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Orynbek Koksebek, a former inmate of a “political re-education center” in China
Sep 18, 2018

An additional two Kazakhstan citizens have recounted how they were detained and forcefully placed in so-called “political re-education centers” in China.

Sep 14, 2018

China’s repression in Xinjiang is likely to backfire.

Iron fist: Chinese President shown with Uyghur officials during his first official trip in 2014, and satellite image of suspected Uyghur internment camps in Xinjiang
Sep 14, 2018

China’s oppression of Muslim citizens has entered a new stage with news emerging about a system of reeducation and detention camps aimed at isolating people the state identifies as Muslims to “cure” them of religion.

Paramilitary police officers patrol as Uighur men walk by in Urumqi, western China's Xinjiang province, Monday, July 13, 2009.  ( AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko )
Sep 13, 2018

Chris Buckley, correspondent covering China for The New York Times, and Josh Rogin, global opinions columnist who covers foreign policy and national security for the Washington Post, detail China's brutal crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority, and how the Trump administration is weighing sanctions to address the human rights violation.

Uygurs marching to the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations in New York on March 15, part of demonstrations around the world to protest China’s surveillance and security campaign that has sent thousands into detention and political indoctrination centres in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
Sep 12, 2018

Emboldened by international scrutiny, the American Uygur diaspora is increasingly willing to publicly condemn China’s re-education programmes, despite the risk to loved ones in Xinjiang

Demonstrations in Turkey in July to highlight the treatment of Muslim Uighur communities (Photo: Ozan Kose via Getty)
Sep 12, 2018

At first, Chinese authorities in her village in Xinjiang removed the crescents from the mosque, Auken told me. Then the imam and the boy responsible for the call to prayers disappeared into custody.

PHOTO: Tom Cliff (c)
Sep 12, 2018

On this episode of The Brief, Thomas Cliff takes a look at the reality of life under government surveillance for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province.

Several hundred Uighurs living in Turkey seen during a protest against alleged oppression by the Chinese government of Muslim Uighurs in far-western Xinjiang province, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Burhan Ozbilici/AP Photo
Sep 12, 2018

Ottawa's Magnitsky law would serve perfectly well to sanction the tormentors of Xinjiang’s Uighurs. We have no excuse not to do so

Zubayra Shamseden
Sep 12, 2018

Uyghur human rights scholar and activist Zubayra Shamseden tells Bitter Winter that CCP sees all Uyghur as enemies, is engaged in the largest detention of an ethnic group since World War II, and has now extended its repression to other Muslim minorities.

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