Two Dozen UN Member States Condemn China’s Treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Radio Free Asia, 30 October 2019

By Eugene Whong – China’s treatment of ethnic Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) drew major criticism from 23 members of the United Nations

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‘Deeply disturbing’ footage surfaces of blindfolded Uyghurs at train station in Xinjiang

ABC News, 23 September 2019

By Erin Handley – The footage purportedly shows dozens of Uyghur men — their heads freshly shaved —blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs during a mass transfer at a train station in the north-west region of China.

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Uyghur Brothers Perish While Detained in Xinjiang

Radio Free Asia, 18 September 2019

By Shohret Hoshur – A pair of Uyghur brothers who had both been held in the same internment camp in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), have died in detention, according to sources.

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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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Weekly Brief August 30

World Uyghur Congress, 30 August 2019

August 30: Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Beginning in 2011, the international community has dedicated August 30 as an opportunity to raise awareness of enforced disappearances.

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Joint Statement- Day of the Disappeared

Joint Statement – For immediate release
30 August 2019
Contact: World Uyghur Congress www.uyghurcongress.org
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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