• 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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Uyghur Legitimation and the Role of Buddhism — Yukiyo Kasai

Introduction In the middle of the 8th century, Uyghurs, a Turkic speaking nomadic tribe, established their Empire, the East Uyghur Kaganate (ca. 744–840), in Mongolia. After the demise of this Kaganate, most of them moved into the eastern part of the Tianshan (天山) area, where they founded a new kingdom, the West Uyghur Kingdom (second half 9th c.–13th c.). This kingdom continued to exist even after the rise ...

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Why I stand up against the Red Evil – China?

Abstract “The issue is more than religion, the issue is more than cultural identity, the issue is more than racism, it is a humanitarian crisis against humanity; it is a comprehensive genocide towards against Uyghurs in terms of culture, religion, language and identity”. I do claim these statements for last few years starting from year 2016. I used to be a neutral academician who mainly focus on academia an ...

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The Rāma Story and Sanskrit in Ancient Xinjiang

by Subhash Kak Most people do not know that until about a thousand years ago, the Tarim Basin (northwest of Tibet, which is the part of Xinjiang below the Tian Shin Mountains) was Indic in culture and it was a thriving part of the Sanskritic world; its people spoke the Gāndhārī language which many see as descended from Vedic Sanskrit, and Khotanese Saka, which is also closely related to Sanskrit. Perhaps th ...

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The Learning Curve: How Communist Party Officials are Applying Lessons from Prior “Transformation” Campaigns to Repression in Xinjiang

JamesTown Foundation Editor’s Note: This article continues coverage by China Brief of the ongoing efforts by the Chinese government to suppress dissent in Xinjiang (see China Brief, May 15 2018; and China Brief, November 5 2018). This article examines commonalities between the situation in Xinjiang and the government’s prior (and ongoing) efforts to suppress and “transform” practitioners of Falun Gong. Due ...

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China’s Protracted Securitization of Xinjiang: Origins of a Surveillance State

e-international Relations Xinjiang has recently been in the international spotlight due to the advent of what observers in the media and scholarly communities have described as a ‘security’, ‘police’, or ‘surveillance’ state (Rajagopalan 2018, Chin and Bürge 2017, Millward 2018). This refers to a conglomerate of security practices implemented by the Chinese authorities and mainly aimed at the Uyghur ethnic ...

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