"The Chinese government has now destroyed the central Uyghur
graveyard in Khotan.
The conference on the "Uyghur
camps in China" held at the Brussels Press Club BRUSSELS, May 15 (KUNA) -- An academic conference has called for an international investigation to find out what is really going on in the detention camps where Uyghur
Muslims in China's Xinjiang region are being held in their thousands.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) launched a five-minute video on its Facebook page Friday (April 5) featuring prominent Uyghur
activists and revealing the brutality of Chinese rule in the Xinjiang region.
According to the 2010 census data , Uyghur
Chinese ranked the forth population size (approximately 10.1 million) of the minority ethnicities in China, and the majority of them live in the Xinjiang Uyghur
Autonomous Region located in the northwest China.
Al-Mahrasawy's statements come in response to circulated news of the arrest and deportation of 500 Uyghur
Although, the Uyghur
question in China dates back to hundreds of years, one of the critical turning points of the issue took place after the establishment of the East Turkestan Republics in the 1930s and 40s.
German-based World Uyghur
Congress (WUC) Deputy President Asgar Can expressed deep disappointment over Erdoy-an's statement while in Beijing, reflecting resentment among members of his community who praise Turkish efforts to host large number of Uighurs in Turkey.
Citing local Uighur sources, Dilxat Raxit, a spokesman for the World Uyghur
Congress, an exile group, said in an e-mail: "Nearly 100 people were killed and wounded during the clash."
But Dilxat Raxit, a spokesman for the World Uyghur
Congress, a Munich-based advocacy group, said the Uighurs were protesting and that armed Chinese personnel were to blame for the violence.
Alim Seytoff, a US-based spokesman for the overseas World Uyghur
Congress (WUC), said the official narrative of the Tiananmen event was full of holes and discriminatory.
Uighur activist Dilshat Rexit, who is a spokesman for the Germany-based World Uyghur
Congress, which Beijing designates as a separatist group, claimed Chinese authorities are using charges of spreading jihad as an excuse to crack down on Uighurs.
case typifies the situation where a nation-state assumes assimilatory policies rather than accommodational ones.