Unequal Media Coverage of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

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.

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Uyghur kids recall physical and mental torment at Chinese boarding schools in Xinjiang

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.

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In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

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In parting shot, Trump administration accuses China of ‘genocide’ against Uighurs

JANUARY 19, 2021

By Humeyra PamukDavid Brunnstrom

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.

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Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China’s Xinjiang Region

The article below is from NPR.

Report: Satellite Images Reveal Suspected Detention Sites In China’s Xinjiang Region

September 24, 2020

LAUREL WAMSLEY

A new report by an Australian research group has identified and mapped more than 380 suspected detention facilities in China’s western Xinjiang region.

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China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

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Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

By Cate Cadell

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a program in the western Xinjiang region that rights groups have branded coercive labor.

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