Bitter Winter campaigned for preventing the deportation back to China of this heroic ethnic Kazakh woman, who escaped the Xinjiang camps and fled to Kazakhstan. Now, she is honored as she deserves.
The wife of a Hui Muslim held in one of the internment camps details how the Chinese government silences inmates to hide the truth about its persecutions.
When almost all men from a village in northern Xinjiang were locked up in internment camps, their wives were left alone to run households.
After indoctrination in internment camps, Muslims are sent outside Xinjiang to be further “transformed” through work in conditions reminiscent of those in captivity.
Bitter Winter reported on the case of two ethnic Kazakhs who escaped the transformation through education camps. Some brave European politicians, led by Lithuanian MP Mantas Adomėnas, now speak up in their favor.
The day after Uyghur dissident Ilham Tohti received the 2019 Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament passed a resolution telling China that camps should be closed.
Dr Olzi Jazexhi accepted the CCP’s invitation to visit the transformation through education camps. He concluded they are jails, not schools. The CCP quickly retaliated.
The new law is a tougher version of a bill passed last September in Senate. It still needs Senate and President Trump’s approval—and a look at context.
Two Uyghur leaders comment on the scoop by The New York Times. Will this change the world’s attitude toward China’s crimes, or everything will remain as it is?