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Nurbolat Shalayit has been missing since March 2018. Screenshot from a video testimony recorded in the Ata Jurt office in Almaty, Kazakhstan and published on the group's YouTube channel on November 11, 2018.
Feb 19, 2019

The Almaty office of Ata Jurt, a group in Kazakhstan that supports victims of China's Xinjiang police state, can be a harrowing place to spend a morning.

Demonstration against Chinese treatment of Uyghurs in Turkey, Feb 10, 2019. Photo RFA
Feb 19, 2019

Approximately 20 YU undergraduates and alumni attended the Uyghur Rally: Call to Action on Tuesday, Feb. 5 across the street from the United Nations Headquarters to protest China’s Xinjiang re-education camps and their detainment of Uyghurs and Muslims.

Demonstration against Chinese treatment of Uyghurs in Turkey, Feb 10, 2019. Photo RFA
Feb 19, 2019

Approximately 20 YU undergraduates and alumni attended the Uyghur Rally: Call to Action on Tuesday, Feb. 5 across the street from the United Nations Headquarters to protest China’s Xinjiang re-education camps and their detainment of Uyghurs and Muslims.

Feb 18, 2019

As Uighur Muslims Demand Video Evidence of Loved Ones, USCIRF Chair Tenzin Dorjee Calls on China to Release Prisoner of Conscience Gulmira Imin

Activist Rukiye Turdush says she believes the Chinese government was involved in the disruption of a presentation she was giving at McMaster University earlier this week. (Rukiye Turdush/Facebook)
Feb 15, 2019

The news of a talk by a Uighur activist spread quickly on campus, ricocheting across WeChat, the Chinese messaging app.

'Where are they?': On social media, members of the Uighur diaspora post photos of the disappeared. (Photo: Screengrab from Twitter)
Feb 15, 2019

"Show me that they are alive!” was the rallying cry of members of the Uighur diaspora who, on February 11, launched a campaign calling on China to offer proof that their disappeared loved ones were still alive.

Feb 15, 2019

The Uyghurs are Turkic-speaking Muslims from the Central Asian region. The largest population live in China’s autonomous Xinjiang region, in the country’s north-west.

A "re-education camp"  in Uyghur region
Feb 15, 2019

Pakistani men's Muslim Uighur wives from China's restive Xinjiang region are increasingly becoming targets of arrests by Chinese authorities. The crackdown has ruined their families and livelihood, say the affected men.

Feb 15, 2019

This week on the Sinica Podcast, Jeremy and Kaiser speak with Tashi Rabgey, research professor of international affairs at George Washington University and director of the Tibet Governance Project. They are joined by returning guest Jim Millward, professor of history at Georgetown University and renowned scholar of Xinjiang and Central Asia.

Feb 15, 2019

A Bitter Winter reporter went to Shawan county to learn how government suppression affects daily lives: mass arrests, burned books, and destroyed mosques.

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