November 2018

Interview: ‘I Did Not Believe I Would Leave Prison in China Alive’

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:27
Mihrigul Tursun speaks to RFA during an interview in Virginia, Oct. 11, 2018. RFA

A Uyghur mother details how multiple detentions at the hands of Xinjiang authorities affected her family.

The global threat of China’s digital authoritarianism

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:23

By Michael Abramowitz and Michael Chertoff
November 1 at 8:15 AM

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are missing in China. Now, a database is trying to keep count

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:21

One woman spent two years working at an international school in the United Arab Emirates. Another woman purchased a SIM card for her sister. One man chatted with his wife in Kazakhstan on WeChat, the Chinese media app. A sister and brother married people with foreign passports.

Uyghur Children Kidnapped by the State, Put in Xinjiang’s State-Run ‘Orphanages’

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:19
Hotan City Kindness Kindergarten in Xinjiang. (Supplied)

Uyghur children of parents who are detainees in “political re-education” camps or living in exile are being placed into state-run “orphanages” in Xinjiang by local authorities, a traumatized father has told The Epoch Times.

Beijing's spin on Xinjiang camps is not fooling anyone

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:13
   Global Pulse PrintGlobal Pulse More Local Uyghur musicians at Meshrep, Yarkand. (Photo commons.wikimedia.org)

Communist regime has offered a string of justifications for its inhumane treatment of the Uyghur people

China Rapidly Expands Detention Camps in Xinjiang Despite Criticism

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:10
The cumulative floor area in the analysed facilities. Following the second quarter of 2017, many already-constructed buildings were converted into re-education facilities (separated into camps tagged green and orange).  Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Satellite imagery shows footprint of 28 internment centers has increased significantly since 2016, report finds

War on the Uighurs

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:03
Solidarity Square, Hotan. Carsten ten Brink @flickr

An unfolding crisis in Xinjiang – Louisa Lim