“In the Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uyghur Muslims are suffering under the Chinese Communist Party’s genocidal campaign of forced sterilizations, forced detentions, and re-education. Millions of Uyghurs have been detained in these camps, where they are kept in cramped cells, they are tortured, and brainwashed. We all know this. Uyghur women are subject to heinous violence I won’t bear to repeat this morning.”

Remarks by Carl Gershman, June 6. 2019 Original news link: https://www.ned.org/confronting-atrocities-in-china-the-global-response-to-the-uyghur-crisis/   I want to congratulate Dolkun Isa and the World Uyghur Congress – and also the Uyghur Human Rights Project, the Uyghur American Association, and the George Washington University Central Asia Program for taking the initiative to organize this important […]

Uighur Times 6-1-2019     Nury Turkel, a U.S.-based Uighur Rights advocate and attorney in Washington D.C., gave a touching speech at the 2019 Oslo Freedom Forum. Turkel, born himself in a prison camp in East Turkestan during the Cultural Revolution, spoke at the Forum about the horrific oppression carried out by […]

Thank you, Indiana University, Professor Bovington, Professor Marianna Kamp, senior lecturer Gulnisa Nazarova, and graduate student Mustafa Aksu for putting together this panel. To the faculty, staff, and students of the University, and members of the IU community—I offer my sincere appreciation for this opportunity to shed light on the […]