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Nov 14, 2017

Surveillance overhaul hits daily lives of not only Muslim Uighurs but also Han Chinese

China’s internet was found to be the most restrictive, while web access in Iceland and Estonia were jointly the most free © Getty
Nov 14, 2017

Country claims dubious honour for third year as Beijing tightens online grip

 A poster with a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping overlooks a street at sunset in Shanghai in September. Photo: aly song/Reuters 
Nov 14, 2017

Tie-ups linked to propaganda arm aid mission to ‘tell Chinese stories well’

Nov 14, 2017

Chinese authorities have detained up to 30 relatives of Uighur human rights activist Rebiya Kadeer, who currently lives in the United States

Rebiya Kadee's son Ablikim Abdureyim (R) poses with his siblings following his release from prison in Urumqi, May 31, 2015.  Photo courtesy of Rebiya Kadeer
Nov 14, 2017

Authorities in China’s far western region of Xinjiang have in recent months detained up to 30 relatives of an exiled ethnic Uighur leader, Rebiya Kadeer, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

World Uyghur Congress President Dolkun Isa (L) is shown with Omer Kanat (R), chairman of the WUC executive committee, Munich, Germany, Nov. 12, 2017.
Nov 13, 2017

Dolkun Isa, former general secretary of the World Uyghur Congress, is elected president, with Rebiya Kadeer elevated to a supervisory role.

Ethnic Kazakhs in Xinjiang, in undated photo.
Nov 13, 2017

Up to 500 ethnic Kazakh owners of businesses large and small are detained and 'sent to Yining city,' a local resident says.

Seypidin Azizi (C) in a file photo.
Nov 10, 2017

Authorities in the capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region have banned the sale of books by an ethnic Uyghur who served as the region’s first chairman, reports Radio Free Asia

A warning sign is seen outside the Shanghai No.1 Detention Center in Shanghai, China.  © 2010 Reuters
Nov 10, 2017

New Anti-Graft Body Threatens Abusive Detentions

Police patrol as Muslims leave the Id Kah Mosque after morning prayer in the old town of Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, in this June, 2017 file photo. Authorities have revised a list of signs of Muslim extremism used to detain thousands of people in political re-education camps across the region. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP)
Nov 9, 2017

November 9, 2017

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