October 2018

By Rose Cecil – A few months ago the Bangkok to Tbilisi Motorcycle Rally rode into Kashgar, Xinjiang, north-westernmost province of China and ancient fulcrum of the Silk Road.

In June this year the Rally team walked round the brand-new “Óld Kashgar”, a travesty of its former charm and history. No-one spoke to us this time; whereas previously people gathered round the motorbikes to ask a myriad questions.

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China: Children Caught in Xinjiang Crackdown

Human Rights Watch, 16 October 2018

By HRW – The Chinese government should release to their families children held in orphanages in Xinjiang because their parents have been arbitrarily detained, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Nikki Haley blasts China, calls government ‘straight out of George Orwell’

Fox News, 16 October 2018

By Lucas Tomlinson, Samuel Chamberlain – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused China of persecuting religious and ethnic minorities on a massive scale Monday in her first public remarks since announcing she would leave office last week.

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