On December 4, 2017, the disappearance of Professor Rahile Dawut, an eminent scholar of the Uyghur ethnic minority which she herself belongs to, sent quiet shockwaves among her students and colleagues around the world.
From police stations on every corner to vocational training/concentration camps will over a million people, the Chinese Communist Party has pulled out all the stops to make sure the Uighur ethnic minority of Xinjiang feel safe and loved. We sit down with Uighur activists Nury Turkel and Irade Kashgary to learn more about what life in Xinjiang is like.
They are the buildings in far western China that haunt the sleep of Uighur Australians. People go in and they don't come out.
Thousands of Uyghurs from around Europe and the world are scheduled to flood the streets of Geneva in a mass demonstration on November 6. The rally will coincide with China’s Universal Periodic Review of its human rights record by the UN Human Rights Council.