Posts Tagged ‘Uyghur genocide’

China’s Uyghur abuses match UN genocide definition

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

China’s abuses of its Uyghur population violate every article in the United Nations’ (UN) genocide definition, a new report claims. The Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy, a foreign policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., prepared the 55-page report. It is one of the think tank’s first independent reports into the Chinese Communist Party’s Read more

Pope Francis can no longer be silent on Uyghur genocide

Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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On Aug. 8, some 76 faith leaders from around the world issued a powerful statement calling for action to stop atrocities against the Uyghurs and other Muslims in China that they describe as “one of the most egregious human tragedies since the Holocaust.” Myanmar’s Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, Read more

Cardinals call out China’s Uyghur genocide

Monday, August 10th, 2020

China’s Uyghur genocide must end, say 76 signatories. The cardinals of Myanmar and Indonesia are among the signatories of a statement calling for action to stop “one of the most egregious human tragedies since the Holocaust: the potential genocide of the Uyghurs and other Muslims in China.” Uyghur genocide and other atrocity crimes are known Read more