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US asks China to allow Muslim citizens to worship freely
June 30, 2016
The US today asked China to protect religious freedom and allow citizens to worship freely amid reports that the Communist country had banned fasting in its Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region. (Reuters)

The US today asked China to protect religious freedom and allow citizens to worship freely amid reports that the Communist country had banned fasting in its Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region.

China ramps up information warfare operations abroad
June 30, 2016

China’s participation in and sponsorship of international conferences, closed-door trilateral meetings and other forms of academic exchanges has exploded in recent years.

THE DARKEST MOMENT: The Crackdown on Human Rights in China, 2013-16
June 30, 2016

A Report of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission

UK should rethink China friendship over human rights, Tory group urges
June 30, 2016
The Conservative party’s human rights commission says Xi Jinping has presided over the most intense crackdown since the Tiananmen massacre. Photograph: TASS / Barcroft Images

Human rights commission’s report details crackdown on human rights lawyers, Hong Kong booksellers and journalists

China replaces its internet czar. Will its policies change, too?
June 29, 2016

China will replace its top Internet regulator and censor Lu Wei, who had become the face of the government during its negotiations with foreign technology companies.

China Seeks On-Off Switch for Internet
June 29, 2016
FILE - Computer users sit near a monitor display with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the Internet at an Internet cafe in Beijing, China.

A controversial cyber security law that is under review in China will give authorities the power to shut down the internet and block all communications online when so-called “emerging social security events” occur.

Uighur activist questions Pak silence on Xinjiang
June 27, 2016
Dolkun Isa

Islamabad helping Beijing in containing anti-Beijing resistance from Uyghurs’

Item 4: General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention
June 23, 2016
A meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Photo: AFP

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America, As delivered by Ambassador Keith Harper, U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council

BRIEFING: China's New Counter-Terrorism Law and Its Human Rights Implications for the Uyghur People
Feb 1, 2016
Armed Chinese police patrol near the exit of Urumqi's South Railway Station.

The Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP) is concerned a new Counter-Terrorism Law adopted by the People's Republic of China (PRC) on December 27, 2015, and effective as of January 1, 2016, is a mandate for the Chinese government to commit human rights violations against the Uyghur people in East Turkestan.

Human Rights Day 2015: Act Now for Uyghur Political Prisoners
Dec 9, 2015

Sign a PETITION on behalf of Uyghurs in jail for political reasons

BRIEFING: World Uyghur Congress/Uyghur Human Rights Project submit Alternative Report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT)
Nov 2, 2015

The WUC and UHRP have jointly submitted an alternative report to the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) for consideration during the 56th session of the Committee from November 9 to December 9, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.