Pelosi: We Are Here in Support of the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act

May.27 — Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke before the House voted to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities. (Excerpts)

In This Story: Uighur

The Uyghurs, alternately Uygurs, Uighurs or Uigurs, are a Turkic-speaking minority ethnic group originating from and culturally affiliated with the general region of Central and East Asia. The Uyghurs are recognized as native to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China. (Source Wikipedia).

News related to Uighur people from a variety of outlets, is collated below.

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