Month: January 2020

This dissident leaked explosive documents depicting China’s brutal treatment of Uighurs

Source: PBS The U.S. says more than a million Uighur Muslims are in detention or camps in China’s vast northwest Xinjiang province. The Chinese government counters that it is focused on the “re-education” of extremists. But in her first television interview, a Uighur dissident describes this Chinese repression as a repeat of the Holocaust. Special […]

Uyghurs in Xinjiang Ordered to Replace Traditional Décor With Sinicized Furniture

Source: RFA Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are ordering Uyghurs to “modernize” the interiors of their homes by ridding them of traditional ethnic decor and adding Sinicized furniture, largely to the benefit of majority Han Chinese entrepreneurs, sources said. In recent months, officials in the XUAR have been promoting the “Sanxin […]

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

Source: The Washington Times Last year, I had the privilege of taking a private tour of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Americans and the Holocaust exhibit. The purpose of the exhibit is to highlight the role of average Americans and their response to the events of the Holocaust. As I wandered the halls of the […]