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Overview of the Past and Present of Uyghurs

Overview of the Past and Present of Uyghurs

In Commemoration of Yusup Has Hajip’s 1000th Birthday and the 34th Anniversary of the December 12th Uyghur Student Movement in Urumchi Date and Time: Saturday, November 23, 2019; 1 ...

Congratulatory Letter

Congratulatory Letter

The European Union Parliament has awarded Associate Professor Ilham Tohti, who is an economist in a Chinese prison with Sakharov Prize for free speech. The Uyghur Academy would lik ...

The Han supremacists

The Han supremacists

Sinicization is defined as bringing people who are not of Chinese descent under the influence of the Chinese culture. Truly speaking, it is a process where societies that are tradi ...

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  ...

The Han supremacists

Sinicization is defined as bringing people who are not of Chinese descent under the influence of the Chinese culture. Truly speaking, it is a process where societies that are traditionally non-Chinese are put under the influence of the Han Chinese communities, by adapting to their culture, customs, and way of life. Along with Dr Imtiyaz, an area specialist on ethnic and minority studies, I have been calling ...

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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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