‘The Man in Shackles is my Father’: Daughter of Jailed ‘Two-Faced’ Uyghur Official

RFA. 17 May 2021

Below is an article published by RFA. Photo:Subhi Memet.

Memet Abdulla, the former chief of the forestry bureau of China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), was detained by national security officers on April 29, 2017, shortly after the launch of a campaign of mass extralegal incarceration that has since seen up to 1.8 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities held in a vast network of internment camps in the region.

Read More →

Uyghur imams targeted in China’s Xinjiang crackdown

BBC. 13 May 2021

Below is an article published by BBC. Photo: Getty Images.

China has imprisoned or detained at least 630 imams and other Muslim religious figures since 2014 in its crackdown in the Xinjiang region, according to new research by a Uyghur rights group.

Read More →


Press Release – For immediate release
19 May 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
0049 (0) 89 5432 1999 or [email protected]

The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is releasing its 2020 annual report on the human rights situation in East Turkistan covering the events of 2020.

Read More →

Staged Eid Celebrations Whitewash China’s Abusive Policies in Xinjiang: Uyghur Rights Advocate

RFA. 13 May 2021

Below is an article published by RFA. Photo:AFP.

China’s portrayal of residents of its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) enjoying religious freedom with public celebrations of the end of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan marks an effort to whitewash its harsh rights record in the region, the head of a Uyghur advocacy group said Thursday.

Read More →

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

Reuters. 12 May 2021

Below is an article published by Reuters. Photo:REUTERS/Mike Segar.

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.

Read More →

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

Zee News. 12 May 2021

Below is an article published by Zee News. Photo:Twitter.

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.

Read More →

China Targets Muslim Women in Push to Suppress Births in Xinjiang

The New York Times. 12 May 2021

Below is an article published by The New York Times. Photo:Gilles Sabrie.

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.

Read More →

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

Below is an article published by China Change. Photo:AFP.

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.

Read More →