November 3, 2019

Joint Statement on Xinjiang

I have the honour to read this statement on Xinjiang on behalf of a group 23 countries including: Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,

Chinese users attack Notepad++ app after ‘Free Uyghur’ release

Chinese netizens are spamming the GitHub repository of the Notepad++ app with pro-Chinese and anti-Western messages after Notepad++ devs released a version codenamed “Free Uyghur” on Tuesday. Angry Chinese users posted messages in support of their government, accusing westerners of interfering in

Humanizing Conflict: Uyghur Reality

Jewher Ilham is the daughter of Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti, an internationally noted moderate voice who was dedicated to bridging the gap between the Uyghur people and the Han Chinese. Jewher arrived in the United States in 2013, following the

A Win for the Uighurs

This week a human-rights activist languishing in the Chinese gulag was awarded Europe’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after the famous Soviet nuclear physicist-turned-dissident. China’s response tells you why the man deserved it. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman