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Uyghur Times Bi-Weekly Synopsis

Authorities to prevent Shanghai-like COVID unrest in Uyghur homeland

 

Aug 16, 2022 

 

By Anne Kader 

 

To combat outbreaks of COVID-19 in 'Xinjiang' (the occupied East 

Turkistan) Chinese authorities are planning to use similar methods as 

they have been used to quell dissent against authorities, Japan Times reports.

 

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UN releases report confirming Uyghur forced labor and CCP crimes against humanity

 

Aug 16, 2022

 

By Anne Kader 

 

To combat outbreaks of COVID-19 in 'Xinjiang' (the occupied East 

Turkistan) Chinese authorities are planning to use similar methods as 

they have been used to quell dissent against authorities, Japan Times reports.

 

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Alarming trend of Uyghur genocide denialism among Western Marxists

 

Aug 17, 2022

 

By Anne Kader

 

 

After a five-day visit to 'Xinjiang' (occupied East Turkistan) between August 1-5, envoys from thirty Islamic countries said that China is protecting the rights of the Uyghur population, Morning Star, a left-wing British newspaper dares to claim. The article's author insists that there is no Uyghur genocide in 'Xinjiang'.

 

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Uyghur groups submit universal jurisdiction complaint to Argentinian Courts about Uyghur Genocide

 

Aug 18, 2022

 

By Anne Kader

 

On 17 August 2022, legal advocates presenting the Uyghur Human Rights 

Project (UHRP) and the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) submitted a criminal complaint in Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the universal jurisdiction provisions set out in the Argentinian Constitution, UHRP reports on its website.

 

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US House of Representatives issues cyber advisory on Chinese-owned TikTok over security concerns

 

Aug 19, 2022 

 

By Tess Langbroek

 

House of Representatives Chief Administrative Officer has issued an advisory that discourages lawmakers from using TikTok, 

labeling it high-risk as it grants China access to the user's info.

 

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Political misuse of psychiatry in China

 

Aug 22, 2022

 

By Tess Langbroek

 

Safeguard Defenders, a human rights NGO, has published a new report titled "Drugged and detained: China's psychiatric prisons" about the political misuse of psychiatry in China against dissidents.

 

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Quitting and continuing pro-democracy movement: Hongkongers leaving Hong Kong

 

Aug 26, 2022 

 

By KaLong Tung

 

As a new visa scheme grants Hongkongers to live in the UK, how do they use the newly gained freedom to keep the movement alive?

 

A dozen volunteers are looking for strangers to talk to in Southbank, 

London, aiming to spread messages - not about any brand-new products - but stories of their home country that they just left.

 

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Sherip Khushtar, renowned Uyghur scientist, researcher, and author, passes away at 100 in Urumqi

 

Aug 26, 2022

 

 

On August 26, 2022, a renowned Uyghur folklore writer, cultural researcher, and public figure Mr. Sherip Khushtar, passed away at 100 in Urumqi.

 

Mr.Sherip Khushtar devoted most of his life to literature, history, 

and culture of the Uyghur nation, forming his unique research method, 

writing style, and theoretical views in the field of Uyghur science.

 

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UHRP Report: Fruits of Uyghur Forced Labor: Sanctioned Products on American Grocery Store Shelves

 

Aug 29, 2022

 

Key Takeaways from The report: UHRP finds that 20 percent of red dates in the global supply chain are likely tainted by Uyghur forced labor. 

 

The Xinjiang Construction and Production Corps (XPCC) or “Bingtuan” holds a majority stake in at least 13 red date producing companies, which account for more than 25 percent of red date production in China. The XPCC, a major paramilitary and corporate organization, is responsible for carrying out mass internment, surveillance, and forced labor in East Turkistan. 

 

 

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Is China jealous of Taiwan and US's 'One-China' policy?

 

Aug 31, 2022

 

By Kok Bayraq

 

China continues to overreact to Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan with endless harsh statementshalted dialogue, and military maneuvers. Even the Chinese ambassador to New Zealand, Wang Xiaolong, accused the United States of violating its commitments, saying: "If a war is imposed on us, we will respond."

 

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