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Nov 28, 2018

During his visit to Beijing in mid-November, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas publicly discussed the situation in China’s northwestern province of Xinjiang.

An unaccountable modern-day mogul, wielding limitless power.’ Xi Jinping at last week’s Apec summit in Port Moresby. Photograph: Mark R Cristino/EPA
Nov 26, 2018

Xi Jinping wields a level of social control not seen since Mao, posing a direct threat to democratic values worldwide

Nov 26, 2018

CHINA CONTINUES to see the uproar over its creation of concentration camps holding as many as 1 million ethnic Uighurs and others as a public-relations problem. In recent days, the government issued another white paper claiming it is protecting religious freedom and culture in the autonomous northwestern province of Xinjiang, despite evidence that it has corralled much of the Muslim population into spartan camps for forced brainwashing.

Nov 13, 2018

Congressional attention has turned to the Orwellian plight facing the Uyghurs, a Muslim minority in Xinjiang, in Northwest China. The Chinese state has incarcerated approximately one million Muslims in Xinjiang in “political education” camps for offenses as minor as having a beard.

Jama Mosque adorned with China's flag and propaganda banners that read 'Love the Party, Love the Country' in Kashgar prefecture's Kargilik county, in an undated photo.   Photo provided by an RFA listener
Nov 12, 2018

Maya Wang writes that the Chinese government’s religious restrictions are now so stringent that it has effectively outlawed the practice of Islam.

Xi Jinping, president of China. Xinhua
Nov 8, 2018

Xi Jinping has somehow escapted attention for his role despite being the mastermind behind China's cultural genocide of the Uyghur people.

Nov 8, 2018

The prime minister must swiftly condemn China on its mass detention of minority groups if her UN speech talking up the virtues of kindness and justice is to hold credibility, writes Newshub’s Rebecca Watson

Nov 5, 2018

China says its mass detention of Muslims is legal, and even fun.

Nov 1, 2018

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

Oct 31, 2018

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

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