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The Weekly Brief

Just a quick update in case you missed it.

Released on 01.04.2022

Nuclear Genocide in China on Uyghur Muslims

The Beijing government conducted 45 nuclear weapons tests from 1964 to 1996, 22 underground and 23 above the surface. Enver Tohti, who worked as a doctor in the cancer department in East Turkistan for many years, revealed the effects of these nuclear tests, which many describe as genocide, by identifying the relationship between a type of cancer called ‘lymphomas’ and nuclear tests.

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Chinese UHRC delegation fails to silence representative of “European Union of Jewish Students in Geneva

The Chinese UN Human Rights Council delegation attempted to cut short the speech of Sacha Guttmann, the co-president of 'The European Union of Jewish Students' when he called out the Chinese regime for its persecution of the Uyghurs.

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Uyghur Woman who escaped forced abortion said to have died in prison

In 2014, a Uyghur from the county who was then living in exile told RFA that authorities took Zeynebhan from Arish village to a hospital for a forced abortion. RFA later determined through interviews with sources in Xinjiang that Zeynebhan had escaped from the hospital to save her unborn child.

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Rufina Mardan: “The persecution of my people”

Rufina says that she came to France with her mother when she was five years old. Her father joined them three years later. The family decided to leave their homeland after the violent repression of Uyghur protests in Urumqi in 2009. Rufina's parents paid a high price for them to relocate to a more peaceful environment.

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News of a revered Tibetan Lama's demise emerged amid China's rigorous information lockdown

News of the passing of a venerated Tibetan lama, who has spent years in a Chinese prison, emerged recently amid Chinese authorities’ heightened information lockdown campaign. The authorities reportedly restricted a number of devotees from attending the funeral and paying respects to the deceased by posting images and videos on social networking sites, a reliable source reported.

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International lawyers call for suspension of extradiction to Hong Kong amid crackdown

The call follows threats to U.K.-based rights group founder Benedict Rogers by Hong Kong's national security police, who issued a takedown order for the U.K.-based Hong Kong Watch rights website, threatening to pursue him under a draconian national security law imposed on the city by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from July 1, 2020.

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China warns Nepal about “outside interference” following US Grant

The warning came during Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi’s March 25-27 visit to Nepal, and only a month after Nepal’s parliament ratified a $500 million no-strings-attached U.S. grant to build electric power lines and improve roads in the impoverished Himalayan country.

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