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Humiliation & Torture in Communist Reeducation Camps

Note to the reader. This article is highly critical of the CCP on this particular matter. It’s not by any stretch of the imagination an attack against the Chinese nation, its people, or its sovereignty.

China’s Turkish minority [the Uyghurs], most of whom are Muslims, continues to suffer under the yoke of the Communist Party [controlled by billionaire atheists]. Many have been arrested and sent into detention camps in Xinjiang, the North-Western part of the country. For some time critics have accused Beijing of subjecting these people [Chinese citizens] to physical and mental torture. To escape persecution, some have fled to Istanbul. Refugee Gulbahar Djalilova was interviewed by Deutsche Welle in an episode of their Focus Europa documentary… Today she can walk outside with her nephew. A year back, within a Communist Reeducation Camp for the Uyghurs, she couldn’t even dream of such a liberty.

“The day I got arrested, they mentioned by name, my date of birth, and that I’m a terrorist,” she explains, showing a document to the interviewer. Djalilova said they never explained to her why she’s a terrorist. As for life in the camp… “Whoever spoke Uyghur was locked in a dark cell. We also had to praise the Chinese Communist Party in writing. […] Every ten days we received an injection in the arm. We didn’t know what it [the substance] was. But the younger women ceased having menstruation. […] We were obligated to do physical exercise without our clothes on. It didn’t matter if you were 14 or 84 years old. That’s how they humiliated us.” This practice, if true, reminds me of Israel’s treatment of Ethiopian women, who were given birth control shots without proper disclosure.

When Gulbahar was finally released, she fled for Istanbul. Turkey has received around 25,000 Uyghur refugees. The documentary footage shows a primary school in Istanbul, in which children are taught in the Uyghur language. The kids sing, read, and write in their own tongue. Teachers say this would be impossible in China. The Chinese ambassador to Turkey says accusations are unjustified. He claims the Chinese Government did a lot to develop the Xinjiang province and rejects the notion that human rights were violated. Ambassador Deng Li says, “The reeducation centers aren’t prisons. They’re not concentration camps. Some in the media claim otherwise to dramatize the situation. These places are more like boarding schools and the rights of students are respected. […] I’ve got the impression that some journalists only use this story to put the Government’s policy toward Xinjiang in a bad light.”

However, according to the documentary, all Uyghurs from Istanbul tell stories about missing relatives. One of them, Abdurahman Tohuti, hasn’t heard anything back from his wife and kids for three years. They left for China to make a family visit and never returned.

This month, thousands in Istanbul protested against the persecution carried out by the Communist Government against the Uyghurs. Demonstrators claimed to have been inspired by Mesut Ozil. The German football star of Turkish background, Arsenal’s number 10, criticized the Chinese state’s forceful measures against the Uyghur people and also criticized Muslims around the world on social media for staying silent. “Quran books burnt, mosques destroyed, Islamic schools banned, religious scholars killed one after another… Brothers sent in concentration camps,” he wrote in Turkish on Twitter and Instagram. The Arsenal football club distanced itself from the player’s comments, saying they don’t get involved in politics. Arsene Wenger, the club’s former manager, defended the player’s right to express his opinion – as any principled individual must, who puts rights and liberties ahead of profits and state boons and financial privileges [see Shaquille O’Neal’s stance vs that of LeBron James and the NBA]. If we defend the right to free speech only when we like it, while denying it to others, because we don’t like it, we’re in fact serving censorship, not freedom.

People came out in Istanbul with flags donning the crescent moon against a blue backdrop, the heraldry employed by separatists, and referred to Xinjiang as East Turkestan. Message boards read, “Close down the concentration camps!”, while some protesters torched a Chinese flag. While I oppose separatism, especially on ethnic criteria, it’s easy to see how such sentiments are fueled by the so-called reeducation policies of an inscrutable party leadership that remains unchecked and unwilling to shine light on the situation, let alone change course.

