Sec State Pompeo Signals Break on China Policy, Suggests US-led Alliance Against Beijing

Sandra Loyd

Washington needs to make a tidy break with its existing policy of trusting China and ought to lead a global “alliance of democracies” to counter its significantly aggressive actions, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated Thursday, in the current of a series of hawkish Trump administration speeches about Beijing. Speaking at the Nixon Library […]

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Xinjiang Authorities Instruct Residents to Mislead Investigators Over Population Controls

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) are preparing regional residents for sees with outside “inspectors” by ordering them to disavow understanding of “family planning” policies targeting Uyghurs that a current report related to genocide, according to sources. RFA’s Uyghur Service just recently got info from a confidential source who stated that authorities […]

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Coronavirus Infections Mount to Four Dozen in Xinjiang Capital Amid New Outbreak

Sandra Loyd

A coronavirus outbreak in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) continued to spread out Monday, as the variety of cases increased to almost four dozen in the capital Urumqi and authorities verified the first case in the city of Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi). The XUAR Health Commission revealed 17 new cases of COVID-19, the […]

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Xinjiang Capital Urumqi on Lockdown Amidst New Outbreak of Coronavirus

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in Urumqi, the capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) have actually purchased a lockdown, cancelling almost all flights in and out of the city, after verifying a minimum of 17 cases of infection from the coronavirus. According to official figures, the city of 3.5 million has actually tape-recorded just 6 symptomatic […]

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‘The Party Has Stretched Its Arms Into All Corners of Uyghur Life’: Scholar of Uyghur Culture

Sandra Loyd

Timothy Grose is a teacher of China Research studies with know-how in ethnic policy at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana. He just recently composed a post entitled, “If you don’t know how, just learn: Chinese housing and the transformation of Uyghur domestic space,” in which he argues that policies executed by the Chinese […]

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Uyghur Missing 35 Family Members in Xinjiang

Sandra Loyd

Memetrusul Hesen an ethnic Uyghur from Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Self-governing Area (XUAR) who is currently living in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, has actually not had any type of contact with 35 members of his family, all of whom live back in Kashgar’s Kargilik (Yecheng) county, for more than 4 years […]

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‘The Tools Are Available to The Administration’ to Press China on Uyghurs: US Religious Freedom Envoy

Sandra Loyd

Sam Brownback is an attorney, former United States Senator and former guv of the state of Kansas who has actually worked as the U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom given that February 2018. He talked to RFA Uyghur Service Director Alim Seytoff on June. 24 about U.S. President Donald Trump’s enactment recently of the Uyghur […]

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US Should ‘Immediately Enforce’ Sanctions on Chinese Officials For Abuses in Xinjiang: Religious Freedom Panel

Sandra Loyd

U.S. President Donald Trump should “immediately enforce” sanctions versus Chinese officials accountable for rights abuses in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) as licensed by an act of Congress he signed into law today, according to a panel on religious freedom. On Wednesday, Trump enacted the Uyghur Person Rights Policy Act of 2020 (UHRPA), […]

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Prominent Uyghur Journalist Confirmed Detained After Nearly Three Years

Sandra Loyd

A prominent Uyghur journalist has actually been confirmed detained in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) after vanishing nearly three years earlier, according to an official in the local capital Urumqi. Qurban Mamut, the former editor-in-chief of the official Xinjiang Cultural Journal, went missing out on around November 2017, numerous months after he and […]

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‘By Forcing my Father to Call me, They’ re Trying to Warn me to be Peaceful’

Sandra Loyd

Jewlan Shirmemet, a Uyghur who has actually resided in Turkey’s biggest city Istanbul considering that 2008, had actually remained quiet about politics till around 6 months earlier, when he started to speak up as part of a campaign to complimentary his mom, Suriye Tursun, from approximate detention back home in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area […]

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