NEW REPORT: LIKE WE WERE ENEMIES IN A WAR
In a new report, Amnesty International’s Crisis Response team released dozens of new testimonies from former detainees detailing the extreme measures taken by Chinese authorities since 2017 to essentially root out the religious traditions, cultural practices and local languages of Muslim ethnic groups in Xinjiang. Carried out under the guise of fighting “terrorism”, the authorities have targeted ethnic Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Hui, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks and Tajiks.
FREE YILIYASIJIANG REHEMAN AND OTHER UYGHURS LOCKED UP IN SECRET CAMPS
Yiliyasijiang Reheman and his wife Mairinisha Abuduaini were expecting their second child when Yiliyasijiang went missing. Both were studying in Egypt when, in July 2017, the government rounded up about 200 Uyghurs — a predominantly Muslim ethnic group from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region — forcing some back to China.