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RFA Uyghur Serivice reporter Shohret Hoshur accepts his award at New York Festivals.  ©Roxxe Ireland; Marc Bryan-Brown
Mar 1, 2019

Radio Free Asia’s Uighur journalists report on China’s internment of hundreds of thousands of members of the country’s Muslim minority—including, in many cases, their families and friends.

Tahir Imin Uighurian, @Twitter
Mar 1, 2019

From denying the existence of the concentration camps to transferring thousands of Uighur prisoners to prisons in other provinces in China, Chinese authorities have been lying to the international community.

China’s envoy to Ankara, Deng Li
Mar 1, 2019

Turkey risks jeopardizing economic ties with China if it keeps criticizing Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims, China’s envoy to Ankara warned, just as Chinese firms are looking to invest in Turkish energy and infrastructure mega-projects.

Mar 1, 2019

On the podcast: A Uighur journalist in exile tells her family’s story.

Mar 1, 2019

Chinese Embassy to Turkey has announced that the country’s general-consulate in Izmirwas closed as of Feb. 28 due to general arrangements with regard to consular activities. The move comes amid an ongoing row between Ankara and Beijing over the Uighur problem in which the former has harshly criticized Chinese government of assimilating the Muslim Turkic minority. 

Feb 28, 2019

The International Campaign for Tibet supports the passage of the bipartisan Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 by the Senate and House of Representatives.

“China’s Arctic Ambition” on the Trade and One Belt One Road Panel. Left to right: Thomas S. Axworthy, D’Arcy White (2L), Gil Lan. Not pictured: Cyndee Todgham Cherniak, Julia Qin. Photo credit: Maisy Tsui
Feb 28, 2019

For the past six years, the China Law Group has held an annual conference and organized a student-led discussion group on current issues related to the law in China and to China in international law.

Inside their Ohio home, Sainawar Rouzi and her son Nisham, 23, roll out a poster they had made to show the names and faces of their family members they believe to have gone missing into the dark abyss of shadowy “concentration camps” in China. (Fox News/Hollie McKay)
Feb 27, 2019

They may be sitting some 6,800 miles away, but the pain of one Uighur family in exile remains just as visceral and raw as it was back in their homeland.

Feb 27, 2019

Wang Junzheng, one of the Chinese Communist Party’s rising stars, has officially taken over as the party secretary in charge of law and order in Xinjiang.

Holy Quran and praying mats that are collected from Uyghur Muslims for destruction
Feb 26, 2019

Imagine a country where practicing Islam is treated as a crime. Where using the everyday greeting of “As-salaam alaikum” is punished.

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