A BuzzFeed investigation looks into China's surveillance program in the Xinjiang province.  CBS NEWS
Jul 12, 2018

A new investigative report explores China's surveillance program targeting Uighurs, a Muslim minority group living in the Xinjiang province.

Uyghurs in a pray in Hotan
Jul 12, 2018

In March, China watchers riveted their attention on amendments to the constitution, especially the one that lifted term limits for the presidency, to see if Xi Jinping would be made president for life. But there were other amendments that attracted little, if any, attention.

The teams taking part in the 2018 Uyghur American Cup line up before play begins.
Jul 11, 2018

The World Cup in Russia has received attention all around the world. But one immigrant community has had its attention on a different soccer event.

Ethnic Uighur children in the old town of Kashgar, in the far western Xinjiang province © Getty
Jul 10, 2018

Thousands in Xinjiang placed in de facto orphanages after parents detained

Jul 10, 2018

During the most recent session of the UN’s Committee on NGOs, China attempted unsuccessfully to have the Committee withdraw the NGO consultative status of the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) in connection with its support of Dolkun Isa, a human rights activist, German citizen, and president of the World Uyghur Congress.

Law student Shawn Zhang, 28.
Jul 9, 2018

Many nights in the past few months, Shawn Zhang has come home from work at a student legal-aid program and pulled up satellite imagery of a place 10,000 kilometres away.

Jul 9, 2018

O.’s son was sent to have been opening by the dozen all over Xinjiang, but although those inside are taught Chinese language and Communist Party propaganda, they are more like secret internment camps than places of learning.

Gulgine Tashmemet in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Gulzire
Jul 9, 2018

Guligeina Tashimaimaiti, a Uighur Ph.D. student, writer and scholar returned from a trip to Malaysia on December 26, 2017 and her family has not seen nor heard from her since. CCS has written the Party Secretary of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region requesting her release and her safety.

Jul 9, 2018

Amnesty International submits this document in advance of consideration by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination of China’s periodic reports on the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in August 2018.

Mugshots of Uighur dissidents from China who escaped from Thailand, as released by Thai police last year. A court will decide on their fate today. (Bernama pic)
Jul 5, 2018

Klang MP says the Uighurs are at risk of persecution, life imprisonment, and torture if returned to China.


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