Washington: The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has unanimously elected Uyghur-American Nury Turkel as its Chair to lead the Commission for 2022-2023.
Washington: The United States government should vigorously enforce a new law that aims to prevent imports linked to forced labor by Uyghurs and other persecuted groups in China, Human Rights Watch has said.
Geneva: As many as 47 countries have voiced concern about China's Uyghur repression and Beijing's abuses in the country’s far-western Xinjiang region.
London: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) applauded the passing of a resolution in the European Parliament, by an overwhelming majority, which recognises that the Chinese government’s systemic human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkistan “amount to crimes against humanity and a serious risk of genocide”.
Washington/Xinjiang: A top American newspaper has shown how Xinjiang region, a place where Uyghur Muslims stay in large numbers, have turned into an open-air prison camp by the Chinese Communist Party, media reports said.
Washignton: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has said it is seriously disappointed with the outcomes of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet’s, visit to China, including a trip to East Turkestan.
Xinjiang: Chinese authorities in 2017 had arrested a Uyghur athletic trainer who worked at a university in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region, media reports said on Monday.
Xinjiang: About 20 Uyghur teachers from a university in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region, including the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) secretary of the school’s Marxism Institute, have been arrested, media reports said.
Berlin: The German Parliament will hold a discussion on the situation of Uyghur in China's Xinjiang region on Saturday, seen as a step to put pressure on Beijing over the situation of the community in the country.
Xinjiang: A Uyghur academic, who studied in Germany, has been sentenced to 13 years in prison in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, media reports said on Monday.
Washington: The US State Department has released a report where it has described China’s abuses targeting Uyghurs, Hongkongers and Tibetans as among some of the worst human rights violations around the world.
Xinjiang, China: Hundreds of family members of detained Uyghur residents of a small community in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region are now forced by authorities to work in local government-run factories, media reports said.
Xinjiang, China: A Uyghur professor and translator is currently serving 10 years in prison in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region for separatism and promoting Western culture, media reports said on Wednesday.
Beijing: The Chinese government is trying to eradicate the Muslim community of the country and it is evident from the government’s move to shut down more than 150 Uyghur cultural research and language organizations, media reports said on Friday.
Istanbul: Authorities in Istanbul city in Turkey closed a Uyghur elementary school there allegedly at the request of the Chinese government officials who worried students were receiving anti-China instruction, media reports said on Wednesday.