East Turkistan Updates

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 for the Chinese, were carried …

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Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Baren Revolution (1990)

We Commemorate the Baren Revolution, also known as the Baren Uprising or the Baren Massacre, which erupted on April 5, 1990 in East Turkistan’s Akto County. Baren Township, near Kashgar, saw weeks of Chinese state terror and brutality in the spring 1990. As part of its deadly One Child Policy of population control, China’s government routinely forced …

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Investigation Reveals More Evidence on China’s Concentration Camps and Prison in East Turkistan

Bitter Winter, an Italian human rights and research organization based in China, revealed that China has rapidly built and expanded new prisons and concentration camps across East Turkistan, where according to the US Department of Defense, over 3 million Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, and other Turkic peoples are being detained. The new report by Bitter …

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China maybe harvesting organs of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples to treat Chinese coronavirus patients

The Sun, a major UK News outlet, reported that there are growing fears that China is executing Uyghurs, Kazakhs, and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan and harvesting their organs to treat Chinese coronavirus patients. For decades, the Chinese government has been executing and harvesting the organs of political prisoners inside East Turkistan and even …

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75 years ago the East Turkistan Republic reaffirmed its commitment to end Chinese rule in all of East Turkistan

On this day in history, the former East Turkistan Republic ( also known as the second East Turkistan Republic) which existed from November 12, 1944 until the Chinese Communist invasion and occupation of East Turkistan on December 22, 1949, reaffirmed its opposition to Chinese rule in East Turkistan. On February 24, 1945, the Government Council …

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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 the spread of the coronavirus. …

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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 Zenz, ASPI, and satellite imagery …

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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 free and independent republic …

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NY Times Report: Half a Million Uyghur Children Forcibly Separated From Their Families

Since 2016, Uyghurs began to report the separation of Uyghur children from their families and recently, the New York Times reported that nearly half a million Uyghur and other Turkic children have been forcibly separated from their families and sent to state run orphanages and boarding schools to be indoctrinated as loyal Chinese citizens. Read …

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