Week Ending 8 Aug 2021
1. Wheat with a 5,000-year history has been discovered in the Altai prefecture of East Turkestan
According to a message obtained by the Uyghur Information Center on August 6, 2021, Chinese archaeologists have unearthed a 5,000-year-old wheat specimen during a soil survey in the Altai prefecture of East Turkestan. During a detailed examination of the specimens, the researchers found in the sand variety of plant seeds, large and small, that had been transformed into coal, and under a detailed microscope examination and carbon 14 dating experiments, the seeds were found to be rice, barley, and wheat grains, the researchers said. The researchers stated that barely and wheat are 5200 year old plants, and this is the earliest place to use copper and stone tools in East Turkestan,about 5,000 years ago, a landmark in history.
2. Chinese Public Security Spokesman says US is causing division and chaos in East Turkestan
According to a message obtained by the Uyghur Information Center on August 6, 2021, after the U.S. Senate passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Public Security said in a statement:
“This time around, the United States is going to pass the so-called Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act to control China’s development under the pretext of the East Turkestan issue.”
The statement added that China not only denies the genocide in East Turkestan, but also said that the United States had fabricated lies and slandered China.