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A map showing the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and the location of Kashgar.
Dec 20, 2016

The ‘Mosque Rectification’ campaign reduces Islamic places of worship to rubble.

Dec 19, 2016

Ma Xin couldn’t find the Salafi mosque. We were walking through the northwestern city’s Xiaoxihu neighborhood, a traditionally Muslim minority-dominated area.

Dec 19, 2016

Recent developments in western China have brought to light human rights concerns that should have the United States’ attention.

Dec 19, 2016

Dozens of leaked censorship directives reveal a Chinese government increasingly insecure about its image.

Dec 16, 2016

Midnight raids on private homes are common, as police search for suspect persons.

Dec 15, 2016

On 15 December 2016, the European Parliament adopted an urgency resolution on breaches of human rights, democracy, and rule of law in China.

Dec 15, 2016

On the occasion of the International Day for Human Rights, the UNPO, in cooperation with the STP, ITI and Bündnis 90/Die Grünen convened a conference in the Bayrischer Landtag in Munich on 12 December 2016.

A farmer harvests cotton in China's Xinjiang region in an undated photo.
Dec 14, 2016

The move appears aimed at further weakening Uyghur cultural identity and promoting identification with the Chinese state.

Dec 14, 2016

Worldwide record 259 journalists in jail, says CPJ annual census - See more at: http://www.newagebd.net/article/4794/worldwide-record-259-journalists-in...

Dec 14, 2016

Last Saturday was Human Rights Day, the 68th anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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