Day: 8 March 2020

US Holocaust Museum Labels China’s Persecution of Uyghurs in Xinjiang ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

Source: RFA The Chinese government’s persecution of ethnic Uyghurs—including their mass detention in internment camps—constitutes “crimes against humanity,” according to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opening an avenue for what one expert said could be legal action in an international court of law. Speaking at an event on Thursday entitled “China’s Systematic Persecution of Uyghurs,” […]

Uyghur Mother, Daughter Handed Lengthy Sentences in Xinjiang Prison for Overseas Ties

Source: Radio Free Asia The mother and daughter of a wealthy Uyghur family in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have been sentenced to lengthy jail terms related to their overseas connections, according to family members who live abroad and local officials. Earlier this year, a Uyghur exile in Turkey named Zohre Abduhemit posted […]

Uyghurs for sale: ‘re-education’, forced labour and surveillance beyond Xinjiang

Source: Strategist Forced labour and the abusive practices of the ‘re-education camps’ in China’s Xinjiang region are being exported to major factories across the country, implicating both global brands and the hundreds of millions of consumers (including here in Australia) using their products. Our new ASPI report reveals that the Chinese government has facilitated the mass transfer […]