Tag: Uighurs

China’s rights abuses in Xinjiang a ‘bellwether for a shifting global order’

     

Recent events have stoked alarm among the sizeable Uighur diaspora in Turkey that the country is no longer the haven it has been for decades, The Financial Times reports: Turkey… Read more »

China’s Great Firewall typifies the dictator’s dilemma

     

Days after a group of 22 nations signed a letter addressed to the president of the UN Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling on… Read more »

Time to sanction mastermind of China’s crackdown on the Uighurs

     

Chen Quanguo, the man behind China’s Uighur “reeducation centers,” is the perfect candidate for Global Magnitsky sanctions, argues Jonathan Schanzer, a former terrorism finance analyst at the Treasury Department, and… Read more »

China steps up infiltration efforts: counter sources of CCP misconduct

     

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the self-ruled and democratic island, and asked national security agencies to… Read more »

25 years after Rwanda genocide, mass atrocities multiply

     

This month marked the 25th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. According to UN estimates, some 800,000 people were shot, hacked, and bludgeoned to death by extremist members of the… Read more »

‘Textbook destabilization’: dissidents feel Beijing’s sharp power wrath abroad

     

China’s Communist authorities are employing repressive tactics honed at home to harass exiles and minority activists in the latest manifestation of Beijing’s sharp power. As China extends its influence around… Read more »

Anti-Uyghur campaign is China’s ‘most intense social-engineering drive in decades’

     

China says it will welcome UN officials to visit Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang, following reports that the regime has incarcerated as many as one million Uyghurs in indoctrination camps. Beijing claims UN observers… Read more »

‘Revisionist power’ China: authority is not authoritarianism

     

The December 2017 National Security Strategy description of China (along with Russia) as a “revisionist power” is consistent with a critique that many in the foreign policy establishment have voiced… Read more »

China revising ‘ideological architecture’ to project sharp power

     

A major human rights crisis is unfolding in northwestern China, according to the United Nations, which said last week that there were credible reports that the Chinese government is holding one million… Read more »