The site of a secret internment camp in Xinjiang provine, China (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba/Google Earth)
May 24, 2018

China is detaining hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uyghur and Kazakh Muslims Inside, they are subject to abuse in an attempt to 're-educate' them away from their religion

An elderly Uyghur woman stands near a mosque where a paramilitary police vehicle is parked in the Xinjiang capital Urumqi, in a file photo. AP
May 24, 2018

She is believed to be one of several detained relatives of two men who run a bakery in Egypt.

U.S. Ambassador Kelley Currie speaks during an NGO Committee meeting in New York this week. (Screen capture: U.N. Webcast)
May 24, 2018

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May 24, 2018 | 4:21 AM EDT

May 24, 2018

The Uyghur Human Rights Project has announced that, together with the Uyghur American Association and the Uyghur Academy, it will be hosting a “Symposium on the Identity Crisis of Uyghurs Today”.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (right) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a joint news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 24.
May 24, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 24 met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, highlighting the importance of dialogue between China and Germany amid shared concerns over trade with the United States and Washington's withdrawal from a landmark nuclear deal with Iran.

A Uyghur woman carries a toddler as children play near a cage protecting Chinese paramilitary policemen on duty in Urumqi, May 1, 2014.
May 23, 2018

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Zhenisnur Ayatkhanuly with children in a house in the suburbs of Almaty. Photo from the personal archive of Zhenisnur Ayatkhanuly.
May 23, 2018

If you're an ethnic Kazakh or a Kazakh citizen in northwest China, you can face detention on espionage and extremism charges. RU

Ambassador Kelley Currie speaks during the resumed session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations in New York, May 21, 2018. Photo courtesy of the UN
May 22, 2018

The US delegation says China is engaging in ‘a reprisal against an individual.’

A poster of late Chairman Mao Zedong watches over Uyghur students in a classroom at a middle school in Hotan prefecture, in a file photo. AP
May 21, 2018

Agreements are signed pledging to eat during the Islamic holy month.

May 21, 2018

U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor interviews UHRP's Omer Kanat and Zubayra Shamseden for a new edition of human rights heroes


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