The Cornell Daily Sun, 19 September 2018
By Michael Johns, Jr.– The time has come to begin speaking frankly about China’s ongoing, wide-reaching and systematic human rights brutality, which now ranks among the world’s most troubling.Continue Reading →
Foreign Policy, 19 September 2018
By Kate Cronin-Furman – The news out of Xinjiang, China’s western region, this summer has been a steady stream of Orwellian horrors. A million people held against their will in political reeducation camps. Intelligence officials assigned as “adopted” members of civilian families. Checkpoints on every corner and mandatory spyware installed on every device.Continue Reading →
Huffington Post UK, 19 September 2018
By Taznim Nazeer – The unprecedented human rights violations that have resulted in millions of Uighur Muslims being detained in internment camps is harrowing. Which nation, which government, which authority or leader in the Muslim world will stand up for Uighur Muslims and take action to gain their freedom?
Radio Free Asia, 19 September 2018
By Shohret Hoshur – At least four Uyghur senior officials from a top university in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), have been removed from their posts for “two-faced” activities, according to official sources.Continue Reading →
Human Rights Watch, 18 September 2018
By HRW – At the opening of this session, High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet highlighted “deeply disturbing allegations of large-scale arbitrary detentions of Uighurs and other Muslim communities, in so-called re-education camps across Xinjiang.”Continue Reading →
Associated Press, 18 September 2018
By Dake Kang – An outspoken critic of China’s internment camps who now lives in Istanbul says his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish authorities might bar them from entering the country.Continue Reading →
Radio Free Asia, 18 September 2018
By Shohret Hoshur – At least five ethnic Uyghur professors from one of the top universities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are being held in political “re-education camps,” according to one of their former colleagues and an official with the school who confirmed their detentions.Continue Reading →
Los Angeles Times, 17 September 2018
By Umar Farooq – Adil Ahmad, 15, has had no contact with his parents since February 2017, when he received a frantic phone call from his mother in the Uighur homeland of China’s western Xinjiang region.