Muyesser Abdul’ehed Hendan on the BBC 100 Women 2020 List

BBC, 23 November 2020

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The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020.

This year 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.

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China Obscures Probes Into Xinjiang Cotton Supply Chain

Radio Free Asia, 23 November 2020

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Investigators looking for evidence of forced labor in clothing supply chains in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on behalf of global fashion companies are unable to mount effective investigations into what is happening on the ground, auditors, rights activists and a former detainee told RFA.

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Saudi Arabia: Clarify Status of Uyghur Detainees

Human Rights Watch, 23 November 2020

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Saudi authorities should immediately clarify the status of two Chinese Muslim Uyghur men arrested in Saudi Arabia on November 20, 2020, and disclose the basis for their detentions, Human Rights Watch said today. The Saudi authorities should not forcibly return the men to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture.

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Xinjiang Authorities Have Detained Hundreds of Imams, Upending Uyghur Religious Life

Radio Free Asia, 20 November 2020

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Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained hundreds of Muslim imams, according to a Uyghur linguist in exile, creating an atmosphere in which Uyghurs are “afraid of dying” because there is no one to oversee their funeral rites.

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Aksu Internment Camp Was Former Hospital, Raising Fears Uyghur Detainees Are Used in Organ Trade

Radio Free Asia, 18 November 2020

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A hospital for infectious diseases in Aksu (in Chinese, Akesu), in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), has been turned into an internment camp as part of what some experts believe could be a system for harvesting organs from detainees.

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Weekly Brief, 20 November 2020

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WUC Hosts Two-Day Virtual Roundtable “Unite for Rights to End CCP Repression”.
On November 13 and 14, the WUC hosted a virtual roundtable with Uyghur, Tibetan, HongKonger, Taiwanese, Southern Mongolian leaders, MEPs, and international NGOs on “China’s Threat to Global Democracy and Human Rights, Unite for Rights: Coming Together to End CCP Repression”.

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Internment Camps in Xinjiang’s Aksu Separated by Crematorium

Radio Free Asia, 13 November 2020

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Two internment camps recently identified by satellite imagery in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) appear to be separated by a cemetery and crematorium, raising fears that authorities are working to cover up deaths in the facilities.

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Xinjiang Authorities Detain Vocalist, Dozens of Others For Watching Turkish TV Series

Radio Free Asia, 11 November 2020

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Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained a young amateur singer from Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining) city for viewing a Turkish television series, according to officials, who said dozens of others are also in custody for the same reason.

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