Why Do We Remember July 5th Every Year?

The Ürümqi massacre had a profound effect on the local Uyghurs, completely destroying relations with the Chinese Hans. After the massacre, Chinese state has completely lost its legitimacy among the Uyghurs. By Memet T. Atawulla Every people has special days to celebrate or remember in its history. As a people, we Uyghurs have too many special days […]

Nuclear Genocide: China Dropped “200 Hiroshimas” on Uyghur Muslims

  On January 2, 1986, Associated Press (AP) announced that 2,000 Uyghur students had staged a protest against the Beijing government in the East Turkistan capital of Urumqi. According to the information in the news, demonstrations were held not only in Urumchi, but also in Beijing and Shanghai. The main thing that pushed Uyghur students […]

Uyghur Genocide: Why Most Muslim Countries Remain Silent

As confirmed at the Islamabad Organization of Islamic Cooperation meeting, they need China’s money, its protection at the UN, and its surveillance technology. by Abdulhakim Idris China Foreign Minister Wang Yi meeting the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Hussein Ibrahim Taha, in Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 22, 2022. Source: Ministry of Foreign […]

The World is Witnessing the Mistake Made at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Once Again

86 years ago, the Olympic Games, hosted by Germany under Nazi rule, went forward, ultimately serving to legitimize the Third Reich. By Abdulhakim Idris The fact that the competitions of 1936 were allowed to be held in Berlin remains a black mark on the Olympic Committee’s history. Today, the Olympic Committee is repeating this very […]

Muslim countries are not only silent but also complicit in China’s crimes against the Uyghurs

Blind to the mounting wave of evidence concerning atrocities against the Uyghurs, Muslim nations continue not only to turn a blind eye to the suffering of their fellow believers but also lavish praise on their persecutors. The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and its kowtowing to China, not only over its wealth of subterranean treasures but […]

The Uyghur Genocide through the Lens of the Child

The Chinese government is in clear violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which it has ratified, and as such, the international community has an obligation to respond. The separation of families, and the placing of children in state-run orphanages, constitutes discrimination based on identity as it relates to the Uyghur […]

My mother may be a victim of China’s concentration camps. Disney’s ‘Mulan’ is a whitewash.

Op-ed written by Ziba Murat for the The Washington Post Ziba Murat is a Uighur American residing in Virginia. Her mother, Gulshan Abbas, disappeared in September 2018. Like all little girls, I was captivated by the stories of Disney princesses as a child. My childhood was not so different from others in that respect. What set it […]