Save the 3 million Uyghur Muslims in Chinese concentration camps!

Why should you care?

  • Up to 3 million Uyghur Muslims are detained in concentration camps in East Turkistan (a.k.a. Xinjiang, China) where they suffer torture and forced to renounce their Islamic faith.
  • Quran and other Islamic books have been burned, and thousands of Mosques have been demolished or turned into bars.
  • Tens of thousands of children of detainees sent to Chinese orphanages to erase their Muslim identity.
  • Uyghur Muslims are under heavy surveillance. They cannot go to mosques, pray, or fast. Simple Islamic greetings and even Muslim names are banned.
  • Muslim girls are forced to marry non-Muslim Chinese man under the threat of their families being punished if they do not obey.
  • Communist Chinese media portraits Islamic faith of Muslims as a “disease” or “tumor” that needs to be eradicated.

What can you do to help?

  1. Make Dua for Uyghur Muslim brothers and sisters in East Turkistan.
  2. Write to your elected U.S. congress representatives. Call on the administration to pressure the Chinese government to close all concentration camps.
  3. Raise awareness among the Muslim community around the world about the current situation of Uyghur Muslims. Promote public awareness through social media, using #Uyghur or #Uighur.
  4. Let other Islamic organizations in United States to take an action on the matter of Uyghur Muslims.

For more information, please check the following news about the current situation of Uyghurs.

  1. Who are the Uyghurs(Uighurs)?
  1. Who Are The Uighurs? China Is Detaining This Muslim Minority By The Million.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/who-are-uighurs-china-muslim-detention-million_us_5b7195cee4b0ae32af9a085a

  1. UK confirms reports of Chinese mass internment camps for Uighur Muslims

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/31/uk-believes-china-has-interned-about-1-million-uighur-muslims

  1. 48 Ways to Get Sent to a Chinese Concentration Camp

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/09/13/48-ways-to-get-sent-to-a-chinese-concentration-camp/

  1. Oppression of Uyghur Muslims in East Turkestan | Sheikh Shady al-Suleiman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx_kapcB5Ho

  1. The Mass Internment of Uyghurs: “We want to be respected as humans. Is it too much to ask?”

https://uhrp.org/press-release/mass-internment-uyghurs-%E2%80%9Cwe-want-be-respected-humans-it-too-much-ask%E2%80%9D.html

  1. China’s Use of Psychological Warfare Against Uyghurs

https://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2018/09/21/chinas-use-of-psychological-warfare-against-uyghurs/

  1. China Declared Islam a Contagious Disease – and Quarantined 1 Million Muslims

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/08/china-muslims-camps-uighur-communist-party-islam-mental-illness.html

  1. China Supersizes Internment Camps in Xinjiang Despite International Criticism

https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-internment-camps-in-xinjiang-swell-1541052650

  1. ChinaFile Presents: The Situation in Xinjiang(East Turkistan)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNaCM7zZlxk

  1. ‘Just shoot my wife and mother’ (I can’t bear them suffering in concentration camps)- BBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa9w3wUWWAE

  1. China’s hidden camps – BBC News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmvyjwLxC5I

  1. N. Panel Confronts China Over Reports That It Holds a Million Uighurs in Camps

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/10/world/asia/china-xinjiang-un-uighurs.html

  1. How Beijing is using the Nazi propaganda playbook to justify its concentration camps to the world

https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/27/beijing-using-nazi-propaganda-playbook-justify-concentration-camps-world/

  1. Interview: ‘I Did Not Believe I Would Leave Prison in China Alive’

https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/detentions-11012018100304.html

  1. China’s war on Uighur identity, explained. | Al Jazeera English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc5vVat5iuc

  1. China’s Government Has Ordered a Million Citizens to Occupy Uighur Homes. Here’s What They Think They’re Doing.

http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/postcard/million-citizens-occupy-uighur-homes-xinjiang

  1. Malaysia’s Mahathir says Uighurs released because they did nothing wrong

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-uighurs/malaysias-mahathir-says-uighurs-released-because-they-did-nothing-wrong-idUSKCN1MP09J

