The Infowar on China’s Xinjiang-Uyghur Crisis. Now They’re Targeting Pakistan and PM Imran Khan

The Western Mainstream Media’s infowar about the true state of the anti-terrorist situation in Xinjiang failed after a group of diplomats and journalists were unprecedentedly allowed to visit some of the education and job-training facilities in the strategically located province, … The post The Infowar on China’s Xinjiang-Uyghur Crisis. Now They’re Targeting Pakistan and PM Imran Khan appeared first on Global Research .
| English, Imran Khan, pakistan |

Representatives of diplomatic missions in China visit Xinjiang Uygur region

A joint delegation of representatives of diplomatic missions from 12 countries accredited to China visited the cities of Urumqi, Kashgar and Hotan of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) from 28 to 30 December 2018.
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China and the Uyghurs, by Godfree Roberts

The escalating trade war against China, threats of sanctions over allegations of Uyghur detention camps in Xinjiang, threats of sanctions if China buys Russian defense equipment, all is aimed at disruption of the sole emerging threat to a Washington global order. How China’s authorities are trying to deal with this full assault is illustrated by...
| Foreign Policy, American Media, China |

The Uighur Question: A Civil Society Solution

In the last few months, the International Movement for a Just World (JUST) like so many other civil society groups in various parts of the world has been inundated with videos and articles from different sources alleging cruel persecution and harsh oppression of the Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang province in the Western part of More
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Crackdown in Xinjiang: China and the Islamic World’s Achilles Heel

by James M. Dorsey A disagreement between major Indonesian religious leaders and the government on how to respond to China’s crackdown on Turkic Muslims raises questions about the Islamic World’s ability to sustain its silence about what amounts to one… Continue Reading  
| Analysis, China, James Dorsey |

China’s alleged Uighur abuse could strain ties with Muslim countries

EARLIER this week the Malaysian government has chided Beijing's alleged abuse of minority ethnic Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang in a move that would likely add further strain to its cooling ties with China. The post China’s alleged Uighur abuse could strain ties with Muslim countries appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
| China, Indonesia, Malaysia |

Forced Labor Revealed at Xinjiang Camps

Beijing’s approach to its network of “re-education” camps in Xinjiang—which have detained between 800,000 and two million Turkic Muslims—has shifted from outright
| China & the World, Human Rights, Law |

Fear and Loathing in Xinjiang: Ethnic Cleansing in the 21st Century

What we are witnessing in Xinjiang is a new form of ethnic cleansing that draws from all of these mass atrocities of the past while benefiting from the technologies of control available in the 21st century. Over the last two years, there has been a flurry of news coverage of the mass human rights abuses […] The post Fear and Loathing in Xinjiang: Ethnic Cleansing in the 21st Century appeared first on Fair Observer .
| Asia Pacific, China News, Chinese politics news |

CPJ: Xinjiang Key Focus for Journalist Detentions

An annual census of detentions by the Committee to Project Journalists has identified China as one of the most prolific jailers, and highlighted ongoing mass detentions in Xinjiang
| China & the World, Human Rights, Law |

Concerns Rise as Muslim Crackdown Broadens

Authorities in Xinjiang have detained an estimated one million or more Turkic Muslims in “re-education” camps and turned the region into a frontline laboratory for draconian
| China & the World, Hong Kong, Human Rights |

Re-education Camps, Infiltration, Surveillance: China Criticized over Persecution of Uyghur Muslims

The United Nations and human rights groups have accused China's government of setting up massive anti-Muslim "re-education" camps in the northwest Xinjiang province to disappear, jail and brainwash Uyghur Muslims. Some estimates put the population in the camps at up to 2 million. After months of denials, China acknowledged their existence in October, saying they are part of efforts to counter extremism. But Uyghurs say it's a form of collective punishment—and that they live under a high-tech surveillance state designed
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China: RSF calls for the release of award-winning photojournalist

News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of Lu Guang, an award-winning Chinese photojournalist and US permanent resident who went missing during a trip to Xinjiang on November 3rd. Lu Guang , an acclaimed photojournalist based in New York, went on a trip to Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province, on October 23rd, where he expected to meet with local photogra
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Exiled Uighurs call for action on China over crackdown

Exiled ethnic Uighur shares accounts of harassment by Chinese authorities and expresses concern for missing family members caught up in sweeping security operations back home.
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5 Horrible Things Happening To Uyghur Muslims in Chinese Secret Camps

By Gulnaz Uighur In 1949 two things happened, first was the establishment of the People’s Republic of China and second was the invasion of East Turkestan by them. Soon after these events, the world witnessed ‘cultural revolution’ under Mao Zedong. It was one of the most dreadful phases in my people’s history. History is repeating […]
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China censors US publication focusing on the video surveillance industry

News RSF condemns the Chinese authorities’ decision last Friday to block IP Video Market (IPVM), a US-based website that focuses on the video surveillance industry, after it reported on China’s deployment of surveillance technology in Xinjiang. US website IP Video Market (IPVM) , a Hawaii-based publication created in 2008 that focuses on the video surveillance industry worldwide, was blocked
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Making China great again: Xi Jinping’s troubled nationalist revival

