East Turkistan National Army Memorial Day (April 8)

On April 8, 1945, the founding of the East Turkistan Republic’s National Army was proclaimed  with a large military parade, and the various armed groups scattered across that part of East Turkistan were organized into seven regiments, four independent battalions, and one independent company. General recruitment of all ethnic groups, except...

Uyghurs face starvation amidst coronavirus outbreak

February 22, Washington, DC Following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan, the Chinese government began to initiate a policy of total isolation. In East Turkistan, direct orders were given to prevent Uyghur and other Turkic peoples from leaving their homes and neighborhoods as part of China's efforts to contain...

Cutting-edge tech reveals China’s false claims regarding concentration camps in East Turkistan

January 23, 2020 An investigation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution based in the UK, found that China has expanded activities in many large concentration camps across East Turkistan. Working with data and analysis provided by the East Turkistan National Awakening Movement (ETNAM), Adrian...

The ETR’s 9-point Declaration-1945

On January 5, 1945 the Government of the second East Turkistan Republic, which was established on November 12, 1944, announced a 9-point Declaration reaffirming East Turkistan’s Independence. The 1945 9-point Declaration read: The Han [Chinese] murderers in the national territories of the East Turkistan Republic shall be thoroughly eliminated;A truly...

Struggle for the Motherland – 1947

This pamphlet was distributed by the East Turkistan Republic and appears here as the original translation made for the U.S. Consulate in Urumchi. Originally East Turkistan, our Motherland, was the real territory of the Turkish race. We consist of seven million people. This land is our birthright left by our...