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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 ...

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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