East Turkestan & the Uyghurs

Mandatory name change campaign reflects the sharpening of assimilation policy against Uighurs

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 14:24 -- Kanat
By Guo Cheng and Rizwangul 
 
Tursun Baqi, the Deputy Party Secretary and Director of the Bureau of Bazhou Quality Supervision Bureau, the First Secretary of the Community and the Working group Leader in Gul Kowruk, Qiemo (Cherchen) Town, Qiemo County took an oath to change his name officially, in front of national flag and 578 communist party cadres and community members declaring:

China Sentenced Uighur Religious Scholar to 17 Years in Prison

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:01 -- Kanat
Abduqadir Mehsum is speaking in CCTV by official appointment
 
Over the past few years in the ongoing crackdown policies, Chinese officials arrested and detained thousands of Uyghurs in East Turkestan. 
 Abduqadir Mehsum, one of the most prominent Uighur religious scholar, Imam and speaker of Kashgar Idkah mosque,  was removed from his post and sentenced to 24 years, in what his fellow Uyghurs believe is that latest example of China’s crackdown on “two-faced Uighurs” accused of insincerity in supporting government policies.

Rebiya Kadeer: Wilson Center deserves praise for revealing important historical lessons about Chinese policies against Uyghurs

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:18 -- Uyghur1

Like many Uyghur activists in exile, I deeply appreciate the Wilson Center’s publication of English translations of important documents from the Russian State Archive of Modern History, which revealing details of communications between Soviet diplomats and Uyghurs leaders.

AI and Facial Recognition: China’s Surveillance Society Experiment Underway In Uyghur

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:44 -- Kanat

The Liberty Web

Key points in this article:

·         China’s surveillance system in Uyghur has become more severe and is heading towards disaster

·         Their approach to Uyguhr is reiteration of Hitlerian ideology of xenophobia and purging of foreign races

AI and Facial Recognition: China’s Surveillance Society Experiment Underway In Uyghur

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:44 -- Kanat

The Liberty Web

Key points in this article:

·         China’s surveillance system in Uyghur has become more severe and is heading towards disaster

·         Their approach to Uyguhr is reiteration of Hitlerian ideology of xenophobia and purging of foreign races

Xinjiang students organized to learn Confucian Analects, socialist values

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:28 -- Uyghur1

Source: Global times
Elementary school students in Kuqa county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are encouraged to learn Chinese calligraphy and read classical Chinese literature as part of a program to boost traditional Chinese culture and core socialist values.

No.7 Elementary School in Kuqa county invited calligrapher Wang Zufeng to teach his skills to students and then displayed their works, the school said on its WeChat account on Tuesday.

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