Join us outside the White House on Friday, April 5, to speak up for the victims. By JASON JONES & SALIH HUDAYAR Published on April 4, 2019 April 5, 2019 marks its 29th anniversary. A horror most Americans have never heard about: the Baren Massacre. It took place just northRead More →

Journal of Political Risk, Vol. 7, No. 3, March 2019 By Salih Hudayar Few Americans have ever heard of “Xinjiang”. Even fewer have ever heard it called by its proper name (the name its oppressed inhabitants use): “East Turkistan”. This strategically-significant region, my ancestral Homeland, is home to an ethnicallyRead More →

Xinjiang’s Uyghurs deserve independence but China’s president should face sanctions for human rights abuses Indonesian Muslims demonstrate in Banda Aceh, Aceh province on Dec. 21 to denounce the Chinese government’s policy on Uyghur Muslims. (Photo by Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP) Anders Corr China March 15, 2019 China’s Xinjiang operations include illegal detentions of one to three million UyghursRead More →

THE Uyghurs are Turkic-speaking Muslims from the Central Asian region. The largest population live in China’s autonomous Xinjiang region, in the country’s north-west. The Uyghurs are one of a number of persecuted Muslim minorities in Xinjiang, including the Kazakhs, Uzbeks, Tajiks, Kyrgyz and Hui. The region’s name suggests the UyghursRead More →