• A Roundtable Discussion on the Current Opportunities and Possibilities in the East Turkistan Case was held in Netherlands.
U.S. Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

U.S. Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur rights

Patricia Zengerle, David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate approved legislation on Thursday calling on President Donald Trump’s administration to toughen its respon ...

US Senate approves Uyghur human rights bill

US Senate approves Uyghur human rights bill

By Haley Byrd, CNN (CNN) The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a bill to sanction Chinese government officials responsible for forced labor camps in the region of Xinjiang, whe ...

A Uyghur Man’s Letter to His Lost Mother

A Uyghur Man’s Letter to His Lost Mother

Abdulhakim Idris is a human rights activist and the husband of the well-known advocate for Uyghurs’ rights, Rushan Abbas. He does not know where his mother is. by Abdulhakim Idris ...

Data and Phones Trap Uighurs While World Looks Other Way

Data and Phones Trap Uighurs While World Looks Other Way

By ADAM KLASFELD Half a year after the release of the “China Cables,” the Western world had harsh words for Chinese abuses of the Uighur people, but have taken no significant actio ...

The coronavirus has helped us finally see China for what it is

The coronavirus has helped us finally see China for what it is

By Kathleen Parker Columnist May 9, 2020 at 1:59 a.m. GMT+3 Thanks to a tendency to project our own values onto other countries, many Americans mistakenly assumed that China would ...

After Coronavirus, China’s Relations With the World Will Never Be the Same

After Coronavirus, China’s Relations With the World Will Never Be the Same

by Keith B. Richburg Leaders of countries long friendly to China because of economic concerns—and willing to turn a blind eye to its atrocious human rights record and abuses like h ...

UK government urged to ban import of Chinese cotton ‘made using Uighur Muslim forced labour’

UK government urged to ban import of Chinese cotton ‘made using Uighur Muslim forced labour’

  Named in submission of evidence to HMRC are some of UK's best-known high street brands, including Ikea, H&M, Muji and Uniqlo Adam Withnall The UK government has been urg ...

Is China committing genocide while the world is distracted by the global pandemic?

Is China committing genocide while the world is distracted by the global pandemic?

Jake Hoffman and Michelle Sassouni Op-ed views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author. If you discovered that a communist dictatorship had confirmed reports showing ...

China Organ Harvesting Campaigners demand UN Chief Investigates Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Human Rights role

China Organ Harvesting Campaigners demand UN Chief Investigates Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Human Rights role

By David Brennan n independent tribunal based in London has written to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urging him to investigate the appointment of a Chinese official to the ...

New iOS exploit discovered being used to spy on Uyghur

New iOS exploit discovered being used to spy on Uyghur

By Catalin Cimpanu New "Insomnia" exploit works on iOS versions 12.3, 12.3.1, and 12.3.2; was patched in iOS 12.4 last year. Security firm Volexity said today that it discovered a ...

CCP Assimilates Uyghurs by Banning Their Culture and Religion

CCP Assimilates Uyghurs by Banning Their Culture and Religion

Chang Xin  The Chinese government has been eradicating Uyghurs’ customs and traditions by prohibiting the use of their language, forcing them to eat pork. Forced to eat pork A Han ...

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The jailed folk singer at the front line of the Uighur struggle

AlJazeera Abdurehim Heyit unites Uighurs, intimidates China and makes the world pay attention to our plight only with his music. Last August, a United Nations anti-discrimination panel shocked the world by reporting that up to one million members of the Uighur community - a Muslim, Turkic-speaking minority in China - were forced into internment camps in the country's western Xinjiang region. The revelation ...

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Dr. Rishat Abbas

Brief Biography Dr. Rishat Abbas is a pharmaceutical scientist and clinical research & development leader with over 25 years of drug research and development experience. He received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Ohio State University, Ohio, USA, in 1994. Dr. Abbas provided clinical pharmacology, clinical and medical leadership for research and development of innovative new medicines across ...

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U.S. lawmakers nominate jailed Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti for Nobel Peace Prize

Japan Times WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle have nominated jailed Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti — sentenced to life in prison for “separatism” — for the Nobel Peace Prize. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, both signed the nomination letter earlier this week, which came from the bipartisan Congressional-Executive ...

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Uighur scientist lands on Time Magazine’s ‘most influential’ list

UyghurTimes Time Magazine named Shoukhrat Mitalipov, who directs the OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy, as one of the 50 most influential people in health care for 2018. Time ,an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City,cited Mitalipov’s work “designing disease-free embryos.” Mitalipov used the CRISPR gene-editing technique to repair a genetic mutation causing ...

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The story of a Uyghur freedom fighter in a journalistic career

by Ayesha Dear everyone, I would like to share with you a simple but impressive story of a Uyghur lady in exile, who has been fighting with a dragon, the Chinese government, using her broadcasting profession as a weapon. Her name is Gulchehra Abduqeyum Hoja and her people used to call her Gul, which means flower. She is very well known to the Uyghurs because of her unique style in TV programs back home as w ...

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