Uyghur men gather outside for afternoon prayers at a mosque in Xinjiang's Kashgar prefecture, April 19, 2015.
May 25, 2017

All versions of the Islamic holy book published prior to 2012 are seized.

May 24, 2017

Alarms raised over suspected efforts to collect massive numbers of genetic samples from citizens.

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during a high-level event in the Assembly Hall at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, January 18, 2017. © 2017 Reuters
May 24, 2017

Global Body Should Do More to Protect Beijing’s Critics

A Uyghur man stands outside a mosque in Turpan, Xinjiang,in a file photo.
May 22, 2017

More than 90 percent of Xinjiang’s residents received checkups over a seven-month period.

Ethnic Uighurs sit near a statue of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong in Kashgar, Xinjiang Thomas Peter/Reuters
May 17, 2017

Police in Xinjiang purchase $8.7m of equipment to analyse genetic material from citizens, prompting fears of state security crackdown

May 17, 2017

The World Uyghur Congress is releasing its annual report on the human rights situation in East Turkestan covering events of 2016. The report presents a detailed review of China’s actions in East Turkestan vis-à-vis the Uyghur population there and provides in-depth analysis of the most critical issues facing Uyghurs there.

May 17, 2017

The Associated Press’ Matthew Brown reports on indications that public security authorities are laying groundwork for the mass collection of biometric data in the Xinjiang region, leading to concerns over a potential lack of oversight.

May 16, 2017

40 Million Profiled Includes Dissidents, Migrants, Muslim Uyghurs

Wanted posters for suspects in terror attacks are seen in this image from 2014 of a street in Aksu, Xinjiang province. Photo: AP
May 16, 2017

Police buying US$8.7 million worth of new sampling equipment, which observers say could be used to tighten security crackdown

May 16, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Washington for a meeting with President Trump. As The Washington Post's Karen DeYoung has explained, the visit comes at a complicated time for the U.S.-Turkey relationship.


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