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World Uyghur Congress President Dolkun Isa (L) is shown with Omer Kanat (R), chairman of the WUC executive committee, Munich, Germany, Nov. 12, 2017. Photo: RFA
Apr 16, 2019

World Uighur Congress set to sue over listing on World-Check financial risk database, MEE learns

A propaganda slogan poster in Xinjiang’s Urumqi: “Promote the full implementation of the Party Central Committee’s strategy for governing Xinjiang,” guided by Xi Jinping’s thought.
Apr 15, 2019

A Han Chinese travels through Xinjiang to realize that the CCP’s propaganda about the life of Muslims is covering up the disturbing reality of oppression.

Gulaisha Oralbai, 46, holds a photograph of her four siblings, all of whom she believes to be detained in by Chinese authorities in "re-education" camps
Apr 15, 2019

In the confines of a cramped, dark room, Aigerim was kicked repeatedly in the stomach by a guard wearing heavy, metal-tipped boots. With her mouth taped shut and limbs chained, she couldn’t cry out in pain or block the blows.

A Uighur gathering in Adelaide in February. The signs are part of a campaign meant to draw attention to Uighurs missing in China.CreditAmina Yarmuhammad
Apr 15, 2019

Members of the Uighur ethnic group want their adopted homeland to take action over China’s internment camps, into which many of their loved ones seem to have disappeared.

SenseTime is among the Chinese artificial intelligence companies developing facial recognition technology. CreditCreditGilles Sabrié for The New York Times
Apr 15, 2019

In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.

Apr 15, 2019

Uyghur man claims he could face 15 years in detention just for having Twitter on his phone

Apr 15, 2019

Facial recognition group’s move follows scrutiny of treatment of Uighur people

Urumqi street. RFA
Apr 15, 2019

An official document from authorities in a neighborhood of Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, has revealed more details about the extent of their suppression of Uyghurs.

Dilshat Perhat Ataman were take to camp on June 2018
Apr 12, 2019

Mass detention of Uighurs has been superseded by trade talks, say rights advocates.

Flickr. 禁书 网
Apr 12, 2019

Microsoft has been collaborating with researchers linked to a Chinese military-backed university on artificial intelligence, elevating concerns that US firms are contributing to China's high-tech surveillance and censorship apparatus.

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