Documentary Asks: What’s So Hard to Believe About China Harvesting the Organs of Living People?

The Epoch Times, 30 September 2015

Screen-Shot-2015-09-30-at-6.58.59-PM-676x450By Larry Ong – It is difficult to secure a human heart for transplantation. The donor is usually brain dead and on life support, and the donor and recipient must share matching blood and tissue types to prevent rejection.

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Statement by the World Uyghur Congress: China Whitewashes the Historical and Current Political Reality of Uyghur People in Its 60th Anniversary White Paper on East Turkestan

Press Release – For immediate release
30 September 2015
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
 www.uyghurcongress.org
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or contact@uyghurcongress.org

logo-wuc-transparente (1)October 1, 2015 marks the 66th anniversary of the annexation of an independent East Turkestan Republic (ETR) by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the 60th founding anniversary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

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China authorities ban Islamic names, threatened to bar

ABNA24, 29 September 2015

496c1be7068924c08247ad967c835525Ahlul Bayt News Agency – Chinese authorities have banned many Muslim names in China’s northwestern district of Xinjiang and threatened to bar students with such names from attending schools, in the latest crack down on Uighurs’ religious rights.

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Courage Amid Adversity: Realist paintings bring to life the story of Falun Gong

The Epoch Times, 28 September 2015

enver_painting-600x450By Jane Gray – A prisoner of conscience sits, serene, with a sense of courage. Despite intense persecution, he has not lost his inner-strength. A surgeon stands still, next to the victim. He is taking part in forcible organ harvesting. He has a moment of realisation.

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Obama, Xi Talk Rights as Protesters Demand End to Oppression in China

Radio Free Asia, 26 September 2015

image-1RFA Uyghur Service – China’s President Xi Jinping met with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington Friday to discuss a variety of issues, including human rights, as protesters massed outside, calling on Beijing to end its oppression of minorities and dissidents.

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Chinese Authorities Ban Muslim Names Among Uyghurs in Hoten

Radio Free Asia, 25 September 2015

imageRFA Uyghur Service – Chinese authorities have issued a ban on 22 Muslim names in Hoten prefecture in northwestern China’s troubled Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in an apparent bid to discourage extremism among the region’s Uyghur residents, threatening to forbid children with such names from attending school unless their parents change them, according to local police and residents.

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Xi’s US Trip: A Chance to Stand up for Uyghur Rights

The Diplomat, 24 September 2015

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By Rebiya Kadeer – The visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping to Washington, DC on September 24-25 comes at a critical time in the Sino-American relationship. Volatility in the Chinese economy, escalating tensions in the South China Sea, and cybersecurity are issues that will no doubt dominate the agenda as U.S. officials meet the Chinese delegation.

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Britain finance chief slammed over visit to restive China region

Agence France-Presse, 23 September 2015

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AFP – Campaign groups on Wednesday condemned Britain’s finance minister for touting business opportunities ahead of human rights on a visit to China’s violence-wracked Xinjiang region.

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