Introduction to the Uyghur Edition of Uyghur Times
Uyghur Aginitliqi (ئۇيغۇر ئاگېنىتلىقى):
Uyghur Times, based in Washington DC, is a media organization with a focus on Uyghur Human Rights. It covers the Uyghur situation, China’s politics, and Central Asia in the Uyghur language, as well as Mandarin Chinese, English, Turkish, Arabic, German, Japanese, French, and Russian.
Uyghur Agency (Uyghur Aginitliqi, ئۇيغۇر ئاگېنىتلىقى), the Uyghur edition of Uyghur Times is the first channel that launched by Uyghur Times in May 2018. Since its first day, the Uyghur edition of Uyghur Times has been one of the few sources of information on the Uyghur situation, Chinese policies in the Uyghur Homeland (East Turkistan or Uyghuristan), and the Uyghur campaigns across the globe and international actions in response to Chinese practices and policies targeted Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims. Now the Uyghur edition of the Uyghur Times has become the most popular and largest Uyghur content website in the Uyghur diaspora. The Uyghur website of Uyghur Times (www.iuyghur.com) has become the most popular website among Uyghur diaspora with Alexa Rank (126,979)
Lately, We have upgraded the website with more security, and a faster, and user-friendly design CMS developed by our team. Our technical team is confident that visitors are safe with their data without being targeted by Chinese hackers.
We operate under the flagship United News Network (UNN), a registered non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. The Uyghur Times and Voice of Uyghur have registered trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and operate in the United States. We have offices in Takoma, Washington DC, and Zaytinburnu, Istanbul, Turkey, with four full-time staff members.
Our slogan for all language channels is the same :
"We speak the truth about the Uyghurs. We are the voice of Uyghurs." ’’Humanity dies in silence".
In our news coverage, we make every effort to adhere to the basic principles of journalism.
In the Op-Ed and article sections, We provide an equal and bipartisan platform for various groups and individuals as long as they follow the fundamental humanistic values and journalistic approaches.
However, rather than debates on complicated and controversial Pan-Turkic or Pan-Islamic, or anti-democratic contents, we focus on the most imminent issues such as reporting and raising awareness on the latest Uyghur situation and China's policies, and with open-minding and fundamental humanistic values and interests such as collaboration on the rights and activities of Uyghur people.
We translate, write, and publish news on China, Uyghur human rights, and other topics of interest to Uyghur people.
We cover Uyghur life in exile, including Uyghur movements, social and cultural activities, youth achievements, and positive trends.
We publish articles and essays by elite Uyghur writers and authors who represent the average level of education and mainstream Uyghur viewpoints in the diaspora.
Current affairs, political movements, religion, nationalism, culture and language preservation, Chinese policy, and international relations are among the themes covered in this section.
We collect and restore valuable articles and materials about politics, business, religion, literature, culture, and history previously published on Uyghur websites that were shut down when the crackdown began in 2017.
Our team members are the volunteering Uyghur intellectuals from different countries who are dedicated to being the voice of Uyghur people by writing, translating, editing, publishing, and other technical works.
Our final logo was designed by famous Uyghur calligrapher Ablikim Emet with the best characterization of the letter of Uyghur in old Arabic scripture in purple and blue colors
We publish our content on our website (www.iuyghur.com) and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
The works of the Uyghur edition have got recognition by multiple Uyghur organizations, independent Uyghur intellectuals, Uyghur community members, and multiple international organizations; We also serve as translators for multiple news media organizations and government agencies on Uyghur relates topics.
In the Uyghur language edition, We have published many reports, event news, and other contents at the request of multiple International organizations, including the U.S Holocaust Memorial Museum, Human rights Foundation, Notre Dame Law school, World Uyghur Congress, American Islamic Relations Council, Uyghur American Association, the bipartisan group of the "Japan Parliamentary Alliance on China Policy (JPAC)" and many others.
We operate with the financial support of the Uyghur public. So far, We have not asked or received any funds from any political organizations or governments.