Biggest Ever Jewish Action Day in Solidarity With the Uyghurs

72 years ago today the world came together to say “Never Again!”72 years ago the world came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 72 years later, today on Human Rights Day, China is committing one of the most extensive and systematic human rights violations since 1945. Millions of Uyghurs and other Turkic minoritiesContinue reading “Biggest Ever Jewish Action Day in Solidarity With the Uyghurs”

UN: Assign a Special Rapporteur to Monitor Crimes Against the Uyghurs!

Secretary-General António Guterres United Nations UN Headquarters, S-3800 New York, NY 10017  December 10, 2020  Re: Call on the United Nations to Assign a Special Rapporteur to Monitor Crimes against the Uyghurs and Other Turkic Minorities in the People’s Republic of China Dear Secretary General, Right now, up to three million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim-majority peoples areContinue reading “UN: Assign a Special Rapporteur to Monitor Crimes Against the Uyghurs!”

Preliminary legal opinion by Prof. Dr. Kai Ambos

Prof. Dr. Kai Ambos, Judge Kosovo Specialist Chambers, Hague, NL; advisor (amicus curiae) Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace, Georg August Universität Göttingen in Germany: 1. I  was asked by the “Verband Jüdischer Studierender Nord (VJSNord)” to give an opinion, in my academic capacity and from an international criminal law perspective, on the treatment of the minority group of the Uyghurs inContinue reading “Preliminary legal opinion by Prof. Dr. Kai Ambos”

The Uyghur Crisis – briefing paper (January 2020)

It is estimated that close to two million Muslim Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities are being detained indefinitely in ‘re-education’ camps in China’s western Xinjiang Region, where they are forced to deny their religion and culture as ‘backwards and dangerous. The Chinese government denies the claims, saying people willingly attend special ‘vocational schools’, which combatContinue reading “The Uyghur Crisis – briefing paper (January 2020)”

Europe’s young Jews stand up for the Uighurs

On Monday we remembered the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Thousands of people, including politicians and celebrities, declared “Never again” and affirmed that the biggest crime in human history should never be allowed to be forgotten lest it occur again. But for us, the young Jews of Europe,Continue reading “Europe’s young Jews stand up for the Uighurs”