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Uyghurs demonstrate in Canada on Oct 1, 2019. Photo: RFA
Nov 14, 2019

Uighur group considers protest because China uses facial recognition from firm to track the ethnic minority

Uyghurs demonstrate in Norway on Oct 1, 2019. Photo: RFA
Nov 14, 2019

Members of community, many of whom have family in Xinjiang, say they feel harassed by continuous phone calls.

Nov 14, 2019

The European Union is discussing a visit for ambassadors to China’s far western region of Xinjiang, where Beijing has been accused of oppressing ethnic Uighurs, but the trip is unlikely to happen unless certain conditions are met, diplomats said.

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Nov 14, 2019

Senators urge agency to drop investment tracking MSCI index due to national security concerns

Nov 13, 2019

By Ana Nicolaci da Costa
Business reporter
13 November 2019

Adrian Zenz (R) speaks with RFA's Alim Seytoff (L) during an interview in Washington, Nov. 8, 2019. Photo: RFA
Nov 13, 2019

Evidence points to a shift to coercive labor from vocational training, according to Adrian Zenz.

Letter from Zainur Turdi to the author. Photo by the author.
Nov 13, 2019

She treasured a Muslim identity that Beijing is determined to crush

Nov 13, 2019

A blitz of feverish indie rock bliss heralds The Rare Occasions’ return on “Control,” their bold new single about the ongoing crisis in Xinjiang, 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 13, 2019

The Southeast Asian nation should use diplomatic platforms such as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to raise the plight of China’s Muslim minorities allegedly being held in internment camps

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 13, 2019

Uighur activists said Tuesday they have documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain members of the ethnic group, alleging that Beijing could be holding far more than the commonly cited figure of one million people.

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