Coincidentally, a few weeks ago in a Shenzhen based Turkish restaurant a Uyghur family who lives here got talking to us because they had a baby the same age as ours. They were driving a Tesla

I don't get what's going on here though? Is Isaac worried about Uyghurs in Teslas? Why?
Not being facetious, I'm genuinely curious what the angle is here? I've seen people get offended at Uyghur areas being modernized or even at dental treatment/programs in the past... Does the idea of a Uyghur in a Tesla offend some sort of a fantasy about them traveling by camel? ImageImage
This is why I asked this question, to try and wrap my head around this. I'm not sure I'll get an answer though, because even acknowledging my tweet would require them to reconcile their belief that China uses American-style manual labour to pick cotton.

If they're ok w/them selling cotton picking equipment to Xinjiang in the interest of reducing exploitative manual labour environment risks, I wonder if they'd instead support the idea of Uyghurs calling for a John Deere boycott, considering the unhappy/dangerous work environment. ImageImageImage

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19 Dec 21
How many names does he have? Why didn't an IPAC country accept him from Turkey if he felt unsafe there? Was it because he was arrested multiple times? Or it wouldn't have been as useful enough a story? What was he arrested for? Why aren't you taking more Uyghurs from Turkey then? ImageImageImage
Is it because just like in 2011, you still don't really actually believe these "escapees"?

Do you not find it ironic that IPAC is looking for evidence of Uyghurs in camps while one of your member countries LITERALLY built and kept Uyghurs locked up in European camps? ImageImageImageImage
Can't find any pictures of the camps that The Netherlands kept Uyghurs locked up in, but I did find an image of Norway's camps taken by a brave anonymous photographer.

Have these European Uyghur camp operators ever opened themselves up to foreign journalists? If not, why? ImageImage
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18 Dec 21
For months, no journalist was willing to react to Tursunay's "concentration camp" survivor story holes. Finally, a reaction, and from someone who pushed Tursunay's story while winning the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting!

Thank you for stepping up to the plate Alison.
Alison asked for my reaction to the ASPI article. I gave it, while proactively recognizing she wouldn't like it, inviting her to ask any specific question she'd like. Her showing up on Xinjiang seperatist/extremist shows helps put into perspective the aggressive/dishonest reply. ImageImageImageImage
What's even more remarkable & facetious about the whole thing is that while falsely stating I didn't answer her question, my very real reply & invitation to ask anything else she'd like was a response after her very real 5-month long deflection/real refusal to answer a question. ImageImage
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15 Dec 21
If you've stumbled across my Twitter after seeing my response to Al Jazeera, welcome.

I'd like to take this opportunity to further quantify my comments about ASPI, a US gov't + millltary equipment manufacture org with influence over government, media & now social media. ImageImage
ASPI is funded by the only real winners of armed conflict, the millltary industrial complex. ASPI's sponsors don't only benefit if they successfully sell you the next war, they profit now from China Threat Prevention spending encouraged by their own China Threat Inflation reports ImageImageImage
The US gov't funding of ASPI accompanies a billion dollar+ propaganda (or counter-influence as they call it) initiative. It helps deflect issues away from home, like with the ironic push on China forced labour stories, funded w/US forced labour profits.

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28 Nov 21
A YouTuber with 784k subs (@laowhy86), long suspected of disingenuously parroting "I hate the Chinese gov't not the people", caught fabricating douyin videos & an escape from China story, was found to have been desecrating local unmarked graves in Taiwan.

Evidence suggests Matt was always ill willed towards Chinese people. Shortly after 100s of millions of Chinese were pulled out of extreme poverty & as China began making headway against the pandemic, a frustrated Matt wished they'd be pushed back into poverty to adopt his ideals.
Here are the details of when Matt used a fabricated/altered douyin video as hard evidence (as he claimed) of China committing a genocide.

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26 Nov 21
This poor little girl isn't creeped out by two foreign men filming her in her village, who contrary to what they say to her, think her ethnic clothing is stupid, she's upset because she has to tow the party line & dance every time cameras are rolling, except this time of course.
Maybe she didn't realize exactly how much of a serious, totally not creepy, hard hitting filmmaker SerpentZA was. He should consider showing people some of his work on the road more often, to put his subjects at ease.
Here they are in my city, Shenzhen. I'd be creeped out/ask what they're doing if I caught them filming my children outside their school. I'd be furious if I found out they were filmed to be used as b-roll footage of them talking about childhood sexually. WTF is wrong with them??
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Guys, a new line of human rights sneakers just dropped. ImageImage
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