“Unity” policies haven taken place in Xinjiang against a backdrop of the mass incarceration of at least 1.8 million Uyghurs and other ethnic minority Muslims in “re-education” camps, and their involvement in forced labor, as well as amid reports of the systemic rape, sexual abuse, and forced sterilization of Uyghur women in the camps.
The world is experiencing the reality of genocide once again. New evidence and new documents emerge every day regarding the genocide carried out by the Chinese Communist regime against Muslim Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and other populations in East Turkestan. Despite this undeniable situation, the sight of the German-led European Union sitting at the table with China shows that the West has forgotten the words “never again” in the wake of the Holocaust.
The Customs and Border Protection agency issued an order Wednesday ending shipments from the quasi-military Xinjiang Protection and Construction Corps. The order also requires any U.S. company seeking to import cotton products from China to prove they did not come from the XPCC or were included in the supply chain.
VISION TIMES Several human rights groups have written a joint letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) asking them to block China from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics due to the country’s gross human rights violations. Beijing is looking forward to hosting the event as a way to showcase to the world how technologically advanced and socially […]
In the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups cannot practice Islam, speak their language, or engage with their culture. Since 2017, the Chinese government has been imprisoning Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups in Xinjiang’s “reeducation” camps. Up to two million people are estimated to be currently imprisoned. Prisoners are tortured and forced to abandon their religion and culture
Jane Tang | Radio Free Asia Two Uyghur exile groups have filed a dossier of evidence to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, accusing top Chinese officials—including President Xi Jinping—of “genocide” and “crimes against humanity” related to a crackdown on the Muslim ethnic minority group in northwestern China. The East Turkistan Government-in-Exile (ETGE) […]
<!–[CDATA[ VISION TIMES Over a dozen senators from Canada recently wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking the federal government to take strict actions against Chinese officials identified to be involved in human rights violations. The letter, written by senators Leo Housakos and Thanh Hai Ngo, was co-signed by 11 other senators. The […]
Joshua Lipes | Radio Free Asia China’s government has destroyed much of Kashgar’s Old City in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) precisely because of its cultural significance for Uyghurs, according to a new report, which called the campaign key to understanding how Beijing seeks to control the ethnic group. In its new report, entitled […]
<!–[CDATA[ Gulchehre Hoja | Radio Free Asia The U.S. recently sanctioned a hair products company based in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) for its links to forced labor, but a closer investigation by RFA’s Uyghur Service shows that several firms in the area operate similar business models and are likely linked to internment camps. […]
<!–[CDATA[ LORD ALTON OF LIVERPOOL | HONG KONG FREE PRESS The UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab MP has reconfirmed a significant commitment. In a letter addressed to 44 concerned parliamentarians, he stated that the Government’s new global human rights regime will see the introduction of ‘Magnitsky-style’ sanctions and that the necessary legislation will be ready […]