‘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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China Puts Hardliner in Charge of Hong Kong’s New State Security Operation

Sandra Loyd

The judgment Chinese Communist Party on Friday selected a former mayor who punished the rebel town of Wukan to head its national security office in Hong Kong. China’s cabinet, the State Council selected Zheng Yanxiong, former mayor and Communist Party secretary of Guangdong’s Shanwei city at the time of the Wukan demonstrations, head of its […]

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‘It’ s Time For Action’ From Global Community Over Abuses in Xinjiang: US State Dept Spokesperson

Sandra Loyd

Morgan Ortagus, U.S. Department of State spokesperson given that April 2019, talked to Alim Seytoff, director of RFA’s Uyghur Service, on Wednesday about Washington’s efforts to hold China responsible for its policies of persecution in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR), consisting of the extrajudicial imprisonment of some 1.8 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities […]

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China Passes Draconian Security Law For Hong Kong, Opposition Groups Disband

Sandra Loyd

China on Tuesday authorized draconian brand-new security legislation for Hong Kong prohibiting activities considered secessionist or subversive, paving the method for its feared state security authorities to run in the city. The law’s approval by the National People’s Congress (NPC) standing committee after months of mass public demonstration was instantly condemned by Brussels as remaining […]

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Schools, offices and hospitals told to rehearse terrorism response

Derrick Santistevan

Schools, offices, hospitals and other public locations must rehearse their response to terrorist attacks, the federal government states. After recently’s stabbings in Reading, which eliminated 3 people, the Office has actually republished earlier recommendations on getting ready for “marauding terror attacks”. A recommendations pamphlet released by the national counter-terrorism security office on the Gov.uk website […]

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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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Reading stabbings: The threat of terrorism has not diminished|UK News

Derrick Santistevan

Senior counter horror law enforcement officer have actually alerted consistently that the threat from terrorism has not diminished, in spite of the reasonable focus of late on coronavirus. Of deep issue was the possibility that throughout lockdown, susceptible people stuck at home were more prone to online radicalisation from the lots of extremist websites still […]

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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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‘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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