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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On Some Mythological Plots in Ancient Uyghur Literature

By Tatiana A. Anikeeva Uyghur Initiative Papers No. 3, October 2014 Attributed to the ancient Uyghur literary tradition are some texts written in Uyghur and Arabic script in the 8th-9th centuries and some literary monuments written a couple of centuries later in the 11th. These texts are as a rule connected with the main, established religious traditions (though some of them have only jural or household con ...

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Uyghur Literature

Literature of the Uyghurs in Kazakhstan, having common roots with Uighur literature of Eastern Turkestan (Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region of China), has evolved by its own historical way. It has been influenced by all social and political perturbations in Soviet society from the first five-year plans up to perestroika. The mass repressions of the late 1930s adversely affected it. The best sons of the peop ...

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Uyghur Modernist Poetry: Three Contemporary Writers

Joshua L. Freeman The Uyghur people, who live primarily in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China, have for many centuries held poetry and poets in high esteem. While many aspects of Uyghur life have been altered by social, cultural, and political change over the last century, the importance of poetry in Uyghur culture remains undiminished. Perhaps that’s why modernist poetry, which burst onto the Uyghur ...

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The Wild Pigeon

Free the Wild Pigeon Free the Wild Pigeon is a campaign to call attention to the plight of Nurmuhemmet Yasin, author of the fable Wild Pigeon. Nurmuhemmet was sentenced to 10 years' prison for writing this tragic but beautiful tale of a bird who sets out on a journey of discovery, but is captured and caged by humans. In the end, the pigeon commits suicide rather than live a life in captivity. Chinese author ...

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Uyghur Identity, Language Policy and Political Discourse

Arienne M. Dwyer This study explores Chinese language policy and language use in Inner Asia, as well as the relation of language policy to the politics of Uyghur identity. Language is central to ethnic identity, and official language policies are often overlooked as critical factors in conflict over ethnic nationalism. In Chinese Inner Asia, any solution to ethnic conflict will include reallinguistic and cu ...

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