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WHAT IS IT WITH ME AND THE UYGHURS?

WHAT IS IT WITH ME AND THE UYGHURS?

Dr Sheldon Stone, a retired NHS consultant physician and university academic, is a member of the World Uyghur Congress Advisory Group which runs the STOP UYGHUR GENOCIDE campaign. In this blog he describes the plight of the Uyghurs and why it resonates so strongly with him, as a member of the Jewish community.

Black Lives Matter – what HMDT staff have been reading

Black Lives Matter – what HMDT staff have been reading

HMDT staff share books and articles by black and mixed-race voices that they have been reading. With topics including the history of the British Empire and personal testimony of anti-black racism, this selection of writing offers opportunities to better understand the experiences of black people.

HMDT blog: Save my people before it's too late - by Rahima Mahmut

HMDT blog: Save my people before it's too late - by Rahima Mahmut

Our latest blog is by Rahima Mahmut, who is a member of the Uyghur community, a human rights activist, and representative for the World Uyghur Congress. Rahima tells of the discrimination and persecution faced by members of the Uyghur community in China, including her own personal experience of oppression. She provides practical advice on how we can all Stand Together to support them.