East Turkestan & the Uyghurs
China’s plans to build “re-education” camps came to light in late 2016 and several months later the camps began popping up in the Uyghur region.
During a press conference earlier this week, China’s Consul General in Almaty denied the existence of “re-education” detention camps in Eastern Turkistan. Zhang Wei said China doesn’t have “such a concept” and reporters should direct their questions to CNN because it spread the news about the “r-education” camps.
Dear international organizations, national leaders, human rights activists, scholars, religious leaders, public figures, journalists and all champions of human rights and democracy,
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.
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.