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Nov 19, 2019

Leaked documents reveal repression—and embarrassment.

Nov 19, 2019

Some internet users in China are bypassing the country's stringent censors to read an explosive New York Times story detailing the Communist Party's hard-handed tactics against the Uighur Muslim minority, and paying tribute to an official who disobeyed party instructions.

Nov 19, 2019

CJ Werleman speaks to two Uyghur activists living in the US whose family members were used to deceive the world about China’s treatment of the Muslim minority.

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia
Nov 19, 2019

Despite mounting evidence of the brutal campaign being waged in Xinjiang, the rest of the world has shown itself incapable of speaking up

Ferkat Jawdat, left, meets with Secretary Pompeo at March, 2019. Photo: State
Nov 19, 2019

For years, the Chinese government has been detaining hundreds of thousands of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in so-called "re-education camps" in far-western China.

Jama Mosque adorned with China's flag and propaganda banners that read 'Love the Party, Love the Country' in Kashgar prefecture's Kargilik county, in an undated photo. Photo:  Photo provided by an RFA listener
Nov 19, 2019

Beijing’s “Sinicization” campaign extends well beyond Xinjiang.

Nov 19, 2019

CNN's Rosemary Church interviews Austin Ramzy, one of the New York Times' reporters who worked on a story based on more than 400 pages of leaked sensitive Chinese Communist Party documents that link President Xi Jinping to the country's mass detention centers in the far western region of Xinjiang.

By U.S. Senate - http://www.menendez.senate.gov/imo/media/image/RM-Headshot-Chairman.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50780207
Nov 18, 2019

The ‘Xinjiang Papers’ detail how President Xi Jinping ordered a crackdown against Uyghurs in the region.

Ibrahim Kurban (L) with friend Abdurehim Rozi (R) in Kashgar, in 2016. RFA listener
Nov 18, 2019

Ibrahim Kurban was never heard from again after being detained by an official from his local Public Security Bureau.

Nov 18, 2019

More than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents provide an unprecedented inside look at the crackdown on ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

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