October 2018

Growing Evidence Forced China to Acknowledge Xinjiang Political ‘Re-education Camps’: Researcher

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:06
Re-education camp in Gulja/Yining. 伊宁市英也尔职业技能教育培训中心 .  @shawnwzhang

A student mapping the camps said denying their existence made Beijing look ‘even more suspicious.’

China’s frontier of fear

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:02

Satellite imagery captured over a remote and highly volatile region of western China lifts the lid on the size and spread of internment camps used to indoctrinate vast numbers of the region’s Muslim population.

China’s Surveillance Laboratory

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:59

Reeducation camps, mosque monitoring, an extensive network of security checkpoints—these are just a few features of the surveillance apparatus China is developing to police Uyghur Muslims. A report from Xinjiang.


Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:56
A mosque in Shihezi that the authorities are planning to convert into an entertainment venue.

While countless mosques have been shut down or converted into non-religious venues in Xinjiang, some Muslims have lost entire families to detention.

UK confirms reports of Chinese mass internment camps for Uighur Muslims

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:52

Criticism is mounting over reports of mass camps in the western territory of Xinjiang

Unabashed China owns up to Uighur suppression

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:49

In an example of terrible overreaction, scattered violence has triggered the abuse of an entire community 

Free Rahile Dawut, a Renowned Uyghur Scholar Detained in China

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:47

Scholars at Risk is gravely concerned for Professor Rahile Dawut, a world-renowned scholar of Uyghur studies, who reportedly disappeared in China in December 2017.


Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:45

Detained for praying, the conditions inside the “transformation through education” camp proved to be life-threatening for her.

Beijing engages with Pakistan's Uighurs in 'charm offensive'

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:40

China wants Pakistanis on its side to protect its massive Belt and Road investment

U.S.: China's Mass Internment of Muslims a 'Dystopian Vision with Deeply Troubling Consequences'

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 19:34
A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia

The U.S. confirmed at a United Nations meeting on Monday that China is trying to “Sinicize religion” and “adapt religion to a socialist society" through its worsening crackdown on Uighurs, Kazakhs, and other Muslims in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.