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Wuer Kaixi
Oct 10, 2016

As the European Parliament weighs this year’s nominations for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti, I believe, deserves special consideration.

Oct 3, 2016

As China steps up its commitment to U.N. peacekeeping, Beijing is said to be eyeing a leadership role — with potentially troubling human rights implications.

Sep 26, 2016

China’s ethnic periphery can be a volatile place. Over the past decade, violence has repeatedly marred the remote yet strategic regions of Tibet and Xinjiang, which comprise nearly a third of Chinese territory and are its chief sources of oil and water.

Policemen with riot gear stand guard behind a barricade near the site of an explosives attack in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on May 23, 2014.
Sep 23, 2016

Suspects at Risk of Ill-Treatment

Ilham Tohti speaks to students at Beijing’s Minzu University of China in 2009. © 2009 Associated Press
Sep 21, 2016

Uyghur Critic, 2 Years Into Life Sentence, Should Be Freed

Sep 16, 2016

Award-winning photojournalist Kevin Frayer visits a remote village in far western China during the 'feast of the sacrifice'.

Uyghur Muslims at a praying
Sep 13, 2016

Why are Chinese netizens rallying against Muslims?

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
Sep 7, 2016

The crackdown on rights defenders pales in comparisons to long term oppression of religious and ethnic minorities.

Sep 6, 2016

In October 2015 when Theresa May was still the Home Secretary, the Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the UK.

Sep 2, 2016

Human rights cannot be treated as a stand-alone issue anymore.


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