China’s leader points to external enemies but his biggest problems are at home. In September, the Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang stepped on to the stage in a conference centre in Tianjin to address the attendees gathered for the World Economic Forum’s annual China meeting. The offer of reassurance to the Davos crowd may be becoming a habit: Xi Jinping did it in
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Islamic World Mounts Protests Against Xinjiang Crisis

As details and personal accounts continue to emerge from Xinjiang—where up to a million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims are being detained in extralegal re-education camps—China
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China: RSF denounces the arrests of four journalists of Xinjiang Daily

News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Chinese authorities to release a deputy editor, a head of a subsidiary newspaper, and two directors of the Xinjiang Daily group, who were arrested last month for the absurd reason of being “two-faced.” Police in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region arrested Ilham Weli, Xinjiang Daily’s deputy editor-in-chief; Memtimin Obul and Juret Haji , direct
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Xinjiang Human Rights Crisis Draws Global Condemnation

The Chinese government’s continued denial of the purpose of extralegal re-education camps that are reportedly holding up to one million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang
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China Drafts Restrictions for All Religions

by James M. Dorsey China intends to extend aspects of its crackdown on Islam in the north-western province of Xinjiang to all religions as is evident from the publication of proposed restrictive guidelines for online religious activity. The guidelines, according to… Continue Reading  
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HRW accuses China of systematic rights violations against Uighur Muslims

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is blaming the Chinese government for a “systematic campaign of human rights violations” against Uighur Muslims in northwestern Xinjiang, an autonomous region in the country.
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New Reports Add Detail to Xinjiang Camp Allegations

Several new detailed reports on extralegal detention centers in Xinjiang have shed new light on the extent of the camps, the treatment of detainees, and the heightened restrictions
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HRW report: Chinese government violates Xinjiang Muslims' rights

Human Rights Watch says it has new evidence of the arbitrary mass detention, torture, and mistreatment of Turkic Muslims by the Chinese government in Xinjiang province.
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The Country Club

In 1944, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People drew up a list of complaints. The Allied powers had met at Dumbarton Oaks to lay a foundation for the creation of the United Nations. But, in the postwar world that the conference-goers envisioned, the imperial powers would continue to rule over their colonial subjects; the end of the war would not bring freedom for these people. W.E.B. Du Bois, one of the NAACP’s diplomatic liaisons to the conference,
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The Other Political Correctness

There is an epidemic of self-censorship at U.S. universities on the subject of China, one that limits debate and funnels students and academics away from topics likely to offend the Chinese Communist Party. This epidemic stems less from the hundreds of millions of dollars Chinese individuals and the Chinese Communist Party spend in U.S. universities, or the influx of students from mainland China—roughly 350,000 in the United States , up more than fivefold from a decade ago. Rather, it is
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Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: Chinese Fear Attacks By Uyghur Jihadists

by James M. Dorsey A seemingly obsessive fear of Uyghur nationalist and religious sentiment has prompted Chinese leaders to contemplate military involvement in Syria and Afghanistan and risk international condemnation for its massive repression in its north-western province of Xinjiang,… Continue Reading  
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U.N. Calls for Release of Xinjiang Detainees

The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has issued a report that calls on the Chinese government to release all Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities
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US lawmakers seek sanctions on China over treatment of Muslims

US lawmakers on Wednesday urged Trump's administration to impose sanctions on Chinese officials over human rights abuses against Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's far-west Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
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US lawmakers seek sanctions on China over treatment of Muslims

US lawmakers on Wednesday urged Trump's administration to impose sanctions on Chinese officials over human rights abuses against Muslim ethnic minorities in the country's far-west Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
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Could a change in Chinese mindset save China’s Muslim minorities?

Circulating Chinese-language material that carefully and respectfully frames the Xinjiang camps in a way that resonates with Sinophone readers could be a way to cut through on this pressing issue. The post Could a change in Chinese mindset save China’s Muslim minorities? appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
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US senators demand sanctions against Chinese officials over Muslim abuses

US Senators are calling for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for an ongoing brainwashing campaign of the Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang, China. The post US senators demand sanctions against Chinese officials over Muslim abuses appeared first on Asian Correspondent .
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Delegation from Xinjiang Culture and Communication Center visits OIC headquarters

A delegation from Xinjiang Culture and Communication Center paid a visit to the organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), General Secretariat headed by Xu Guixiang, Vice Secretary General of the China Overseas Friendship Association and accompanied by of
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Ramadan Restrictions in Xinjiang

As has been the case over the last few years, the government in Xinjiang Autonomous region has put restrictions on the local Uighur with respect to the observance of Ramadan. […]
| Chinese Muslims, Uighur, china |

Muslim Theme Park in China?

It is usually the condition of Muslims from Xinjiang that gets reported in the media in the West and that is also how the news of Muslims in China reaches […]
| Chinese Muslims |