Uyghurs / Uighurs

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    CCP spreads false narratives about bioweapons to distract from party’s biometrics data collection

    FORUM Staff The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) false claims that the United States is developing biological weapons are a core element of the CCP’s malign disinformation campaigns against the U.S. and its Allies and Partners. In fabricating such claims, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) purposely ignores its ethnic-based research involving the Roma peoples and Slavic minorities. In fact, the…

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    Chinese surveillance, DNA collection companies highlight perils of Xi’s military-civilian fusion strategy

    FORUM Staff The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hired a company to surveil its detractors abroad, steal other nations’ data and promote CCP narratives on social media, according to February 2024 news reports. CCP authorities contracted the Chinese cybersecurity firm I-Soon to hack networks across Central and Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to help the party-state control dissidents and repress…

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    PRC’s residential schools aim to erase Tibetan, Uyghur culture, experts fear

    FORUM Staff United Nations experts have warned that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is increasingly separating children from families with an expanding network of boarding schools. The institutions appear to demonstrate the CCP’s strategy of forced assimilation for Tibetan, Uyghur and other minority populations. In Tibet and in China’s northwest Xinjiang region, reports have documented the systematic closing of local…

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    The CCP’s Political Warfare

    Professor Kerry K. Gershaneck The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is waging existential warfare against the rest of the world. It is a war for global control, and the CCP aspires to win it without fighting — or at least without having to engage in major kinetic combat. The key to the CCP’s strategy is to ensure that target countries cannot…

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    Calling Out Repression

    FORUM Staff Forced labor of Uyghurs and other Indigenous minorities continues to fuel manufacturing in China’s Xinjiang region, according to a flurry of investigations, including a critical United Nations report. The research also reveals that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is largely acting through the state-run Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) to repress the ethnic groups. Although an increasing…

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    CCP Shifts Oppression of Uyghurs from ‘Reeducation’ to Prison, Analysts Say

    Radio Free Asia Two reports released by officials in Xinjiang — one by the region’s highest court, the other by a group of prosecutors — show the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) strategy for constraining the Uyghur population is shifting from so-called reeducation camps to prison. The reports, published in March 2022 on the official website of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous…

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    Following historic protests, PRC loosens virus restrictions

    Reuters The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is easing COVID-19 quarantine rules and reducing mass testing, a marked shift after anger over the world’s toughest curbs fueled unprecedented protests that included calls for Chinese Communist Party (CCP) General Secretary Xi Jinping to step down. Cases remain near record highs, but the changes came as some cities lifted their lockdowns and…

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    U.N. says China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang

    Reuters The People’s Republic of China’s “arbitrary and discriminatory detention” of Uyghurs and other Muslims in its Xinjiang region may constitute crimes against humanity, the outgoing United Nations human rights chief said in a long-awaited report in late August 2022. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who has faced criticism from diplomats and rights groups for being too…

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    Number of Chinese nationals seeking asylum grows tenfold under Xi

    Radio Free Asia The number of Chinese nationals seeking political asylum overseas has skyrocketed under Chinese Communist Party (CCP) General Secretary Xi Jinping, according to a recent report by the United Nations’ refugee agency, UNHCR. About 12,000 Chinese nationals sought asylum overseas in 2012, the year Xi took office, but that number jumped to nearly 120,000 by 2021. “Year by…

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    U.N. human rights chief visits PRC amid allegations of Xinjiang abuses

    The Associated Press Accusations of human rights abuses against ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region dominated a visit to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) by the United Nations’ top rights official. Michelle Bachelet’s trip was the first to the PRC by a U.N. high commissioner for human rights since 2005, and rights groups fear it could whitewash abuses by…

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