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Source	http://www.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/55001/photos. Wikipedia
Oct 17, 2019

The ongoing crackdown by the Xi administration in the Xinjiang region has been described as an effort to “re-engineer” the Uyghur identity and as a form of “cultural genocide.” 

Oct 17, 2019

Cotton On and Target Australia have stopped sourcing cotton from China's Xinjiang province due to concerns about mass human rights abuses there by Chinese authorities.

Oct 17, 2019

In response to news today that Cotton On and Target Australia would cease sourcing cotton from Xinjiang, Amnesty International Australia campaigner Rose Kulak said

Sayragul Sauytbay speaks to RFE/RL reporter in Kazakhstan on August 2018
Oct 17, 2019

Rape, torture and human experiments. Sayragul Sauytbay offers firsthand testimony from a Xinjiang 'reeducation' camp

Oct 16, 2019

Muslims in Kashmir may find themselves in a Xinjiang-style dystopia thanks to Chinese technology and Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalism.

Protesters rally in Almaty to support recent Zhanaozen protests on September 4, 2019. Photo: RFE/RL
Oct 16, 2019

The region is important to Beijing’s security strategy

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
Oct 16, 2019

The Chinese government has detained and “reeducated” more than one million Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic and religious minorities in Xinjiang in an effort to fully secure and control the population there.

Oct 16, 2019

A photographic exhibition on concentration camps and the history of East Turkistan, also known as Xinjiang, is to open tomorrow at Taipei’s 228 Memorial Museum.

Oct 16, 2019

“For us, our passion for the game shows the world the skills and aspirations of our people.”

Uyghur internment camp survivor Zumuret Dawut attends an event on global religious freedom on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Sept. 23, 2019. Photo: RFA
Oct 15, 2019

Zumuret Dawut says she believes her brother Abdulhelil Dawut was forced to record his statement.

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