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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 ...

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, the European Union (EU) gets things rolling. On April 18, during its plenary session, the European Parliament (EP) approved an urgent resolution requesting attention on the awful situation of human rights in China and requiring ...

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Mogherini Urges Beijing to Allow Independent Observers to Uyghur Region

Speech by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament urgency debate on China, notably the situation of ethnic and religious minorities Strasbourg, 18/04/2019 - 11:46, UNIQUE ID: 190418_5 Thank you, Mr President, As some of you [Members of the European Parliament] have mentioned, today we do have, compared to five years ago, a new strategy with China, but most importantl ...

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All-party anti-human trafficking campaign, Uyghur human rights crisis on Hill agenda

By Kady O'Malley. Published on Apr 4, 2019 As the House heads into the final day of the budget debate, it appears that Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre may end up being the only MP to put his thoughts on the government’s fiscal fortitude on the permanent parliamentary record. At press time, he’s scheduled to resume his speech this morning, and unless he chooses to wrap it up before time runs out ...

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China’s Highest-Ranking Uyghur Official, With Ties to Opposition Faction, Formally Arrested

Nur Bekri, former governor of Xinjiang, attends a news conference during the annual session of China's rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress, in Beijing on March 7, 2010. (Jason Lee/Reuters) BY NICOLE HAO, April 3, 2019 Nur Bekri, China’s highest-ranking ethnic Uyghur official, was the latest to be ensnared in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s ongoing anti-corruption campaign. Bekri was ...

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Diplomats, activists decry Chinese ‘threats’ at UN rights council

By Nina Larson Diplomats and activists on Monday denounced intense Chinese lobbying, pressure and even threats to rein in criticism of Beijing during last month's session of the UN Human Rights Council. Human Rights Watch charged that the Chinese mission in Geneva had sent a letter to a number of missions urging them to stay away from a US-organized event on March 13 about China's treatment of Uighurs and o ...

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