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Maria Mohammad, Uighur mother of three, fled China to escape persecution (MEE/Azad Essa)
Nov 16, 2018

Uighur Muslims residing in US tell MEE that many of their family members have been rounded up into Chinese internment camps

Hotan Market in Xinjiang. (Eurasianet)
Nov 16, 2018

On casual strolls through the backstreets of Xinjiang’s major cities, I have seen padlocked doors and piles of rubble where mosques long stood.

Nov 16, 2018

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), today called on all those who value religious liberty to urge their members of Congress to support the bipartisan legislation condemning human rights violations against Turkic Muslims in China’s Xinjiang province and calling for an end to the arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China.

Nov 16, 2018

The story of one Kazakh woman who Chinese authorities forced to undergo an abortion and then assigned local government "minders" who were with her 24/7 as she attempted to escape China to Kazakhstan.

Nov 16, 2018

The federal government is holding up Canada’s experience with residential schools as a warning to China over its mass detention of Muslims – a subject raised by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with China’s Premier this week.

A photo of Dr. Abdurehim Rahman taken from an official website of the Xinjiang government
Nov 16, 2018

Xinjiang University lecturer Abdurehim Rahman had visited Turkey to conduct research.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman
Nov 15, 2018

China's Foreign Ministry has responded furiously to an official letter, reportedly drafted by 15 Western diplomats, calling for answers to the continuing human rights crisis in Xinjiang.

Uyghur journalist Gulchehra Hoja holds a pictures of her brother who has been missing in Xinjiang for more than a year
Nov 15, 2018

Every day, US-based Uyghur journalist Gulchehra Hoja tries to call her family in the Chinese region of Xinjiang. Sometimes she tries up to 20 different numbers, just hoping that someone will pick up.

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.
Nov 15, 2018

Bipartisan legislation would push for sanctions and set up a State Department coordinator on Xinjiang.

Nov 15, 2018

A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China’s restive, heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs.

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