A new video showing detained Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit in apparent good health has silenced reports of the renowned artist’s death.
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China has rejected Turkey’s criticism of Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs and also denied that Uighur poet and musician has died.
Turkey on Saturday condemned China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as “a great embarrassment for humanity, adding to recent criticism.
U.N. Human rights Council to probe into Turkic Muslims being arbitrarily detained in “political education” camps across Xinjiang, region in northwest China.
The United Nations Human Rights Council should adopt a resolution establishing an international fact-finding mission to Xinjiang.
A U.S. supplier of T-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores cut its ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp.
China’s authorities recently escorted diplomats from a dozen countries and a handful of foreign journalists on a highly controlled visit to Xinjiang.
China since 2017, has ensnared hundreds of Uighur intellectuals targeted in sweeping crackdown in Xinjiang region forcing Muslims in indoctrination camps.
Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China’s far west.
Chinas human right on “downward trajectory, by virtually every measure” since President Xi Jinping took power, U.S. congressional study concluded Wednesday.