Prominent Uyghur Intellectual Given Two-Year Suspended Death Sentence For ‘Separatism’

Radio Free Asia, 28 September 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have given a two-year suspended death sentence to a prominent Uyghur intellectual for exhibiting “separatist tendencies,” according to an official source.

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Uyghur Editor of State-Run Magazine Commits Suicide ‘Out of Fear’ of Detention

Radio Free Asia, 28 September 2018

By Shohret Hoshur – The Uyghur editor-in-chief of a state-run literature magazine in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has committed suicide “out of fear” of being detained in a political “re-education camp,” according to sources, amid a spate of arrests of Uyghur officials accused of “two-faced” tendencies.

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Weekly Brief September 28

World Uyghur Congress, 28 September 2018

Uyghur Man in UAE At Risk Of Deportation To China

The WUC issued a press release this weekexpressing serious concern for the well-being of Mr. Abudujilili Supi, an ethnic Uyghur who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates on unclear charges and is now at imminent risk of deportation to China where he would be at certain risk of arbitrary detention and possible torture.

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Trudeau, Freeland face criticism for failing to condemn China over Uyghur detentions

The Globe and Mail, 27 September 2018

By Nathan Vanderklippe – Canada is facing criticism for not publicly reproaching China over its treatment of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, where the authorities have placed large numbers of the mainly Muslim ethnic group into internment camps for political indoctrination.

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PRESS RELEASE: Uyghur Man Under Direct Threat of Deportation from United Arab Emirates

Press Release – For immediate release
27 September 2018
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

The World Uyghur Congress expresses serious concern for the well-being of Mr. Abudujilili Supi, an ethnic Uyghur man who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates on unclear charges, now at imminent risk of deportation to China where he would be at certain risk of arbitrary detention and possible torture.

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Interview: ‘We Are Left Wandering in Fear in a Foreign Land’

Radio Free Asia, 27 September 2018

By Eset Sulaiman – Nebi Hajim and Nur Muhammet are Uyghurs from northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) who have conducted business in Russia’s capital Moscow for many years.

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Canada calls out China for treatment of Uighur Muslims

The Siasat Daily, 26 September 2018

By Arshad – New York: Canada has called out China for its human right abuses, notably of the Muslim Uighurs, officials said Tuesday.

“Every single time I sit down with any world leader, but particularly ones where there are human rights concerns, I bring up human rights,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Family fears UAE will deport Uighur to China

Al Jazeera, 26 September 2018

By Shafik Mandhai The family of a Uighur man detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have expressed concern that he will be deported to China, where the largely Muslim ethnic group are subject to an array of repressive measures.

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