Tag Archives: East Turkistan

  • 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". ...

  • Turkey calls on China to close internment camps for Muslims

    Turkey called on China to close its internment camps for Muslims, saying the camps which reportedly hold a million ethnic Uyghur people are a “great shame for humanity”. ...

  • Uyghurs, Tibetans jointly hold anti-China protest rally outside UN

    A large number of exiled Uyghurs and Tibetans living in Europe on Tuesday carried out a massive anti-China protest rally here. They shouted slogans and labelled China a "terrorist nation". ...

  • Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

    China must come clean about the fate of an estimated one million minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in its far western region of Xinjiang, Amnesty International said Monday. ...

  • China has prevented ‘great tragedy’ in Xinjiang, state-run paper says

    Massively stepped-up security in China’s restive far western region of Xinjiang has helped prevent “great tragedy”, a state-run newspaper said on Monday. ...