‘India should stop appeasement of China’

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.

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Forced Population Controls Targeting Uyghurs in Xinjiang Likely Amount to Genocide: Report

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.

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PRESS RELEASE: New Report Provides Evidence that the CCP May Be Committing Genocide Against Uyghurs

Press Release – For immediate release
29 June 2020
Contact: World Uyghur Congres
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 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or
 [email protected]

A recent academic report from prominent scholar Adrian Zenz has provided concrete evidence of the CCP’s attempts to deprive the Uyghur people of a future through policies of mass sterilization and population control.

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WEEKLY BRIEF: 26 JUNE 2020

World Uyghur Congress, 26 June 2020

 NEWS

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.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC Demands an End to Torture in East Turkistan

Press Release – For immediate release
26 June 2020
Contact: World Uyghur Congres
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 www.uyghurcongress.org
+49 89 5432 1999 or
 [email protected]

On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the WUC calls for an immediate end to the Chinese government’s widespread use of torture against Uyghur camp detainees, human rights defenders and prisoners. The Chinese government’s use of torture against Uyghurs violates international law and the basic standards of human decency. The CCP has routinely used torture to extract false confessions, force obedience and complicity in the camps and to punish Uyghurs, Tibetans and Hong Kongers for speaking out against its oppressive rule.

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WUC/UHRP EVENT – From Systematic Assimilation to Cultural Genocide

World Uyghur Congress, June 25, 2020

From Systematic Assimilation to Cultural Genocide: July 5, 2009 as a turning point in China’s repression of Uyghurs

10am – 12pm EDT (GMT-5)

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Register for the event here.

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A totalitarian surveillance city in China should be a warning to us all

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.

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The latest from Xinjiang

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.

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