Posts Tagged ‘Uyghur’

Wellington’s new buses being made by forced Uyghur labour

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Greater Wellington Regional Council is investigating whether the 98 electric buses it is on the verge of leasing were made by forced Uyghur labour in China. The potential links highlight the challenges in buying goods made in China, where the supply chains are often opaque, and come amid a broader effort to ensure New Read more

China to ‘improve population’ with eugenics plan

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
China eugenics plan

China will place emphasis on eugenics by encouraging a certain type of women to have more babies in its new five year plan. Eugenics is the study of how to manage reproduction within a human population to increase desirable heritable characteristics. Among the Chinese Communist Party’s goals listed in its policy blueprint for the years Read more

Chinese doctor says she participated in ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Uyghur people

Monday, September 7th, 2020

A Uyghur woman who worked as a doctor in China has told a British news network that she participated in forced abortions and sterilizations at the behest of the Chinese government. The woman, who was not identified but was seen from behind on camera, told ITV that she was sharing her story in an effort Read more

Pope Francis can no longer be silent on Uyghur genocide

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

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