Tag: uyghur

Uyghur COVID-19 – Sanjida Azad

  These people in these camps have been deprived of basic human rights, yet 2020 has brought an even greater risk. With the rise of the coronavirus in China, these camps are especially vulnerable to contagious diseases due to a lack of medical resources and crammed cells. The camps are overcrowded and extremely unhygienic, creating perfect conditions for the coronavirus… Read more →

Human Rights in Xinjiang, China: Uyghur Re-education – Isabel Wheeler

China’s Communist regime has caused widespread human rights violations that limit the freedom of the people within the country. The current controversy persists over the treatment of Muslims in China. The Uyghurs are a Turkic minority ethnic group that originated in a region of Central and East Asia that was appropriated by China in 1949. In recent years, spanning from… Read more →

The Uyghur Genocide Sanjida Azad

Sanjida Azad sba4eh The Uyghurs are a Turkic minority ethnic group located in the Xinjiang region in the People’s Republic of China. There are about 11 million Uyghurs in Xinjiang. In 1949, East Turkestan, which includes the Xinjiang region, was annexed to China. However, many Uyghurs still claim their previous homeland. The Chinese government’s crackdown on the minority Uyghur population… Read more →