October 24, 2019

Ilham Tohti wins 2019 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

Ilham Tohti, an Uyghur economist fighting for the rights of China’s Uyghur minority, is the winner of the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2019. The winner was chosen by Parliament’s political leaders on 24 October 2019.

China’s Campaign of Repression Against Uighurs

More than 80 percent of people live in places where #religiousfreedom is threatened or denied. Jewher Ilham discusses China’s campaign of repression against Uighurs and other Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang.