Beijing Olympics: Uighur torchbearer disappears right after event

Insights 02/07/22, 17:50

Dinigeer Yilamujiang, a cross country skier, born in Xinjiang, and Zhao Jiawen, a 21-year-old biathlete, placed the lit torch onto a giant snowflake at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, Feb. 4. Yilamujiang then ranked 43rd in her Olympic debut in the cross-country skiathlon on Saturday, Feb. ...

Uighur genocide: U.S. bans all products made from Xinjiang cotton and tomatoes

China 01/15/21, 10:20

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) authority announced on Wednesday, Jan. 13, the absolute prohibition of all products made with cotton and tomatoes from Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China because they are the result of forced labor by Uighurs persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). "DHS [Department of Homeland ...

Uighur leader fears for persecuted Muslims in China if Biden were president

China 12/26/20, 12:00

Uighur Prime Minister in Exile Salih Hudayar is concerned that a Joe Biden administration may be less harsh on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) over the human rights abuses suffered by the Uighur community in China than the Trump administration. "We're deeply concerned that they might reverse the policies that the ...

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