As I write this post, it has been nearly two weeks since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of Ukrainians have hid in subway stations and bomb shelters, fled to neighboring countries, and fought like hell. There’s no doubt that Ukrainians need help in this time of crisis, and for the world to expose Russian President Vladimir Putin for who he is.Continue reading Unequal Media Coverage of Russian Invasion of Ukraine
This traumatically moving article is published on NPR. A portion will be posted here, so please visit NPR for the remainder of the story as well as viewing the photos that accompany the story. You can also listen to the story as it was heard on All Things Considered. Please know that by sharing their stories publicly, the family in the article is risking their lives.Continue reading Uyghur kids recall physical and mental torment at Chinese boarding schools in Xinjiang
The article below is from Reuters. Visit the source for an image and embedded Tweets accompanying the article.
In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs
JANUARY 19, 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has determined that China has committed “genocide and crimes against humanity” by repressing Uighur Muslims in its Xinjiang region, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, in an embarrassing blow to Beijing a day before President-elect Joe Biden is set to take office.Continue reading In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs
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China says pope’s remarks about ‘persecuted’ Uighurs are groundless
It was the first time the pontiff had called the Muslim minority a persecuted people, something human rights activists have been urging him to do.Continue reading China says pope’s remarks about ‘persecuted’ Uighurs are groundless
The article below is from NPR.
Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China’s Xinjiang Region
September 24, 2020
A new report by an Australian research group has identified and mapped more than 380 suspected detention facilities in China’s western Xinjiang region.Continue reading Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China’s Xinjiang Region