Deccan Herald, 29 June 2020
Dolkun Isa was a university student in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region when he first stood up to China in the late 1980s protesting against the repressive rule of the Communist regime in his homeland.Read More →
Radio Free Asia, 29 June 2020
Forced sterilizations and abortions targeting Uyghurs in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have dramatically increased in recent years and likely constitute a government-led campaign of genocide under United Nations’ definitions, according to a report released Monday.Read More →
World Uyghur Congress, 26 June 2020
Han Chinese Shares his impressions of Xinjiang
An ethnic Chinese man who used to live in Urumqi for a long time and left it not long ago was shocked to see how everything had changed completely over the years. According to him, there are checkpoints everywhere which are used by guards to control Uyghurs like prisoners. He also mentions that no one is allowed to rent a house to a non-local Uyghur, meaning that all Uyghurs from other cities are forced to go back.
Washington Post, 22 June 2020
Below is an article published by Washington Post, Photo Ng Han Guan/AP.
Bill Drexel was a 2018-2019 Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing, where he researched Chinese state surveillance.
Large red X’s smeared across the doors of each home. Transformers ripped from their sockets. A lone child’s tricycle, abandoned in the street.Read More →
The World, 22 June 2020
Below is an article published by The World, Photo Bitter Winter.
The Uighur story has been in the news for several years, but many are still unfamiliar with the persecution of Uighurs in China. There are reported to be “a million people in concentration camps.” The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Zumretay Arkin of the World Uyghur Congress in Germany about the latest news in Xinjiang and her own personal experience as a Uighur activist.Read More →