The West Must Help Myanmar Escape China’s Embrace

July 29, 2020

On July 2, Myanmar became the only country in India’s immediate neighborhood to accuse China of interference in its internal affairs. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the commander-in-chief of the Tatmadaw or the combined armed forces of Myanmar, accused China of arming terrorist groups like the...

China Continues Its Persecution of Uighur Muslims

July 01, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the shortcomings of the capitalist and institutionally racist systems that govern our world, but its precedence in the media has drawn attention away from human rights abuses that continue to take place. Worse still, the global lockdowns caused by the public...

Qatar Changes Its Stance on China’s Uighurs

October 03, 2019

In July, a group of 37 countries, including all six Gulf Cooperation Council member states, expressed support for China's policies in Xinjiang. The following month, Qatar became the first Arab country to remove its name from the list of countries supporting Beijing's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

The Fight to Preserve the Uighur Language

September 24, 2019

China’s Uighur Persecution: Ethnic Diversity Is a Challenge to Beijing

March 25, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Dr. Anna Hayes, senior lecturer of political science at James Cook University in North Queensland, Australia. Uighurs are a Turkic people native to Central and East Asia and one of the 55 ethnic minorities officially recognized by the...

China’s Treatment of Uighur Muslims Is Cultural Genocide

March 13, 2019

Beijing’s attempt to strip Uighur Muslims of their identity, of their religion and of what they stand for is nothing short of a cultural genocide. According to numerous reports by human rights groups and the media, over a million Uighur Muslims are being held in detention camps in China’s...