East Turkestan & the Uyghurs
December 3, 2018
To Bush Family:
It is always heart-breaking when we lose a world leader who respected equal justice and human dignity above all others. Thepassing of the41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush, has deeply saddenedme and my fellow colleagues around the world who arefighting for the Uyghur cause.
China has sought for decades to restrict the practice of Islam and maintain an iron grip in Xinjiang, a huge western region where more than half the population of 22 million belongs to Muslim ethnic minority groups.
MELBOURNE, Australia — China has built a vast network of extrajudicial internment camps in the western region of Xinjiang, where Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are made to renounce their culture and religion, and are forcibly subjected to political indoctrination.
A Chinese city has ordered members of a Muslim minority group to turn themselves in to authorities if they observe practices such as abstention from alcohol.