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Family Separation Is Haunting the Parents of Missing Uyghur Children

China is a country that has been making headlines for the wrong reasons of late. Its aggression in dealing with territory issues with neighboring countries and the attitude of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regarding racial issues are drawing criticism from different quarters. Its treatment of Uyghur children, in particular, has left human rights ...

Jack Roberts

Young Uyghur boy in front of his home in Kashgar, China.

Apple Opposes a Bill to Combat China’s Forced Labor

Lobbyists representing Apple are said to be trying to weaken a bill that is aimed at combating forced labor in China. The bill, called the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, will mandate American companies to guarantee that they do not use coerced or jailed workers from the Xinjiang region, a place where more than a ...

Nspirement Staff

The Apple company logo at an Apple store.

Canadian Government Calls Uyghur Persecution ‘Genocide’

Canada’s Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights recently issued a press release in which it condemned the Chinese government’s brutal Uyghur persecution in Xinjiang, calling it genocide. The subcommittee found that more than 2 million Uyghur and other Turkic ethnic people have been detained, including children as young as 13 years of age. Uyghur persecution ...

Nspirement Staff

The Canadian flag.

Buying COVID Tech From Chinese Firms Tarnished With Human Rights Abuses

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced many companies to secure COVID-19 screening systems for use on their premises to identify potentially infected employees and to safeguard those who are not infected. However, it seems some American companies are sourcing such equipment from Chinese manufacturers that are known to be linked to human rights abuses against Uyghur ...

Max Lu

A caronavirus with a dollar sign.

Trojan Apps: Uyghur Surveillance Campaign by Beijing

A new report by Lookout Threat Intelligence has revealed that China has been using malware tools to keep track of Uyghur people. This surveillance activity was observed as far back as 2013. Four Android tools are used in the trojan apps hacking campaign — SilkBean, CarbonSteal, DoubleAgent, and GoldenEagle. Crushing the Uyghurs using trojan apps ...

Max Lu

A Uyghur man using his smartphone.

Over Half a Million Uyghur Children Separated From Their Parents

Beijing’s persecution of Uyghurs is not only affecting adults but also Uyghur children, according to a media analysis of a state planning document that was published on the government website. Uyghur children separated from their families The planning document shows that “nearly a half million children have been separated from their families and placed in ...

Max Lu

Three Uyghur children.

China Is Rewriting the Quran and the Bible

Beijing’s attack against religion recently got a whole lot more serious after it came to light that the government is planning to rewrite books like the Bible and the Quran. The objective is to ensure that modified versions reflect “socialist values.” Though the Quran and the Bible were not explicitly mentioned, the Communist Party has ...

Jack Roberts

The Quran.

China Wants to Strengthen Xinjiang Surveillance Through World Bank Money

An exclusive scoop by the news website Axios claims that the Chinese government sought to secure funds from the World Bank for setting up its facial recognition surveillance in Xinjiang. The bank apparently did not clear the funds, thus preventing itself from unknowingly being complicit in China’s human rights violations. Funding Xinjiang surveillance The new ...

Max Lu

Facial recognition equipment.