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Ruth Ingram


More than a century of prejudice and killings have peppered the history of the Hazara in Afghanistan. Amid fears of ethnic cleansing, the UK Parliament launched a Hazara inquiry last month as the international community is urged to act now.

17 May, 2022

A new report published by the Uyghur Human Rights Project and the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs has exposed systemic collusion and complicity between numerous Arab governments and Beijing in forcibly returning Uyghurs back to China.

12 April, 2022

Excruciating details of family separation, gang rape, mass sterilisation and now forced marriage continue to cast a deep shadow over the everyday lives of Uyghur women of China, with the diaspora of traumatised exiles still grieving.

01 April, 2022

Book Club: Seldom do we hear of what happens in China's re-education camps, let alone able to read an eye-witness account. Gulbahar Haitiwaji's text is therefore an essential resource to both document Chinese atrocities, and bring them to account.

16 March, 2022

Beijing continues its tirade against Uyghur and Turkic peoples through its systematic campaign of genocide. Yet its tentacles have since extended abroad, where those who have successfully fled persecution now face extradition back to China.

03 March, 2022

International efforts to hold China accountable for the genocide currently being committed against the Uyghur people have largely been evaded, however diplomatic boycotts and protests against the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing persist.

01 February, 2022

Muslim countries continue to show a blind eye to the Uyghur genocide, as two Uyghur businessmen could be deported back to China from Saudi Arabia. As economic and political ties between the two blocs flourish, concern for human rights whittles away.

18 January, 2022

In a calculated attempt to divert attention away from the atrocities committed against the Uyghur peoples in North-West China, state-backed media outlets have intensified their efforts to disseminate pro-Chinese propaganda at home and abroad.

06 January, 2022

Violently forced from their homes, Uyghur women are left facing a future deprived of family, culture and belongings. The New Arab speaks with those able to make it to Istanbul, torn between safety and the yearning for their homeland.

09 December, 2021

Despite escaping China's systematic oppression in Xinjiang, those lucky to have made their way to the safety of Istanbul have since been plagued by homelessness and addiction. The New Arab speaks with those on the streets and local initiatives.

02 December, 2021