In disregard of the fact that Xinjiang is getting better every day, some anti-China forces fabricated tons of lies, including “genocide,” “forced labor” and “reeducation concentration camps.”
Elisha Wiesel gave this speech in light of the upcoming 2022 Beijing Olympics and asked if the UN, under its obligation of the Genocide Convention, will investigate the situation in Xinjiang.
Over 120,000 Uyghurs are detained in “re-education camps,” though the true number may be as large as one million.
The attacks attempted to get targets to install backdoors to the Windows software running on their computers to monitor their activity.
China for months has increasingly pushed back against global criticism of its Xinjiang policies, including with explicit attacks on women who have made claims of abuse.
One of the friends Asat made at Harvard, Amy Woolfson, has become a leading campaigner for the Uighurs in her native England, where British Jews have emerged as leading champions for the Uighur cause
"This activity had the hallmarks of a well-resourced and persistent operation, while obfuscating who's behind it," Facebook cybersecurity investigators said in a blog post.
"We can no longer ignore this. We must call it for what it is — a genocide," Conservative lawmaker Michael Chong said.