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Jewher.Ilham
Daughter of Uyghur scholar Ilham.Tohti
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Jewher.Ilham retweeted
Scholars At Risk Aug 21
"My father, , has used only one weapon in his struggle for the basic rights of the of : words; spoken, written, distributed and posted." - . Sign and share to :  
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Democracy for Hong Kong Aug 18
Replying to @DemocracyforHK
The people of Hong Kong are fighting to protect our rights and freedoms. But our struggle has an impact on people elsewhere, too. From Tibet to Xinjiang to Taiwan, to every corner of the world, we stand united in the fight against authoritarian tyranny.
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Democracy for Hong Kong Aug 18
Replying to @DemocracyforHK
"The darkness now makes us Chinese despair, but you can still hold on to the flicker of light - don't give up! I hope that one day, we can all live together in freedom and democracy. - Anon with tears" Facebook post:
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Democracy for Hong Kong Aug 18
Yesterday at the rally, a Mainland Chinese supporter slipped us this note. "I am a Mainlander, and I want to tell you that there are people supporting you in Mainland China, although we are not able to speak up for you. You are not alone, add oil.
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Jewher.Ilham Aug 17
Replying to @johnlee1021
哈哈哈哈 叫习惯了🙈🙈 下周可能会回屯子一趟
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Jewher.Ilham Aug 17
Replying to @johnlee1021
想念李叔和刘燕姐姐做的饭了😭😭😭
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Sophie Richardson Aug 14
“In a longer letter, Memet’s brother wrote to his wife that he had cried “tears of happiness” upon hearing he would not be sentenced to prison for “the crime of learning to pray from my father” at the age of 15, in 1987.”
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Darren Byler Aug 10
Detainees were also given unknown medications and injections. Mehrigul said she felt "tired for about a week, lost my memories and felt depressed." Doctors in the U.S. later said that she had been sterilized.
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Timothy Grose Aug 9
The people at China State Construction Engineering Corporation are keeping it classy
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Sophie Richardson Aug 10
“...reporters from ⁦⁩ found, over 7 days of traveling through [], that the vast network of detention camps erected by the government of China’s authoritarian leader, Xi Jinping, continues to operate, and even expand.” ⁦
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Darren Byler Aug 5
Powerful new essay from on the sinister way Uyghur culture and Islamic practice is seen as mental illness by Chinese officials. A weaponized rhetoric of psychiatry & armed social work masks mass trauma & dehumanization.
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Scholars At Risk Jul 30
It's been 5 years since Ilham Tohti, prominent scholar, was charged with separatism for promoting cultural understanding in . Sign, share, and retweet to now!
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Adrian ypZenz Jul 27
BREAKING: Uyghurs can now search a database of ~5,000 Uyghur children with one or both parents in detention, to learn more about the fate of these children. A collaboration of me and (Gene Bunin). Please contact Gene Bunin (NOT ME) if this is relevant for you.
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Jewher.Ilham Jul 19
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James Millward 米華健 Jul 17
Three good suggestions for what can be done by US right now about Xinjiang oppression of indigenous Turkic groups in Xinjiang: release high-res satelite images; implement Global Magnitsky sanction (bipartisan bicameral bill all ready in Congress) and 1/2
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Jewher.Ilham Jul 17
It was an honor to be chosen to speak at the Ministerial To Advance Religious Freedom (Tuesday Part 3 of 3) via
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Jewher.Ilham Jul 17
Thanks for having me at the White House today.
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Jewher.Ilham Jul 17
Replying to @rcampos2b
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Ambassador Sam Brownback 10 Aug 18
Survivors of religious persecution know the darkness that comes when is not protected and advanced. Listen as they describe the beauty of this fundamental human right of religious freedom as put forth in the .
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Mike Breen Jul 14
Important thread on mass human rights abuses against Uyghurs in China. If this issue concerns you — and it should — please join DAS Busby and me on Tuesday morning, hosted by &
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