China's persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity. It is also the gravest example of a worldwide attack on human rights. Our cover this week
THREAD: Our cover this week is about the persecution of China's Uyghurs. In our editorial, we urge governments and others to do more about this crime against humanity
Impressed to see lead with this must read cover story about China’s repression of the Uighurs. Not many global media companies would take this on—and it’s only going to get harder.
THREAD: Following our cover this week on Uyghurs, I wanted to highlight scholars, journalists, activists and exiles who have helped expose and explain what is happening in Xinjiang, from the camps to population control to the diminishing of Uyghur identity
In 2015-18, the Uyghur birth rate fell by more than 60%. The ongoing Uyghur extermination is the most extensive violation today of “the principle that individuals have ⁩a right to liberty and dignity simply because they are people.”
China calls its camps for Uyghurs "vocational education centres". Victims tell a different story
Economist: The persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity. "[T]he evidence of a campaign against the Uyghurs...becomes more shocking w/each scouring of the satellite evidence, each leak of official docs & each survivor’s account."
Shame on the leaders of the Islamic world for remaining silent. From the Economist: “The persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity”⁦
China's systematic persecution of Uighur Muslims "is a crime against humanity....It is the most extensive violation in the world today of the principle that individuals have a right to liberty and dignity simply because they are people."
This is hugely important, and as has been long saying, "The persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity, It is also the gravest example of a worldwide attack on human rights"
Our stories build on an impressive body of work--by journalists, scholars, human rights groups and exiles--thoroughly documenting the abuses in Xinjiang. As we make clear in our cover editorial, it's past time for more people, and governments, to speak up
Xinjiang and the world: The persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity
"[T]he suspicion that Western preaching was hypocritical has grown under Donald Trump. A transactional president, he has argued that national sovereignty should come first—and not only for America. That suits China just fine."
"Systematically imposed by a government, it is the most extensive violation in the world today of the principle that individuals have a right to liberty and dignity simply because they are people."
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China's persecution of the Uyghurs is a crime against humanity. It is also the gravest example of a worldwide attack on human rights. Our cover this week