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Uighurs Condemn China Forcing Muslims to Eat Pork During Ramadan

Uighurs Condemn China Forcing Muslims to Eat Pork During Ramadan

A Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official conceded this week that Beijing had imposed draconian restrictions on Ramadan practices in Muslim-majority Xinjiang, denying reports of a b ...

How Uyghurs are silenced from sharing their suffering with the world

How Uyghurs are silenced from sharing their suffering with the world

RTR World Many Uyghurs don't speak out due to fear of repercussions and others don't because they have been indoctrinated against criticising the Chinese government. “Two months ag ...

Former Xinjiang teacher claims brainwashing and abuse inside mass detention centers

Former Xinjiang teacher claims brainwashing and abuse inside mass detention centers

Almaty, Kazakhstan (CNN) Overflowing toilets in overcrowded cells. Food and sleep deprivation. Forced injections. As she witnessed horror after horror and was told of others, Sayra ...

Xinjiang crackdown at the heart of China’s Belt and Road

Xinjiang crackdown at the heart of China’s Belt and Road

Traders travel freely through the bustling Khorgos special economic zone that straddles the Kazakhstan-China border, but signs on the Chinese side bear a blunt warning -- no veils ...

China’s Uyghur re-education centres in Xinjiang will not produce a loyal and obedient population

China’s Uyghur re-education centres in Xinjiang will not produce a loyal and obedient population

The Conversation The Chinese government’s denials of its mass interment of Xinjiang’s Uyghur citizens have evaporated as international pressure has piled up in recent weeks. In the ...

There’s Life in the EU, and Hope for the Persecuted in China

There’s Life in the EU, and Hope for the Persecuted in China

Brussels’ hemicycle passed an urgent resolution on human rights and religious freedom in the land of the Red Dragon. We applaud it while noting a few faults. Marco Respinti Finally ...

Letter to the Editor: Silence has Terrible Price

Letter to the Editor: Silence has Terrible Price

Attending an institution of higher learning like KU allows you to be in an environment cherishing inclusion and diversity of opinion. But you quickly come to find not all the world ...

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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