Genocide and Genocide Denial

Eurasia Review. 25 May 2021

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The Chinese government’s systematic, comprehensive, and multi-faceted genocidal policy against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims has reached a new phase in my homeland.

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AI emotion-detection software tested on Uyghurs

BBC. 26 May 2021

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A software engineer claimed to have installed such systems in police stations in the province.

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‘I can’t be that careless’: Australian Uyghur activist targeted online

The Guardian. 15 May 2021

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A Uyghur activist in Australia who has been the target of cyber-attacks by hacker groups in China says the Australian government needs to do more to educate the Uyghur community in Australia to protect themselves online.

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PRESS RELEASE: WUC LAUNCHES 2020 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT

Press Release – For immediate release
19 May 2021
Contact: World Uyghur Congress
www.uyghurcongress.org
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.

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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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WEEKLY BRIEF – 07 MAI 2021

NEWS

Hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Uyghur Crisis
On May 6, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing on “The Atrocities Against Uyghurs And Other Minorities in Xinjiang”. Mr. Nury Turkel, USCIRF Commissioner and Chairman of the Board Uyghur Human Rights Project, Ms Tursunay Ziyawudun, camp survivor , and Mr. James A. Millward, Professor of Inter-societal History Walsh School of Foreign Service Georgetown University, spoke as witnesses during the hearing. “I am not asking for sympathy for myself. I am asking the world to wake up and take action”, the courageous Tursunay Ziyawudun said in her testimony. 

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China’s Attempt to Spy on Uyghurs at Home and Abroad | Opinion

Newsweek. 27 April 2021

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China today hosts a complex web of surveillance systems to keep track of its citizens and critics, both at home and abroad. Not only does the Chinese state operate multiple systems to maintain surveillance on its citizens, but it also tasks private companies working in China to further enhance its network of human and technical spies.

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WEEKLY BRIEF – 16 APRIL 2021

The WUC Endorses the Legal Complaint Against 4 France-Based Companies
The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) endorses the formal complaint submitted by French lawyer William Bourdon, on behalf of Mrs Tursunay Ziyawudun and of the organisations Collectif Éthique Sur l’Étiquette, Sherpa and the European Uyghur Institute (IODE), against four France-based multinational companies.

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