Tag Archives: East Turkistan

  • China warns US of a ‘price’ for Uyghur bill

    China warned Wednesday that a "price must be paid" after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation seeking sanctions against senior Chinese officials over the crackdown on mainly Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang. ...

  • More secrets of China’s Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media

    Classified Chinese government documents made public by an international group of journalists describe the repressive inner workings of detention camps in Xinjiang, in a second rare leak in days of secret files. ...

  • China defends Xinjiang crackdown after massive document leak

    China on Monday vowed it would "never be soft" in its crackdown in Xinjiang, after a massive leak of government documents shed new light on the mass detention of Muslims in the far-west region. ...

  • Leaked Chinese government documents show details of Xinjiang clampdown

    A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country’s western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping, the New York Times reported on Saturday. ...

  • More than 20 countries condemn China for mass detentions in East Turkistan

    Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the UN Human Rights Council. ...

  • Uyghur activist’s fight for East Turkistan

    Every weekend Abdurehim Gheni is at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, bringing awareness to the human rights abuses of the Uyghurs in East Turkistan (Chinese: Xinjiang) by the Chinese government. ...

  • Uyghur freedom fighter Rebiya Kadeer given Free Spirit Award 2018

    Prominent Uyghur freedom fighter Rebiya Kadeer has been named the recipient of the Free Spirit Award 2018 during an event in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • UN chief raised Uyghurs plight with Chinese authorities

    Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uyghurs incarcerated in re-education camps in China with Chinese authorities during a recent visit to Beijing. ...

  • NS Venkataraman China at the crossroads

    China is realizing that economic and trade power has its limits, like Hitler realised that military power has its limits. If China will not alter its aims, it will pay a price before long. ...

  • China rejects Turkey criticism on Uyghurs, denies poet died

    China hit back at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uyghurs and denied Ankara's claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an "absurd lie". ...