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Uyghur genocide

Erasing Memories, Concealing Evidence: China’s Efforts to Obscure the Uyghur Genocide

Erasing Memories, Concealing Evidence: China’s Efforts to Obscure the Uyghur Genocide

By Mamtimin Ala
The Uyghur genocide is gradually and silently fading away, as if it never occurred in the first place. 

The Uyghur Diaspora’s Desperate Search for Family Members in China

The Uyghur Diaspora’s Desperate Search for Family Members in China

By Ruth Ingram
For Uyghurs in exile, the suffering of loved ones is a source of never-ending anguish – especially when their fates remain unknown.
An Early Warning Missed: The Uyghur Genocide and the 27th Anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre 

An Early Warning Missed: The Uyghur Genocide and the 27th Anniversary of the Ghulja Massacre 

By Omer Kanat
Accountability, justice, and remediation for the massacre have long eluded the victims. Uyghurs have wrestled with a difficult question: Why didn’t the world react? 

Remember the Uyghur Genocide on the 75th Anniversary of the 1948 Genocide Convention

Remember the Uyghur Genocide on the 75th Anniversary of the 1948 Genocide Convention

By Omer Kanat
The pivot toward engagement with China by stalwart advocates of Uyghur rights like the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom is concerning. 

Muslim-Majority Countries’ Complicity in the Uyghur Genocide

Muslim-Majority Countries’ Complicity in the Uyghur Genocide

By Abdulhakim Idris
The Muslim world is quick to denounce Islamophobia in the West, but has been markedly silent of China’s attacks on Islam and Uyghur culture. 

António Guterres Should Act on China’s Genocide of the Uyghurs

António Guterres Should Act on China’s Genocide of the Uyghurs

By Omer Kanat
Photo ops with genocidaires discredit his legacy, his office, and the United Nations as an agent of world peace. 

US Senators Need to Raise the Uyghur Genocide on Beijing Visit

US Senators Need to Raise the Uyghur Genocide on Beijing Visit

By Omer Kanat
While diplomatic engagement with China is essential, it cannot come at the cost of ignoring the egregious human rights abuses taking place in the Uyghur region.
Time for International Travel Companies to End ‘Genocide Tours’ to the Uyghur Region

Time for International Travel Companies to End ‘Genocide Tours’ to the Uyghur Region

By Henryk Szadziewski
By bringing tourists to the Uyghur region, travel companies tacitly whitewash genocidal policies and profit from hyper-securitization.

Without Human Rights Sanctions, the World Is Normalizing China’s Genocide of Uyghurs

Without Human Rights Sanctions, the World Is Normalizing China’s Genocide of Uyghurs

By Omer Kanat
Every visit by a U.S. official to China, without uttering a word about the Uyghurs, contributes to the alarming prospect of normalizing the Uyghur genocide.

The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act is US Law. Where Are the Sanctions?

The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act is US Law. Where Are the Sanctions?

By Omer Kanat
Three years on, the UHRP Act has seen only token implementation. Tokenism isn’t enough to fight a genocide. 

A Uyghur Reflects on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

A Uyghur Reflects on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Omer Kanat
Solemn remembrance of the Holocaust is important for all humanity. And for Uyghurs, in our current crisis, “Never Forget” and “Never Again” have a direct and profound meaning.
Uyghur Women and Forced Marriages in China

Uyghur Women and Forced Marriages in China

By Tasnim Nazeer
Uyghurs report disturbing stories of their relatives in Xinjiang being forced to marry Han Chinese, part of Beijing’s strategy for diluting Uyghur heritage.

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