Tibetan Buddhist monks chanting at the memorial for Liu Xiaobo held at the Taiwan Center in Flushing on July 15. (Photo via World Journal)
Jul 18, 2017

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate who died on July 13, has had some critics among exiled radical Chinese dissidents. But the Taiwan Center in New York was overflowing with his “comrades” and admirers at a memorial held for him on July 15.

Jul 18, 2017

Dozens of police officers wearing bulletproof vests and toting assault rifles guard the camp of an international off-road race across China’s troubled far-western region of Xinjiang.

Jul 18, 2017

Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country.

Jul 17, 2017

Authorities in Xinjiang have stepped up their efforts to suppress the Islamic identity of the region’s ethnic Uyghurs following the appointment of Chen Quanguo to the position of Party Secretary. UNPO looks at some of the latest repressive measures that have been introduced under Chen to control the religious practices and behaviors of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.

A copy of the document detailing the security threat of 13 Uyghur residents of Western Hebei Road, in Xinjiang's Yengisheher district.
Jul 14, 2017

Non-Hans in Xinjiang’s capital are rated by 10 categories, including whether they are Uyghur.

A Chinese policeman stands guard as Muslims arrive for the Eid al-Fitr morning prayer at the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, June 26, 2017.
Jul 14, 2017

The app automatically searches any Android device and deletes content deemed linked to "terrorism" or "illegal religious activity."

FILE - An ethnic Uighur boy inside a police van in Khlong Hoi Khong, Thailand is seen in this March 15, 2014 photo.
Jul 14, 2017

Thailand is facing a renewed dilemma over the fate of more than 60 ethnic Uighur asylum seekers amid reports of pressure by China for the group’s return.

Jul 14, 2017

Egypt continues to arrest and deport members of a Chinese ethnic minority group, sending many into hiding.

USCIRF Vice Chair Sandra Jolley speaks in support of Chinese prisoner of conscience Gulmira Imin.
Jul 14, 2017

Open Letter from USCIRF Vice Chair Sandra Jolley to Gulmira Imin on the 8th Anniversary of Her Arrest

 Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died of cancer while in state custody, was mourned in Hong Kong on Thursday. Credit Kin Cheung/Associated Press
Jul 13, 2017

Liu Xiaobo, China’s only Nobel Peace Prize laureate, catapulted to fame in 1989, when the Communist Party’s violent crackdown on protests in Tiananmen Square created an international uproar.


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