  1. China is trying to erase the Uighurs and their culture

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/china-erase-uighurs-culture-181012155613937.html

  1. Survey: Three Million, Mostly Uyghurs, in Some Form of Political ‘Re-Education’ in Xinjiang

https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/millions-08032018142025.html

  1. ‘We’re a people destroyed’: why Uighur Muslims across China are living in fear

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/aug/07/why-uighur-muslims-across-china-are-living-in-fear

  1. An internment camp for 10 million Uyghurs: Meduza visits China’s dystopian police state

https://meduza.io/en/feature/2018/10/01/an-internment-camp-for-10-million-uyghurs

  1. Chinese diplomat in Pakistan goes on tweet rampage after ‘Uyghur Muslims fed pork’ reports

https://theprint.in/politics/chinese-diplomat-in-pakistan-goes-on-tweet-rampage-after-uyghur-muslims-fed-pork-reports/134315/

  1. Nury Turkel and the Uyghur plight

https://supchina.com/podcast/nury-turkel-and-the-uyghur-plight/

  1. Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-re-education-muslims-ramadan-xinjiang-eat-pork-alcohol-communist-xi-jinping-a8357966.html

  1. Ethnic cleansing makes a comeback — in China

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/ethnic-cleansing-makes-a-comeback–in-china/2018/08/02/55f73fa2-9691-11e8-810c-5fa705927d54_story.html?utm_term=.4e90844a38f6

  1. The Worst Totalitarian Since Mao

https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-worst-totalitarian-since-mao/

  1. ‘Goal Is to Erase Us’: How China Runs Uyghur ‘Concentration Camps’

http://turkistantimes.com/en/news-3469.html

  1. Why is China putting over a million Muslims in internment camps?

https://en-gb.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/318169088951294/

  1. Indian Muslims protest China’s detention of Uighur Muslims

http://www.arabnews.com/node/1371976/world

  1. CHINA’S 21ST CENTURY GULAG

https://www.gzeromedia.com/read/chinas-21st-century-gulag/

  1. Uyghurs: Victims of 21st Century Concentration Camps

https://thediplomat.com/2018/05/uyghurs-victims-of-21st-century-concentration-camps/

  1. China’s Jaw-Dropping Family Separation Policy

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/09/china-internment-camps-uighur-muslim-children/569062/

  1. China’s Muslim Crackdown Extends to Those Living Abroad

https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-muslim-crackdown-extends-to-those-living-abroad-1535718957

  1. Group of U.S. lawmakers urges China sanctions over Xinjiang abuses

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-rights/group-of-u-s-lawmakers-urges-china-sanctions-over-xinjiang-abuses-idUSKCN1LE2MK

  1. There’s Jim Crow in China, but no one seems to care

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-goldberg-china-jim-crow-20180821-story.html

  1. Why the Muslim world isn’t saying anything about China’s repression and ‘cultural cleansing’ of its downtrodden Muslim minority

https://www.businessinsider.com/why-muslim-countries-arent-criticizing-china-uighur-repression-2018-8

  1. China ‘ejects’ US journalist known for reporting on Xinjiang repression

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/22/china-ejects-us-journalist-known-for-reporting-on-xinjiang-repression

  1. China ‘expels’ French journalist over Uighur article

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-35181299

  1. Exporting persecution: Uyghur diaspora haunted by anxiety, guilt as family held in Chinese camps

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-exporting-persecution-uyghur-diaspora-haunted-by-anxiety-guilt-as/

  1. The State of Muslims in China – Trip Reflections | Dr. Sh. Yasir Qadhi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dxE5BszWT8

  1. Chinese police are reportedly cutting the dresses off of Uighur Muslim women in public

https://womenintheworld.com/2018/07/17/chinese-police-are-reportedly-cutting-the-dresses-off-of-uighur-muslim-women-in-public/

  1. Islamic Leaders Have Nothing to Say About China’s Internment Camps for Muslims

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/07/24/islamic-leaders-have-nothing-to-say-about-chinas-internment-camps-for-muslims/

  1. The war on Uighurs

https://chinachannel.org/2018/11/01/war-on-the-uighurs/

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