Al Jazeera: “The faux anti-imperialism of denying anti-Uighur atrocities”

Read this sharp dissection by Azeezah Kanji and David Palumbo-Liu of the factual dishonesty, political incoherence & ethical dereliction of the campaigners who cover for the Chinese state’s racist, colonialist crimes in the supposed name of “anti-imperialism”.

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5 JUNE: Protest Swire – corporate accomplices in Hong Kong & Uyghur repression

12 noon Saturday 5 June
Swire House, 59 Buckingham Gate, SW1E 6AJ
Co-hosted with Labour Movement Solidarity with HK
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Jacobin: Interview with Sean R. Roberts, author of “The War on the Uyghurs”

We strongly recommend checking out today’s interview with Sean R. Roberts in US-based radical left magazine Jacobin. Roberts is the author of the recent book The War on the Uyghurs. In the interview, he puts the ongoing persecution in the context of settler colonialism and War On Terror anti-Muslim racism – and calls for grassroots solidarity while opposing the sabre-rattling and militarism by Western powers’ hawks.

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Solidarity: “Xinjiang: the UN report that wasn’t”

Support for the Chinese government is secured, in part, by propaganda lies and distortions, denying the persecution of the Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other indigenous peoples of East Turkestan. One such story, recently published in the supposedly left-wing newspaper The Morning Star, claims that the United Nations investigated and found no evidence of human rights abuses. This claim is helpfully debunked in a short reply article published by socialist newspaper Solidarity. In short, there was no such investigation:

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Recognise the genocide, but don’t rely on the superpowers

Photo of Parliament by Eva Dang on Unsplash

This Thursday 22 April, Parliament will vote on a motion recognising that the persecution of Uyghurs, Kazakhs and the other indigenous peoples of Xinjiang (East Turkestan) constitutes genocide and crimes against humanity.

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Message of support from 左回声 Left Echo, Leipzig, Germany

左回声 Left Echo is a collective based in Leipzig, Germany, campaigning to build solidarity with emancipatory struggles in China. They have sent us the message of solidarity below, to be read out on their behalf at our 5 April protest. They and Nationalismus ist keine Alternative (Sachsen) will be demonstrating Saturday 17 April at 14:00 on Augustusplatz in Leipzig – please join them if you are in the region!

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MEETING: “China, Hong Kong and the Uyghurs: solidarity motion launch for Labour 2021”

We have teamed up with our friends in Labour Movement Solidarity With Hong Kong to write a motion for the Labour Party’s 2021 conference – China, Hong Kong & the Uyghurs: solidarity, peace, democracy & liberation. This week, Momentum members have the opportunity to vote in a policy primary for Momentum to support it. So please join us to hear more about the issues.

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