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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 ...

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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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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Lutpulla Mutellip(1922 – 1945)

Lutpulla Mutellip is one of the important figures in modern Uyghur literature. Although he died very young, at the age of 23, he had a strong influence on modern Uyghur literature, and especially on Uyghur poetry. His poems are reputed for the beauty of his language. "Response to Years" (Yillargha Jawap) is considered to be his poetic masterpiece, and "Thoughtful Blessings" (Xiyalchan Tilek) is another one ...

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