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China ban on some textbooks seen as aimed at Uighur culture

China ban on some textbooks seen as aimed at Uighur culture

WashingonPost BEIJING — For 15 years, Yalqun Rozi skillfully navigated state bureaucracies to publish textbooks that taught classic poems and folk tales to millions of his fellow m ...

Uyghur love in a time of interethnic marriage

Uyghur love in a time of interethnic marriage

By Darren Byler SupChina Since 2018, there has been a notable rise in articles promoting marriage between Han men and Uyghur women.  At a time when many people across China think o ...

‘My Parents Were Disappeared’: NYC Foreign Student Fears Going Home to China

‘My Parents Were Disappeared’: NYC Foreign Student Fears Going Home to China

NBCN In 2015, Aierken “Alfred” Ailapati left his home and family in Xinjiang, China, to study finance at a university in New York City. Now, Alfred says he can't remember the last ...

ئالدىدا – Before

ئالدىدا – Before

نىمشېھىت  Nimshehit Translated by Aziz Isa Elkun ۋەسلىدىن ئۆزگە كېرەكمەس ماڭا جانان ئالدىدا  ئارزۇيۇم سەن ئېرۇرسەن تەن بىلەن جان ئالدىدا  بىرگۈلى رەنا ئېرۇرسەن باغۇ بوستان ئالدىدا  ...

Searching for truth in China’s Uighur ‘re-education’ camps

Searching for truth in China’s Uighur ‘re-education’ camps

Image captionThe highly secure camp building in Uyghur Autonomous Region By John Sudworth, BBC News The Chinese region of Uyghur Autonomous Region is home to millions of ethnic Mus ...

Prominent Uyghur Writer Dies at Chinese Internment Camp

Prominent Uyghur Writer Dies at Chinese Internment Camp

The ongoing plight of the Uyghur Muslims, whereby they are oppressed by the Chinese state and thrown into concentration camps, has seen the death of one of its prominent writers. N ...

Surveillance Of Uyghurs In Xinjiang, China Amounts To A Burgeoning Human Rights Crisis

Surveillance Of Uyghurs In Xinjiang, China Amounts To A Burgeoning Human Rights Crisis

The Organization for the Wolrd Peace The westernmost region of China, officially known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, has drawn international attention in recent years for t ...

China ban on some textbooks seen as aimed at Uighur culture

WashingonPost BEIJING — For 15 years, Yalqun Rozi skillfully navigated state bureaucracies to publish textbooks that taught classic poems and folk tales to millions of his fellow minority Uighurs in China’s far western region of Xinjiang. That all changed three years ago when the ruling Communist Party launched what it says is a campaign against ethnic separatism and religious extremism in Xinjiang. Suddenl ...

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Uyghur love in a time of interethnic marriage

By Darren Byler SupChina Since 2018, there has been a notable rise in articles promoting marriage between Han men and Uyghur women.  At a time when many people across China think of Uyghur men as potential terrorists and Uyghur women as potential fashion models, a new interethnic sexual politics is being institutionalized across Xinjiang. In May 2019, a young Uyghur graduate student in Europe who I’ll refer ...

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‘My Parents Were Disappeared’: NYC Foreign Student Fears Going Home to China

NBCN In 2015, Aierken “Alfred” Ailapati left his home and family in Xinjiang, China, to study finance at a university in New York City. Now, Alfred says he can't remember the last time he heard his parents' voices. In August of 2018, he says he learned both of his parents had been sent to what he calls “re-education camps” in China. Alfred believes this was retaliation by the Chinese government for his deci ...

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Searching for truth in China’s Uighur ‘re-education’ camps

Image captionThe highly secure camp building in Uyghur Autonomous Region By John Sudworth, BBC News The Chinese region of Uyghur Autonomous Region is home to millions of ethnic Muslim Uighurs who have lived there for decades. Rights groups say hundreds of thousands have been detained in camps without trial, but China argues they voluntarily attend centres which combat "extremism". The BBC went inside one of ...

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Prominent Uyghur Writer Dies at Chinese Internment Camp

The ongoing plight of the Uyghur Muslims, whereby they are oppressed by the Chinese state and thrown into concentration camps, has seen the death of one of its prominent writers. Nurmuhammad Tohti, a well-known writer in the Xinjiang province, was taken to the divisive camps after being picked up by state authorities from his home last year. He joins the list of intellectuals who were taken for “re-educatio ...

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