August 2018

Why Is the NBA in Xinjiang?

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 22:32
Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force personnel marching with their national flag during the opening ceremony of the 2017 International Army Games in Guangshui in China’s central Hubei province. STR/AFP/Getty Images

The league is running a training center in the middle of one of the world’s worst humanitarian atrocities.

SECURITISATION AND MASS DETENTIONS IN XINJIANG

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 22:25

The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China is home to some 12 million indigenous Turkic speaking Muslims, primarily Uyghurs but also smaller numbers of Kazakhs and others. It is now one of the most heavily policed areas in the world.

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghur Philanthropist, Three Others, Over Alleged Ties to Education Fund

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 22:15
Uyghur students study at a bilingual middle school in Hotan, Xinjiang, in a file photo. AFP

The man’s brother says he was targeted for holding on to assets after the fund’s forced closure.

China’s brutal crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority, explained

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:25
A Uighur man makes bread at a local bakery on July 1, 2017, in Kashgar, in China’s far western Xinjiang province. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

A UN panel has said China detains about 1 million in secretive “reeducation camps,” where they face political indoctrination and torture.

Surprise Default in Xinjiang Raises New Debt Fears

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:14
The Xinjiang Production & Construction Corps (XPCC) is a unique economic and quasi-military organization

The Xinjiang default could dampen investors’ confidence in bonds issued by government-linked investment vehicles

IS THE WHITE HOUSE IN ANY POSITION TO HELP CHINESE MUSLIMS?

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:54
Chinese policemen push Uighur women who are protesting at a street on July 7th, 2009, in Urumqi, China.  (Photo: Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Rights advocates suggest the president's hostile rhetoric and policies on American Muslims jeopardize his administration's ability to advocate against abuses abroad.

Chinese Cops Now Spying on American Soil

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:25
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY KELLY CAMINERO/THE DAILY BEAST

China is compiling a global registry of its ethnic minorities who have fled persecution, threatening to detain the families of those who don’t comply. The message: Nowhere is safe.

Chinese Landlord Rents to Uyghurs, is Arrested on ‘Terror’ Charge

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:21
A Zhenping county police notice, obtained by RFA, announces the arrest of a Chinese landlord for renting to Uyghurs.

His tenants have been told to go back to Xinjiang, where authorities will be told of their 'situation," a police source says.

UN reports of ''re-education'' camps for the Uyghur Muslim minority in China

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:19

Guest: Nury Turkel, Uyghur-American Attorney and Board Chair Uyghur Human Rights Project

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