Remembering the Uighur Women We Ignored, updated March 25, 2021

Rise Up Times

Australian Liberal and Labor senators have accused the Chinese Communist Party of unspeakable human rights abuses after first-hand accounts of systematic rape, sexual abuse and torture in Uighur detention camps in China were aired by the BBC —The Sydney Morning Herald

By Susu Jeffrey  Original to Rise Up Times  February 16, 2021
Updated March 1, 2021, Updated March 25, 2021

See Related Counterpoint from the Greyzone dated March 17, 2021 at the end of the original article. Also linked here.


See links below for articles about the current situation regarding the Uighur Women  

Twenty-five years-ago I was part of the 1995 Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Peace Train from Helsinki, Finland to Beijing, China for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. We were 242 people from 42 countries.

Along the way we met with women in Finland, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and…

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  1. Mike Maddden · · Reply

    Thank you Rise Up Times for providing a counterpoint to allegations of “Uighur horror”. To understand the situation, one must delve into the Uyghur separatist movement and the hundreds of horrific terrorist attacks that were committed in its name from 1900-2016. Any forced re-education for adherence to a political ideology is a human rights violation on its face, but claims of Uyghur genocide are blown totally out of proportion.

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