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US House passes Uyghur Act calling for tough sanctions on Beijing

The US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday demanding a tougher response from the Trump administration over reports of mass detention centers run by the Chinese government in Xinjiang. The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act, which still needs to gain approval from the US Senate, calls for concrete measures to be taken against Beijing over allegations…
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04/12/2019 0

Everything you need to know about the camps in China, as told by a TikTok beauty tutorial

‘I KNEW I HAD TO SAY SOMETHING, PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW.’ Feroza Aziz tells MTV News. You can learn a lot from makeup tutorials — how to blend your contour, put on the perfect cat eye, or even, if you’re watching17-year-old Feroza Aziz, learn about the genocide against Uyghur Muslims in China. On Saturday (November…
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30/11/2019 0
Police patrolling in a night food market near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, a day before the Eid al-Fitr holiday [JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images]

China ‘promotes repentance’ in Uyghur prison camps, leaked reports show

Leaked documents dubbed the “China cables” have revealed details of how the country runs its high-security prison camps for Uyghurs in Xinjiang province. China has long come under criticism for human rights abuses and its policy of rounding up Uyghur Muslims and detaining them in internment camps. The leaked documents include a nine-page memo sent out in…
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25/11/2019 0

Oeigoeren houden van voetbal

De Oeigoerse voetballers douchen na de wedstrijd steeds vaker mee. Een teken van hun integratie, volgens hun Nederlandse clubgenoten. In hun provincie in China worden de Oeigoeren onderdrukt, in Castricum vond een aantal van hen een nieuw leven. Bij FC Castricum gaat het niet elke dag zo. Kleurrijke kleding, oosterse muziek en de geur van…
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17/10/2019 0

‘There’s no hope for the rest of us.’ Uyghur scientists swept up in China’s massive detentions

No one outside the Chinese government knows where Tashpolat Tiyip is. No one knows exactly what charges have been filed against him. The only thing that anyone really knows is that in April 2017, as the geographer and former president of Xinjiang University in Ürümqi prepared to fly from Beijing to Berlin for a scientific…
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16/10/2019 0

Xinjiang Education Reform And The Eradication Of Uyghur-Language Books

The “bilingual” education system introduced over the past decade in Xinjiang is better characterized as an attempt to transform minority education systems in the region. There have been frightening consequences for Uyghur culture. The “bilingual” education system introduced over the past decade in Xinjiang is better characterized as an attempt to transform minority education systems in the region. There…
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03/10/2019 0

Report: China used iPhone website exploit attacks to target Uyghur Muslims

A few days ago, Google Project Zero security researchers detailed a chain of malicious website exploits targeting iPhone users. Now, TechCrunch reports that the Chinese government used these attacks to target Uyghur Muslims.

01/09/2019 0

Oeigoeren in Nederland klagen de Chinese overheid aan

Tientallen Nederlandse Oeigoeren doen aangifte en klagen de Chinese overheid aan. Ze zijn de intimidaties van Peking meer dan zat en hopen dat hun aangiftes de Nederlandse overheid aanzetten tot actie. Nieuwsuur spreekt met vijf Oeigoeren die aangifte hebben gedaan. Eli Ershat is een van hen. Hij maakt zich grote zorgen over zijn familie die nog in…
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14/08/2019 0

China zet Oeigoeren in Nederland onder druk

Oeigoerse asielzoekers en statushouders in Nederland en andere Europese landen worden onder druk gezet door de Chinese overheid om niets te doen of zeggen wat als kritiek op China kan worden uitgelegd. Ze krijgen bijvoorbeeld telefoontjes van familieleden in China die duidelijk maken dat hun daden consequenties hebben voor achtergebleven verwanten. Dat zeggen vijf Oeigoeren…
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09/08/2019 0

China celebrates ‘very happy lives’ in Xinjiang, after detaining 1 million Uighurs

Beijing’s account of camps contrasts with those of detainees, their families BEIJING —  The Chinese government on Tuesday declared its campaign of control and repression in the majority-Muslim region of Xinjiang to be a resounding success, claiming that almost all of those detained in internment camps had been released and were now “living very happy lives.”…
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30/07/2019 0