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Apr 22, 2019

In recent months, the persecution of religious groups in China has been making headlines.

Zubayra Shamseden
Apr 19, 2019

The Chinese government would have you believe a good Uighur woman is one who knows how to apply false eyelashes and cook dumplings. She is neither too modest nor too forward. She is “good at singing and dancing.”

Nury Turkel, former executive director and co-founder of the Uighur Human Rights Project, speaks at a conference about the Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang at Weill Hall Thursday afternoon. Photo: The Michigan Daily
Apr 19, 2019

Since the late months of 2017, news media has increasingly published more information about the detainment of ethnic minority groups in China’s “re-education” camps.

Apr 19, 2019

Arslan Hidayat was at work when the trolls attacked. "My phone was going 'bring, bring, bring,'" said the 31-year-old English teacher. "I was like, What the hell's going on?"

The Shu Le County Education Center.Photographer: Peter Martin/Bloomberg
Apr 19, 2019

At the Shu Le County Education Center, a sprawling three-story complex in China’s far west region of Xinjiang, the dormitories feature bars on windows and doors that only lock from the outside.

Apr 19, 2019

The FLA has identified an increased risk for forced labor in Xinjiang, China, based on the appearance of “re-education” camps in that region.

Apr 19, 2019

A stream of recent analysis and news coverage has continued to examine the development of advanced surveillance and security technologies alongside mass detention camps in Xinjiang...

Apr 19, 2019

Authorities refused to hand the body of Yaqup Rozi over to family members, sources say.

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.

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