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Mass Detention, Torture, Cultural Persecution of Uyghurs, Other Turkic Muslims

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An armed police officer stands on a road leading towards a large yellow building
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Summary Break their lineage, break their roots, break their connections, and break their origins. Completely shovel up the roots of “two-faced people,” dig them out, and vow to fight these two-faced people until the end. —Maisumujiang Maimuer, Chinese…
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Submission to the UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons

This submission is based on Human Rights Watch research on human rights issues impacting older women,[1] including domestic violence, abuse, and neglect in residential institutions for older people, abuses during armed conflict, and health disparities…
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Crackdown Seeks to Silence Tibetans, Stifle Information

Following the January 19 death in police custody of a teenage Tibetan monk, Chinese authorities have commenced an operation to “clean up” Tibetan homes in the grassland town of Dza Wonpo, Sichuan province. Tenzin Nyima died from injuries he received while…
Screenshot of a video showing dozens of police and commandos parading through the town of Dza Wonpo, carrying a large red flag and shouting battle-cries.
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Turkic Muslims Need Africa’s Solidarity Too

Africans have endured more than their fair share of atrocities where the perpetrators got off scot-free, a history that has helped inspire a commitment to global solidarity for human rights and justice. As prominent Tanzanian jurist Fatma Karume said, “…
Photo from a recent conference in Beijing with African and Chinese government officials. 
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Ominous ‘National Security’ Budget Increase Spotlights Growing Abuse

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A protester is tackled by riot police during a demonstration outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, June 12, 2019.