Workshops launched at the end of last year now order local administrators to conduct business only in Chinese, telling them they must support language policies mandated by Beijing and lead the Tibetan public “by example,” according to a source living in Tibet.
Uyghur internment camp survivors rally outside UN office in Geneva
Uyghur survivors of China’s internment camps began a weeklong rally outside the United Nations compound in Geneva on Monday, seeking a meeting with the U.N. human rights chief and urging her to issue an overdue report detailing rights abuses in Xinjiang.
Uyghur high school principal from Xinjiang’s Ghulja city said to be detained
Dilmurat Abdurehim has been missing since the Eid al-Fitr Muslim religious holiday on May 13, 2021, that marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan. He left his home in the city’s Dongmehelle area but never returned, said a source with knowledge of the situation who requested anonymity for security reasons.
China enlists foreign vloggers to whitewash Uyghur situation in Xinjiang
China has enlisted some fresh faces in its pushback against charges it is committing genocide against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang: young foreign social media influencers who produce short videos showing happy minorities in the far-western region.
Uyghurs warned against divulging ‘state secrets’ before UN rights chief’s China visit
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Committee of Yarkand (in Chinese, Shache) county in Kashgar (Kashi) prefecture recently uploaded the video to social media. It features 10 female CCP officials from the county reciting the “10 commandments” and warning Uyghur residents not to disclose so-called state secrets.
Tibetan Buddhist Centers Linked to Larung Gar Shut Down Under Suspected Chinese Pressure
A worldwide network of Tibetan Buddhist centers founded by a senior abbot of the Larung Gar Academy in China’s Sichuan province has been closed down, with followers suspecting
Hong Kong Protesters Count Down For Liberation, Revolution at New Year
Protests continued in several districts of Hong Kong on New Year’s Eve, with thousands of people chanting “Free Hong Kong! Revolution in our time!” as the city counted
One Million Join New Year Protest March in Hong Kong
More than a million people took to the streets of Hong Kong on New Year’s Day in a resounding reminder to the city authorities that the past six months of pro-democracy