Uyghurs

Protesters rally in solidarity with Turkic-speaking Muslim Uyghurs, in Istanbul on July 12, 2009 (BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images)

’Just like Erdogan’: The mistake Trudeau is making with China

Adnan R. Khan: Turkey’s president was one of the first global leaders to call the treatment of China’s Uyghurs a genocide. Then came the pressure from China.
Ambassador of China to Canada Cong Peiwu speaks as part of a panel at the Ottawa Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa, on March 4, 2020 (CP/Justin Tang)

How to deal with a hostage-taking, extortionist China

Shannon Gormley: As China decides to no longer hide behind the language of engagement and friendship, Ottawa finds itself increasingly exposed
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Is Beijing sticking its nose into the election campaign in Markham?

Marcus Kolga: For the sake of democracy, voters in the Markham-Unionville riding should ask their local candidates about their positions on human rights in China
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Where is the outrage over the plight of China’s Uyghurs?

Ahmed Sahi: A million Muslims are being detained in China, and Canada has not protested in any meaningful way