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Ilham Tohti Wins 2017 Weimar Human Rights Award

On Thursday June 29th the Weimar city council announced that they have awarded this year’s Weimar Human Rights Award to Professor Ilham Tohti for his dedication to advancing the cause of human rights for the Uyghur people. In recognition of … Continue reading

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The East Turkistan Australian Association Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

On the 29th of April Ms. Zubayra Shamseden spoke at the East Turkistan Australian Association’s 25th anniversary celebration. It is a great honor for me to be here today to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of East Turkistan Australian Association Inc. … Continue reading

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Government Repression Cannot Solve the Problem of Fake News

The provincial government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has just passed a law that went into effect last week that will issue large fines of up to 500,000 RMB to individuals spreading false news and harmful content online, harmful being … Continue reading

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