The United Nations estimates that between 1 and 2 million are held in these detention centers under brutal conditions, and subjected to indoctrination. The Chinese authorities insist the Uyghurs are receiving vocational courses as part of a campaign against Islamic extremism. Few Muslim leaders, with the exception of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have criticized Beijing’s treatment of the Uyghur population. Turkey’s stance, though, is further motivated by the cultural and linguistic ties shared with the Uyghurs. At a recent summit held in Kuala Lumpur, a question referring to the treatment of the Uyghurs was ignored by the tribune, where the presidents of Iran and Turkey and the Malaysian PM were seated. Thus far, Beijing has been able to keep criticism at bay from Muslim countries and from private [big] corporations by threatening to cut their access to the Chinese market and to Chinese investment.

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Olivia Kroth
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Uighurs are Tatars. The Tatars are a plague, not only in Russia but also in China.

Welsh
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Welsh

That’s one of the most blatant racist things I’ve read on this site. It’s nice to know who you people are.

Olivia Kroth
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Study some history, before writing nonsense, Welsh. Uighurs have ethnic ties to Mongols and Tatars, which can be traced back to the 5th century. In Russia, there is the opinion that the original Uyghur core goes back to the Mongols. According to N. Ya. Bichurin, the Uighurs and their predecessors Chi-di, Dinlins and Gaoguy were of Mongolian origin. A. S. Shabalov believes that the Chi-di, Dinlins, Gaoguy and Uyghur tribes initially all spoke a variety of the Mongolian language. Mongols and Tatars are hereditary enemies of Russia. They have invaded Russian territory, plundered and robbed Russians since the 13th century.… Read more »

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Tatar terrorist Evgeny Manyurov invaded the FSB building in Moscow, shot FSB officers and was killed himself. This terrorist attack happened on the eve of the 20th of December, which is the official holiday-memorial day of the Russian FSB.

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Olivia Kroth
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And worst of all, this Tatar terrorist pretended to be a “nationalist”. But these do not kill FSB members. Only terrorists kill the FSB.

Regula
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Regula

This is mostly western fabricated non-sense. First: China recently published CCTV footage of various acts of terrorism in Xinjiang and various places including the car attack in Tiananmen Square. The terrorism was real and devastating. That those committing it or connected to it would be jailed is only normal. Beyond that the vocational centers are not coercive, but like every school require attention and a will to learn. The whine in this article is western propaganda to vilify China and is meaningless. People in Xinjiang were never locked in. If they didn’t like it they could leave at any time.… Read more »

Welsh
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Welsh

Right, it’s all nonsense. Only Western countries produce terrorists and persecute.
I’m sure that woman has posters of bin Laden at her place and all her kids are Wahhabi terrorist snakes. It’s clear that all arabs are terrorists, just like all muslims, because a handful of them are indeed mercenaries and terrorist loons. Wait until Big Brother comes to your door using Chinese spyware, soft and hard.

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Have you been to China? At all? If you haven’t, buy a ticket and go visit Xinjiang. I have, several times. I have travelled both the northern Gu’erban Tong’gute Desert and the Takla Makan, meeting many of the Uyghur (correct spelling) people and have many friends among both the Uyghur and Han Chinese in Xinjiang.
My point is, if you haven’t been to the area, and understand BOTH cultures present, shut the fuck up and don’t post stupid shit.

Fug
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That is a poor attempt of a crass Straw Man argument, Welsh.

Olivia Kroth
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Yes, a crass attempt indeed, just like the whole article is a crass attempt to blacken Chinese eyes.

Mike Schuder
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Mike Schuder

Ask those folks in Idlib how they like the Uyghurs……..

Olivia Kroth
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Yes, ask them. But Welsh writes silly comments here without asking anybody or reading anything.

Olivia Kroth
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And that provocotive photo above the article, this stupid cow! Is her son one of the Uighur terrorists, being “reeducated” by the Chinese not to terrorize Chinese citizens? Well, you dumb Uighur mother, you better teach your sons some respect for the country you live in. You shytty BITCH!

