Uyghur Businessman Remains Jailed Eight Months After ‘Terrorism’ Conviction Reversed on Appeal

Radio Free Asia, 17 September 2019

By Mamatjan Juma and Sada –  One of the wealthiest Uyghur businessmen in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) city, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), remains jailed in poor health more than eight months after his conviction on charges of “terrorism” was overturned on appeal, according to court documents.

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CCP’s Campaign to Purge “Disloyal” Uyghur Scholars

Bitter Winter, 17 September 2019

By Xiang Yi – On September 9, Amnesty International launched a call for urgent action, encouraging people to send letters to President Xi Jinping to demand the immediate and unconditional release of Tashpolat Tiyip, a well-known Uyghur scholar who was sentenced to a suspended death sentence for “separatism” during a secret trial two years ago.

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NGOs: Alarming trend of intimidation and reprisals on UN premises must be addressed urgently

World Uyghur Congress, 17 September 2019

On August 23, 2019, 23 NGOs wrote to the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights (ASG), the President of the Human Rights Council (HRC), and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, to raise concerns over an alarming pattern of intimidation and reprisals faced by members of civil society during sessions of the Human Rights Council and Treaty Bodies.

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Is It the Beginning of the End of Human Suffering in Xinjiang?

Bitter Winter, 15 September 2019

Marco Respinti – China can’t hide the crimes it commits in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region(that Uyghurs prefer to call East Turkestan) anymore.

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China: Xinjiang Children Separated from Families

Human Rights Watch, 15 September 2019

By HRW – Chinese authorities should immediately release to their families children held in “child welfare” institutions and boarding schools in Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should cease unnecessarily separating Uyghur and other Turkic Muslim children from their families.

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Joint Statement- Day of the Disappeared

Joint Statement – For immediate release
30 August 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

‘At the moment, we don’t know his whereabouts, which prison he is in, or even if he is alive.’

‘On December 26, 2017, my sister took a flight from Malaysia to our home town. We have not heard from her since.’

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Int’l Day of the Disappeared: Educating United Nations on Enforced Disappearances of Uyghurs

Hong Kong Free Press, 30 August 2019

By Omer Kanat – In April 2019, António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), addressedChinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping and other world leaders at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

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Uyghur Exile Group Slams ‘Groundless’ Claims by China of Ties to Terrorism Ahead of UN Rights Council

Radio Free Asia, 28 August 2019

By Adile Ablet – Claims made by China to U.N. member states that the head of a Uyghur exile group is a “terrorist” wanted for criminal activities are “groundless,” his organization said in a statement, suggesting Beijing is seeking to silence criticism of its repressive policies in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

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