East Turkestan & the Uyghurs
Abdughapar Abdurusul was arrested in July or August, his brother Abdusattar Abdurusul recently told media, citing Abdughapar’s Kazakh business partners living in Kazakhstan’s Almaty city. He said the latest he had heard was that his brother was given a death sentence and was waiting for his execution to be carried out.
GENEVA (13 August 2018) - The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today concluded its consideration of the combined fourteenth to seventeenth periodic report of China on measures taken to implement the provisions of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
United Nations' human rights experts voiced alarm on Thursday over alleged Chinese political re-education camps for Muslim Uighurs and called for the immediate release of those detained on the "pretext of countering terrorism".
As a result of discriminatory policies, Uyghur and Hui citizens are finding it extremely difficult to sell, buy or rent real estate property in Xinjiang, while neighboring provinces are instituting control over hotels accepting Uyghurs.
While Australia's Uighurs are still able to celebrate their ancient culture in music and dance, their compatriots in China's north-west Xinjiang province are ever more widely reported as being arrested without charge, sent to political "re-education" camps, or simply disappearing altogether.