February 2019

Exposed: China's surveillance of Muslim Uighurs

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 18:50
Uighur-Muslim scholar Abduweli Ayup volunteers his time to teach the Uighur language and culture to children who have fled Xinjiang with their families [Steve Chao/Al Jazeera]

As China faces increasing criticism over its treatment of its Muslim population, new details emerge about how Beijing spies on Uighurs at home and abroad.

Media Outlet Monitoring Uyghur Persecution in China Vows to Continue Work Despite Ban, Arrests

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 18:42
A large-scale production facility is adjacent to a transformation through education camp in Xinjiang’s Huocheng county. @bitterWinter

Bitter Winter will ‘never shut up’ until the last person is persecuted because of their faith.

Chinese embassy takes up full-page ad to show it ‘cares’ for Uighurs

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 18:37

The Chinese government today took up a full-page advertorial in a local English-language daily to defend itself against what it said was a malicious campaign over the plight of the Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang province.

Indonesia should speak up for Xinjiang's Muslims

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 18:31

The Chinese government has been on the offensive in recent weeks, dismissing claims of one million unlawful detentions and other human rights abuses against Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang in northwest China.

China pushes Xinjiang internment camps out of sight, out of reach

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 18:28

An estimated 1 million members of ethnic minorities are being held in internment camps in China’s far west. Beijing says the camps offer 'training' and people will gradually be released, but in fact the camps are growing larger and more isolated.