Al Jazeera reports on new measures banning certain Muslim names in China. The report includes footage of UHRP director Omer Kanat delivering testimony at the United Nations in New York.
Hearing on Dissidents Who Have Suffered for Human Rights in China: A Look Back and A Look Forward
A professor at Minzu University in Beijing and the foremost Uighur public intellectual in the People’s Republic of China, he was sentenced to life in prison in September 2014 for advocating basic economic, cultural, religious and political rights for the Uighur people.
Uyghur milliy herikiti rehbiri Rabiye Qadir xanim bügün muxbirimizning ziyaritini qobul qilip, Xitayning Uyghur rayoni toghrisidiki yalghan teshwiqatlirigha qarita öz köz qarashlirini otturigha qoydi we reddiye berdi.
Uyghur milliy herikiti rehbiri Rabiye Qadir xanim Amérika Dölet Mejlisining etigenlik ziyapitige qatniship, prézidént Obamadin Shi Jinping bilen bolghan söhbitide, Xitay hökümitining Uyghurlar we bashqilarning üstidin élip bériwatqan yolsiz basturushini toxtitishni ashkara otturigha qoyushni telep qildi.
UK Chancellor George Osborne is on a controversial trip to Xinjiang - the first government minister from a major Western power in recent years to visit China's troubled western region.
Central Asian governments are facing pressure from China to clamp down on Uighur demands for their own state.