January 2020

More than 100 Uyghur graveyards demolished by Chinese authorities, satellite images show

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 20:23

Uyghur poet Aziz Isa Elkun fled China's far western Xinjiang region more than 20 years ago.

Planting the Seed: Ethnic Policy in Xi Jinping’s New Era of Cultural Nationalism

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 20:07
Image: Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, and other senior CCP officials greet delegates to the "National Ethnic Unity Advancement Commendation Conference" (全国民族团结进步表彰大会, Quanguo Minzu Tuanjie Jinbu Biaozhang Dahui), held in Beijing on September 27. (Source: Zhongguo Zhengfu Wang)

The recent leak of secret Chinese Communist Party (CCP) documents in Xinjiang provides irrefutable evidence of the CCP’s radical plan to fundamentally remake Xinjiang society and transform the thoughts and behaviour of its Muslim minorities

James Millward on China's Repression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 20:04

We interviewed Georgetown University Professor James Millward at the NEXT China 2019 Conference in New York City on November 21, 2019 for his thoughts on the Uyghur Crisis in Xinjiang.

‘The Darkness Only Deepens’: A Decade Of Stories Of Loss In Xinjiang

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 20:01
Pictured: The author with Ablikim in 2015, the last time they met.

I met Ablikim for the first time in late 2014 at a Uyghur house party in a neighborhood in Southern Ürümchi.

Jordan holds solidarity rally with China’s Uyghurs

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 19:59

Dozens of Jordanians on Tuesday participated in a protests against China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslim in China’s Xinjiang province.

Bloomberg’s business in China has grown. That could create unprecedented entanglements if he is elected president

Thu, 01/02/2020 - 19:57
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaking with attendees at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.  August 10, 2019. Photo:  Gage Skidmore

Mike Bloomberg was presiding over his inaugural Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore in 2018 when, to the surprise of some in the audience, he gushed about one of China’s top government officials.