May 2018

Seven sentenced to 8-14 years in Xinjiang

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:33
A human rights group meets in Kazakhstan. (Photo: ChinaAid)

Authorities in China’s northwestern Xinjiang arbitrarily sentenced seven Kazakhs and Uyghurs to eight months-14 years in prison for contacting friends and relatives in other countries, ChinaAid learned recently.

Perspectives | Navigating Xinjiang’s security checkpoints

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 13:02
The checkpoint to enter the Grand Bazar in Ürümchi. Han Chinese people enter through the right side. (all photos Darren Byler)

It’s not hard to spot the ethno-racial profiling Chinese authorities use to clamp down on Uighur resistance.

China: End Intimidation of Radio Free Asia Uyghur Service Journalists

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:20

On World Press Freedom Day 2018, UHRP condemns Chinese government pressure on Radio Free Asia Uyghur Service jour