Olivia Kroth
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Uighurs and Tatars undergo terrorist training. They are terrorizing China and Russia, Syria and other countries in Asia. The Tatar who attacked the Ljubjanka building in Moscow is one of them. Here is some more info about about him. Thank god the FSB shot him down, the rabid dog: “Manyurov liked guns. In November 2019, he finished third in a pistol-caliber carbine competition at the Moscow Municipal Sports and Shooting Range. According to Komsomolskaya Pravda, he also participated in another competition in October that was held in honor of Dmitry Razumovsky, a lieutenant colonel who was killed while freeing hostages… Read more »

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TASS: Russia has no reason to act on reports about China’s oppression of Muslims — Lavrov There are no reasons for taking steps not included in the UN Human Rights Council’s procedures MOSCOW, October 9. /TASS/. Moscow has no reason to take steps not included in the UN Human Rights Council’s procedures in relation to China’s alleged oppression of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters following talks with Kazakh top diplomat Mukhtar Tleuberdi. “China has repeatedly provided clarifications concerning the accusations you have mentioned. I don’t know who voiced them, it must have been… Read more »

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Russia won’t worsen relations with China to make US happy – Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister said he discussed the issue of Russian-Chinese relations at his talks with US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC on December 10 MOSCOW, December 22. /TASS/. Moscow sees Washington’s desire to drive a wedge between Russia and China, but it is not going to worsen its relations with Beijing just to make the United States happy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Bolshaya Igra (Big Game) program on Russia’s television Channel One. Lavrov said he discussed the issue of Russian-Chinese… Read more »

Fug
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This Article Smells of the same smell i smelt when Al Qaeda and their part time Medics (The White Helmets) were engaged in terrorism around Aleppo and pumping out their lies about the last doctor in Aleppo and the last ‘Anything in Aleppo’. Just more Terrorist Propaganda to gain sympathy for the Uighurs, who deserve no pity. China should show no mercy when dealing with these sub humans.

Olivia Kroth
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Yes, same stink! Some sort of “White Helmet” stink!

DEE
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DEE

Alexander and Alex….there is a lot of backlash to this post …and we your subscribers are concerned that you have allowed this onto your sight or as part of your narrative…pls explain….massive trust loss gentleman …talk to us please

Olivia Kroth
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Well, DEE. Alexander and Alex are for freedom of speech. So this article in a way is an eye opener for all of us. And as you mention yourself, there is a lot of backlash to the text because we, the readers, are not dumb. We are (mostly) educated and well-read, we are able to articulate and write down our own opinions.

Not too many of those articles, please. But once in a while, why not? They make the discussion lively and interesting.

John Doran
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John Doran

A pretty dreadful article, which I am pleased to see demolished below.
Enache needs to shed the rose-tinteds to gain some credibility.

Olivia Kroth
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Bucharest-based Serban Enache is the CEO and co-owner of Dreamstime.com, one of the largest stock photo communities in the world. He previoiusly co-founded Archiweb. Serban V.C. Enache Born on March 25, 1989, Bucharest/Romania. Licensed in journalism. Creator of the Of Hate And Laughter series. This universe is one of infernal majesty; it’s my heart and soul. If it matters to anyone, my sun sign is Aries, moon sign is Scorpio, mars sign is Gemini. I don’t believe in astrology, by the way ^_^. My interests are: MMT (modern monetary theory), politics, history, literature, tv-shows, movies, games, music (from epic soundtracks… Read more »

Irene Eckert
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I am appalled. what was you intention by publicizing Western propaganda and denying what it is??? This is not what the Duran is supposed to be needed, at least I can do without such articles, that you find in the mainstream PR machine.

Jane Karlsson
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Jane Karlsson

If the Uighurs are like the Iranian MEK, they are under mind control, as I suspect ISIS members are. This used to be called brainwashing. De-programming is very difficult and time consuming. It seems to me possible that the Chinese authorities are trying to do this, and if they are they should have our support. The West will not like it because they have their own mind-controlled slaves, who they use as couriers, drug mules, sex slaves and assassins. See Cathy O’Brien’s book Trance Formation of America. She was de-programmed, and at least some Western authorities take her story seriously,… Read more »

Olivia Kroth
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Syrians say that some Uighurs take part in ISIS. If ISIS is really mind-controlled, the Uighurs are too, for sure.

Beatus
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Beatus

The KP is controlled by billionaire atheists, says the author. This is quite an unfounded generalization. And he refers to the “yoke” of the KP, that party that has lifted 800 million people out of poverty. Most Chinese (except the rabble-rousers in HK, but not in Macao) would not consider it a yoke. Not to forget that before China suffered from imperialism and feudalism. And why should I believe this woman?

Olivia Kroth
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The author of this article, Serban Enache, has been outed as a western shill, living in Romania. The first sentence is truly the worst of all bad sentences in this awful text.

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