Topic: Uighur Muslims
A long-awaited report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) into what China refers to as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has concluded that “serious human rights violations” against the Uyghur and “other predominantly Muslim communities” have been committed.
People from China's Uighur Muslim ethnic group have protested outside the Turkish Olympic Committee building in Istanbul, calling for a boycott of next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing over China’s treatment of the minority.
"What a sickening falsehood. My wife was neither a 'baby-making machine' nor an 'extremist'," said Mamutjan Abdurehim who is from Kashgar, Xinjiang — the Chinese region known now for its severe surveillance, arbitrary detentions, and forced labor.
Going by Ozil’s statement where he wrote about his fight for justice, it can be said that the player is being dropped due his statement in December 2019 over the persecution of Uighur Muslims in China.
The world has not learned any lesson at a time when it marks 25 years of the Srebrenica genocide of 1995, one of bloodiest massacre in Europe since the second World War that killed more than 8000 Bosnian Muslims as the international community is failing to hold Beijing accountable for the coming genocide in Xinjiang.
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has called on the Britain Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab MP, to follow up his strong stance condemning the ethnic cleansing of Uighur Muslims “with equally strong actions”.