U.S., UK, Germany clash with China at U.N. over Xinjiang

Reuters. 12 May 2021

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The United States, Germany and Britain clashed with China at the United Nations on Wednesday over the treatment of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, angering Beijing by hosting a virtual event that China had lobbied U.N. member states to stay away from.

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Uyghurs editors’ families slam Chinese documentary to ‘grossly mispresent’ them

Zee News. 12 May 2021

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Families of former Uyghur textbook editors, who have been accused of incorporating ethnically charged and separatist views into classroom literature, say that a pro-Beijing media outlet`s recent documentary grossly misrepresents them.

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China Targets Muslim Women in Push to Suppress Births in Xinjiang

The New York Times. 12 May 2021

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When China’s government ordered women in her mostly Muslim community in the region of Xinjiang to be fitted with contraceptive
devices, Qelbinur Sedik pleaded for an exemption. She was nearly 50 years old, she told officials. She had obeyed the government’s birth
limits and had only one child.

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The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Will Be a Glorification of Xi Jinping and the CCP’s Global Agenda; We Must Counter With a Diplomatic Boycott

China Change. 21 April 2021

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There are many reasons why rights-respecting governments should stay far away from Xi Jinping’s Winter Olympics. To name just a few: the Uyghur genocide, the crushing of political and civil freedoms in Hong Kong, the deepening assault on Tibetan culture and religion, the forced erasure of Mongolian and other ethnic minority identities, “hostage diplomacy,” the unremitting attacks on human rights lawyers, rule of law, freedom of expression, freedom of religion ––the list goes on.

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China urges U.N. states not to attend Xinjiang event next week

Reuters. 8 May 2021

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China has urged United Nations member states not to attend an event planned next week by Germany, the United States and Britain on the repression of Uyghur Muslims and other minorities in Xinjiang, according to a note seen by Reuters on Friday.

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Daphne Bramham: Uyghurs deserve real answers from both China and Canada

Vancouver Sun. 8 May 2021

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Every Thursday afternoon, Turnisa Matsedik-Qira stands outside the Chinese consulate protesting the treatment of her family and other Uyghur families whose relatives have simply disappeared.

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Where is New Zealand’s ‘values-based’ foreign policy when it comes to the Uyghurs?

The Guardian. 6 May 2021

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After the Christchurch terror attacks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern donned a hijab as she comforted the relatives of the 51 Muslims who were killed simply for practising their faith. The image spread across the world and she was lavished with international praise.

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Defying Chinese surveillance, young Uyghurs abroad speak up online

Thomson Reuters Foundation. 4 May 2021

Below is an article published by Thomson Reuters Foundation. Photo:Reuters/Lucy Nicholson.

Unwinding for the evening in her Washington, D.C. flat, Uyghur activist Jewher Ilham often has two thoughts as she turns on her laptop: What should I watch tonight? And will I be interrupted by Chinese hackers again?

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