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Xinjiang (and the Uyghurs) - with Rushan Abbas

Been There, Seen That

This week, we are discussing the human rights abuses occurring in Xinjiang province, China against the Uyghur population. Our guest, Rushan Abbas is the founder of Campaign for Uyghurs, which advocates and promotes human rights and democratic freedoms for Uyghurs. Rushan was born, lived and studied in Xinjiang and started her activism work while she was a student, organising and leading in the pro-democracy demonstrations at Xinjiang University in 1985 and 1988. Since her arrival in the United States in 1989, Ms Abbas has been an ardent campaigner for the human rights of the Uyghur people. Links Rushan mentions in the episode: End Uyghur Forced Labour in China Now: https://enduyghurforcedlabour.org/ Berlin Beijin Olympics: https://www.berlinbeijingolympics.com/ Campaign for Uyghurs website: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/ Campaign for Uyghurs socials: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CampaignForUyghurs/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cuyghurs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/campaignforuyghurs/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOI2HEJ1y1Ipduh4wqqS3JA Been There, Seen That socials: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/beenthereseenthatpodcast/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beenthereseenthatpodcast LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/75596377 Twitter: https://twitter.com/beenseenpodcast

50mins

17 Oct 2021

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Rushan Abbas - How We Can Stop the Uyghur Genocide

Peace Catalyst Podcast

In this episode we talk with Rushan Abbas, Founder and Executive Director of Campaign for Uyghurs, an organization focused on stopping the systematic human rights abuses against the people of Xinjiang, China (also called East Turkestan). Rushan is a Uyghur herself and shares with us her personal story, what is happening to Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in China, and what we as individuals can do to stop what the US and the international community has designated a “genocide.” NOTE: We do not recommend having children around while listening to this episode. Campaign for Uyghurs: www.campaignforuyghurs.org UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide: https://www.un.org/en/genocideprevention/documents/atrocity-crimes/Doc.1_Convention%20on%20the%20Prevention%20and%20Punishment%20of%20the%20Crime%20of%20Genocide.pdf Uyghur Advocacy Network Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/457144825645933 Uyghur Wellness Initiative: https://www.peacecatalyst.org/uyghur-wellness-initiative Sample letter to elected representatives re: Beijing 2022 Olympics: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/nobeijing2022/ Contact the International Olympic Committee: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/No-rights-no-games.pdf Support the Senate’s Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Phoning-Your-senators.pdf Produced by Nicole Gibson Music: Shesh Pesh by JR Tundra Correction: A previous version of this episode mistakenly attributed the peacemaking quote to Martin Luther King Jr. We have edited the episode to rightly attribute it to Shane Claiborne.

45mins

4 May 2021

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Episode 17: Rushan Abbas - Founder and Executive Director of Campaign for Uyghurs

Bold Moves Only Podcast

For today's episode Jason spoke with Rushan Abbas, an Uyghur American activist and advocate from East Turkestan, also known as the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China. She is the founder and Executive Director of Campaign for Uyghurs, a non-profit that advocates and promotes human rights and democratic freedoms for Uyghurs, and mobilizes the international community to act to stop the human rights atrocity in East Turkistan.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/boldmovesonly/message

33mins

9 Feb 2021

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Entrevista com Rushan Abbas - Dia 1 - 11° Fórum Liberdade e Democracia

IFL BH 11˚ Fórum Liberdade e Democracia

29mins

18 Jan 2021

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Rushan Abbas: Holocaust of the Uyghur People

For the Revolution

In this episode, we discuss the history of the Uyghur people, the occupation of East Turkistan, also called Xinjiang, the current living conditions for Uyghurs who live in East Turkistan, and the horrific conditions within Chinese government run "re-education" camps. We evaluate how entire governments, industries, corporations,  celebrities, and individuals are corrupted, complicit or implicit in the Genocide of the Uyghur people. Most importantly, we discuss the ways that you can help today. Read Rushan's Article: https://www.fortherevolution.com/holocaustoftheuyghursVisit Campaign for Uyghurs: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/Join our For The Revolution Communities: Website: fortherevolution.comInstagram: instagram.com/fortherevolutionmediaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/fortherevolutionnTwitter: https://twitter.com/fortherevolutnYoutube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCOOBO9F8vT_4IMk0YDId8UA

37mins

19 Oct 2020

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Andy Harris, David Closson, Mark Hemingway, Rushan Abbas

Washington Watch

Today's show features:Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Maryland, on Democrats omitting the Mexico City Policy, a policy that prevents foreign NGOs who refer for or provide abortions from receiving federal funding, from the House Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Funding bill.David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the contrast between the Biden/Sanders platform plan and the Republican party platform.Mark Hemingway, Senior Writer for Real Clear Investigations, on liberal elites' open letter against cancel culture, and the fragility of the woke.Bob Fu, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on China obliterating freedom in Hong Kong.Rushan Abbas, Founder and Executive Director for the Campaign for the Uyghurs, on the U.S. sanctioning Chinese officials in charge of the forced sterilization of Uyghurs.

54mins

10 Jul 2020

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A Sister’s Battle: Rushan Abbas Raises Her Voice Around the World

Interfaith Voices Podcast (hour-long version)

We explore Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping’s political doctrine that serves both cultural and economic ambitions. Then, we meet an American Uighur activist making the case for Uighur human rights.

21mins

8 Feb 2020

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Rushan Abbas - The Uyghur struggle and the fate of liberty in China (STRATEGIKON)

Big Brain Channel

Rushan Abbas is a well known Uyghur activist who graced the STRATEGIKON studio with her presence to tell John and David more about her experiences of persecution and what the rest of the world could and should be doing. Rushan Abbas’s Campaign for Uyghurs site at: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/ The US Congress recently passed new sanctions on China for its treatment of Uyghurs. More information on this can be found by following this link:  https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/12/03/politics/us-xinjiang-bill-trump-intl-hnk/index.htmlSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

6 Dec 2019

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Rushan Abbas - The Uyghur struggle and the fate of liberty in China (STRATEGIKON)

STRATEGIKON

Rushan Abbas is a well known Uyghur activist who graced the STRATEGIKON studio with her presence to tell John and David more about her experiences of persecution and what the rest of the world could and should be doing. Rushan Abbas’s Campaign for Uyghurs site at: https://campaignforuyghurs.org/ The US Congress recently passed new sanctions on China for its treatment of Uyghurs. More information on this can be found by following this link:  https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/12/03/politics/us-xinjiang-bill-trump-intl-hnk/index.htmlSupport the show: https://www.sageinternational.org.au/strategikon-merch/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

6 Dec 2019

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Guest Session Rushan Abbas - Jalsa Salana USA 2019 (Saturday PM)

MKA USA VIBE

Weekly podcast from Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya (youth auxiliary of Ahmadiyya Muslims) USA. For more info go to www.mkausa.org/podcast

5mins

18 Jul 2019

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