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Apr 18, 2019

Chinese technology companies are becoming increasingly important and dynamic actors on the world stage. They’re making important contributions in a range of areas, from cutting-edge research to connectivity for developing countries, but their growing influence also brings a range of strategic considerations.

Rushan Abbas, 51, of Herndon, Va., holds a photo of her sister, Gulshan Abbas
Apr 18, 2019

Does your retirement plan or investment portfolio undermine human rights in China? For millions of Americans, the answer is yes. They unwittingly hold or benefit from investments in companies that enable the Chinese Communist Party’s oppression and imprisonment of the Uighur people.

Chen Quanguo, Communist Party Secretary of Xinjiang Uyghur Atonomous Region meets police in Urumqi on Feb 21, 2017
Apr 18, 2019

European lawmakers have called for sanctions to be issued against Chinese officials responsible for human-rights abuses and a halt on exports of cyber technology to China.

Apr 18, 2019

The first panel event of the new Washington DC Nuvoices chapter was held last week, providing the perspective of two Uyghur women on the ongoing human rights crisis in their homeland.

Apr 17, 2019

As a company rooted in Nazi Germany, German car manufacturer Volkswagen might be expected to have a somewhat more sensitive approach to ethics than its competitors.

Apr 17, 2019

Much of Paris' Notre Dame cathedral, started in 1163, survived Monday's tragic conflagration. But it's not clear anything remains of the 780-year-old Keriya mosque in China's western Xinjiang province.

Apr 17, 2019

When asked about the Chinese government’s abusive treatment of the Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang in northwest China, Imran Khan stumbled and said, “Frankly, I don't know much about that,” explaining that the issue was “not so much in the papers.”

资料图:新疆军区北湾边防连官兵冒雪执行同步执勤巡逻任务。
Apr 17, 2019

In a letter sent to Bitter Winter, an ethnic Kazakh from Xinjiang tells about persecution, humiliation, and torture.

The Subhi Trade Building in Ghulja, in an undated photo.  Social media
Apr 16, 2019

Sources suggest Ilyas Memet was arrested for traveling to blacklisted countries.

Rushan Abbas holds up a photo of her sister, Gulshan Abbas, in a photo posted to social media on Feb. 12, 2019.  Photo courtesy of Rushan Abbas
Apr 16, 2019

Activist Rushan Abbas urges Uyghur-Americans to pressure Washington to sanction Beijing over abuses in Xinjiang.

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