November 2019

Newly Leaked Official Chinese Documents Include Operating Manual For Xinjiang Internment Camps

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:46

Instructions are provided for preventing escape, keeping the program secret, and using ‘points’ to grade detainees.

Opinion: Why You Should Think About Uighurs The Next Time You Put On Shoes

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:44

The forced imprisonment of more than a million Muslim Uighurs in detention camps in the Xinjiang region of western China may make Americans feel outrage and sadness. But many may just shrug and ask, "What does that have to do with me?"

Expert Says 1.8 Million Uyghurs, Muslim Minorities Held in Xinjiang’s Internment Camps

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:36
Adrian Zenz (R) speaks with RFA's Alim Seytoff (L) during an interview in Washington, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo: RFA

Adrian Zenz says that the region has built between 1,300 and 1,400 camps.

Germany urges China to allow UN officials to Xinjiang

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:35
Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018. Photo: RFA

Germany on Monday called on China to provide access to the UN human rights commissioner and international experts to Xinjiang province amid surfacing of evidence proving Chinese authorities inflicting atrocities on minorities Muslims community in the region.

UK calls for UN access to Chinese detention camps in Xinjiang

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:30

Foreign Office responds after leaked China cables appear to confirm brainwashing centres

Exposed: China’s Operating Manuals For Mass Internment And Arrest By Algorithm

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:27

A new leak of highly classified Chinese government documents has uncovered the operations manual for running the mass detention camps in Xinjiang and exposed the mechanics of the region’s Orwellian system of mass surveillance and “predictive policing.”

China Didn’t Want Us to Know. Now Its Own Files Are Doing the Talking.

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:25
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

More disclosures reveal the full impact of the government’s repression of ethnic minorities — well beyond re-education camps.

Secret Chinese documents reveal inner workings of Muslim detention camps

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:22

Beijing claims they’re vocational centers. But a cache of leaked records show the sites were designed to be run like prisons.

Uighur man's 10-year sentence shows harsh reality of Chinese repression

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:20

Court transcript offers insight into nature and extent of crackdown on ethnic minority groups in Xinjiang

China Government Spreads Uyghur Analytics Across China

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 19:17

IPVM has found 12 recent government projects across China (PRC) that require Uyghur analytics and a general government guideline requiring such analytics.