A young woman tells the story of growing up with her brother, who is drafted into the police force in Xinjiang, China. Muyesser and her brother are Uyghur, a...
Uyghur from E.T☪Recruited into China's police state: "every police has to arrest 3 Uyghurs per month ... my brother cried and beat the wall ... I asked him to quit, he said "it is impossible. We know too much details and they will send us to prison, if we quit"
More than a million Uyghurs are in transformation through education camps, but millions are still in the no-mans land where a careless word or administrative whim could put them behind bars.
Uyghur from E.T☪Asmanjan had spent a sleepless night a few months ago tearing up the Uyghur books he had in his possession in case a random room check revealed his “disloyalty” to the Party. New lists of banned books are published weekly.
Uyghur from E.T☪Prof. Azat Sultan, fmr principal of 'Xinjiang' Normal Uni. n fmr Pres. of literary n art circle federation, has been arrested for being 'double faces', whereabouts unknown.
Emboldened by international scrutiny, the American Uygur diaspora is increasingly willing to publicly condemn China’s re-education programmes, despite the risk to loved ones in Xinjiang
Uyghur from E.T☪Morally, we felt awful, guilty n burdened,” he said. “But other Uygurs, even without relatives in the US, are getting arrested all the time..my wife n I decided that we would pass all our relatives in Xinjiang into the hands of God.”
Comparatively little global outrage has been raised about Beijing’s draconian and comprehensive control of Muslim life.
Uyghur from E.T☪Chinese police already know this. Recently an officer called a Turkic Muslim living in the United States, telling him to return to China, and threatening to snatch him if he refused. It may not be now, the officer said, “but this is just a matter of time”.
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Uyghur from E.T☪"Things for which you can be detained without trial and sent to an education camp for in Xinjiang, China in the year 2018:
*Owning a tent
*Owning welding equipment
*Owning extra food
*Not letting officials take your DNA
*Abstaining from alcohol
Testimonies by Muslim Uighurs who escaped Xinjiang confirm reports of 'systematic campaign of human rights violations'.
Uyghur from E.T☪Tarim had to pass through 2 security gates to reach the main entrance, which was guarded by 2 uniformed men. About 30 metres from the entrance was another security checkpoint with about 25 soldiers and uniformed personnel standing next to armoured vehicles
Uyghur from E.T☪This petition need 1000+ signatures before 12th, Sep. Pls help to sign it. Pls help millions of Uyghurs in 'political re-education' camps. Thanks!
Uyghur from E.T☪HRW report: 13yo Uyghur girl locked up in 're-education' camp. 60 yo Uyghur man died in the camp, families not allowed to pray on his funeral
人權觀察報告：13歲女被送新疆「再教育營」 六旬漢營內亡 埋葬時家屬被禁祈禱
Uyghur from E.T☪This week 4 uyghur prof. in Kashgar university has been arrested for being "double faces". They are: Uni. President Erkin Omer and vice-presidents Muhter Abdugupur, Kurban Omer, Gulnar Abdulla(F). Their names deleted from Uni. website already.
One year ago on his birthday, Murat Uyghur dialed the number to his parents’ phone in east Xinjiang from his home in Finland. No one answered, and he became increasingly worried. After several attempts to contact them, his father eventually picked...
Uyghur from E.T☪Murat said that he emigrated to escape the crackdown in Xinjiang, but still routinely experiences panic attacks n bouts of insomnia: “I am powerless and don’t know what to do,” he said. “I do not know where my family. It is like an information black hole.”
Uyghur from E.T☪A China Agricultural Bank official from Yengibag village, Kiriya county said that 242 ppl of those locked up in 're-education' camps has loan and 7 of them (between 31-42 years old) dead in camps. Paymet discussion with insurance companies are going on.
Uyghur from E.T☪30k out of 220k ppl in Kiriya county, Hotan are locked up in 4 're-education' camps for more than 18 months. No one released yet. No1&2 camps located in County detention center, other two are in Development Zone.
United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Thursday over Chinese political "re-education camps" in Xinjiang province for Muslim Uighurs, and called for the immediate release of those detained under the "pretext of countering terrorism".
Uyghur from E.T☪More than 45,000 residents of a mostly Uyghur-populated county in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are being held in three main political “re-education camps,” according to a local official