A U.N. investigator says contemporary forms of slavery are widely practiced around the world, including forced labor for China’s Uyghur minority, bonded labor for the lowest caste Dalits in South Asia, and domestic servitude in Brazil and Colombia.
Creatives, check out this campaign that hijacked the #Yeezy x Gap launch to call out the fashion industry’s use of Uyghur forced labour. The reactive campaign by Taxi@VMLYR ) for the @HRF landed a Wood Pencil in #PressOutdoor this year. #dandad
Human Rights Lawyer Emma Reilly reveals that the UN is actively sharing the names of Uyghur dissidents with the Chinese Government, telling Maajid Nawaz the actions of the UN here are 'criminal.' @MaajidNawaz
This is an astonishing piece by a very brave Uyghur writer:
The ongoing genocide against Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese regime is a scar on the world’s conscience. I can feel Hawagul’s pain through her eyes. The UK Gvt can & must do more to end the plight of Uyghurs facing unimaginable horrors in detention camps👇🏽
A hijab-wearing Muslim student was harassed by parents after her graduation speech. Huda's speech, which was approved by the school, expressed the importance of speaking up against injustices in Palestine and against Uyghur Muslims.
The Chinese government keeps talking about not wanting "outsiders 'meddling' in Myanmar’s internal affairs" -- meaning the junta can shoot protesters at will (and Beijing can detain Uyghur Muslims at will, crush Hong Kong's freedoms, etc). #AutocratsMantra