Journal of Political Risk, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 2019
By Rukiye Turdush, Uyghur Research Institute
People of East Turkistan, called Xinjiang by the Chinese Communist Party, have endured the long and oppressive colonisation of China for many years. Although China did not round up people of East Turkistan and shoot them with machine guns in front of the world, they have locked them up and are eliminating them one by one in concentration camps. 
Every Uyghur living outside China is searching and asking for the location of their disappeared family members. Uyghur girls are forced to marry Han Chinese as a part of their gene washing policy. Uyghur children are forcibly removed from their families as Chinese officials with genocidal intention proclaim, “cut the lineage, cut the roots, cut the connection.” 
Around three million Uyghurs and other ethnic Muslims are currently locked up in concentration camps and are being subjected to torture and death. The religion, culture and identity of Muslims in East Turkistan are now entirely banned. The world has remained silent in its moral obligation to do something about this tragedy.