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D.C.’s Uyghurs condemn Beijing’s extradition treaty with Turkey

The below article was published by WDVM, Photo credit: ETNAM WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Family members of some of the millions of Uyghurs imprisoned in Chinese concentration camps protested outside the Turkish embassy Wednesday afternoon, condemning a treaty that may endanger many more people. Over the weekend, Beijing ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey. Chinese state media …

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Japan to join ‘Five Eyes’ to check China’s clampdown on Uyghurs

The below article was published by the Hindustan Times, photo credit: AFP Amid calls within the Japanese government to join the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence-sharing alliance, it provided key inputs to the US and the UK regarding Chinese clampdown on Uyghurs, reported Kyodo News. Five Eyes is a network of five nations — Australia, Britain, Canada, …

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Exiled Uyghur Leader ‘Deeply Concerned’ Biden Will Abandon Trump Support For Persecuted Muslims

The below article was published by Just the News, Photo/Video credit: Just the News Prime Minster of East Turkistan Government-in-Exile fears Biden might adopt the “same position as the Obama administration, which is a position of just silence.” The exiled prime minister of the persecuted Uyghur Muslim minority in China says he is worried that an …

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Uighur Diaspora Hails Removal Of ETIM From US Terror List

The below article was published by Voice of America (VOA), Photo credit: VOA Uighur activists and experts alike welcomed the removal of the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from the U.S. terrorist list, saying the move by Washington last month helps the religious minority fight more effectively for its rights, while making it harder for China …

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Pompeo Weighs Genocide Designation for China

The below article was published by Foreign Policy, Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The outgoing U.S. secretary of state orders a review to determine if China’s repression of Uighurs constitutes genocide. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ordered a review to determine whether China’s repression of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang amounts to genocide, several officials …

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Is The ICC Corrupted By China?

The below article was published by Fox News, Photo credit AP Photo/Peter Dejong Legal analysts have questioned whether Beijing’s influence is blocking efforts to investigate alleged acts of genocide against the Uighur minority For people like Sainawar Rouzi, life in exile is one punctured by the pains of the unknown.    “My family never did anything wrong. …

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Undeterred By ICC Decision, Uighurs Hail EU, UK Steps Toward Holding China Accountable

The below article was published by PRI-The World, Photo credit Ng Han Guan/AP For several years, Beijing repeatedly denied allegations of genocide. But some recent developments suggest 2021 may see a breakthrough in the Uighurs’ long struggle for justice, with help from a new group of international lawmakers.  After more than 70 years of Chinese rule over …

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