Day: 29 February 2020

Uyghur Former Detainee of Xinjiang Internment Camp Denied Treatment Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

Source: Radio Free Asia A Uyghur former detainee of an internment camp in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has been unable to get treatment for a serious medical issue because breaking an ongoing quarantine for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) could see him sent back to the camps, officials said. Recent reporting by RFA’s […]

Uyghurs starving as China imposes draconian coronavirus measures

Source: MEMO Activists in Xinjiang have complained that they are suffering shortages of food and medicine as China imposes a quarantine to curb the spread of coronavirus, reports the New Arab. The Washington-based Uyghur Human Rights Project has said that residents inside Xinjiang province, East Turkestan, have been ordered to stay inside their homes and that […]

Google Translate adds five languages

Source: Google Millions of people around the world use Google Translate, whether in a verbal conversation, or while navigating a menu or reading a webpage online. Translate learns from existing translations, which are most often found on the web. Languages without a lot of web content have traditionally been challenging to translate, but through advancements […]

Uighur woman says she was threatened by Chinese police after husband appeared on Q&A

Source: THE GUARDIAN A Uighur woman who is reportedly under house arrest in Xinjiang says she was visited by Chinese police and threatened after her Australian husband appeared on the ABC’s Q&A program on Monday. Sadam Abdusalam asked Wang Xining – the deputy head of mission at Australia’s Chinese embassy – on Monday why his wife […]

Document confirms brutal treatment of Uyghurs in China

Source: UCA NEWS Fresh reports have emerged about the extent of the crackdown by Chinese authorities against Muslim Uyghurs in the central region of Xinjiang after a leaked internal Communist Party document was obtained by German media. And on Feb. 21 Amnesty International released case studies showing how China is systematically harassing Uyghurs and other Chinese Muslim […]