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The Loving Heart Kindergarten in Hotan, in a 2018 photo. Photo from WUC web
Jan 13, 2020

IMAGINE THIS: a facility in southern Xinjiang province in China, in a dusty village nestled among fields of barren walnut trees. It is surrounded by a tall brick wall, two layers of barbed wire, cameras on every corner, and a guard wearing a black helmet and protective vest with a metal detector at the entrance. This is a school?

Jan 13, 2020

In their annual report assessing human rights conditions in China in 2019, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China called the detention of Uyghurs in Xinjiang a “crime against humanity,” while also presenting findings and recommendations on a host of other human rights issues including freedom of expression, workers’ rights, women’s rights, the ongoing protest movement in Hong Kong, civil society, Tibet, and more.

Jan 10, 2020

The world is witnessing a modern-day nightmare in Xinjiang, China. Estimates vary, but by some counts over 2 million Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and other Muslims are detained in “vocational skill education training centers,” the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Orwellian moniker for reeducation camps.

Jan 10, 2020

Queen’s should cut its financial and research ties to companies involved in the ongoing human rights crisis in Western China, where an estimated 1.5 million Uyghur Muslims and other minorities are being arbitrarily detained in re-education camps.

Jan 10, 2020

Country’s companies have made every submission to UN on standards in past three years

Jan 10, 2020

Megvii, one of China's highly valued facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from a unit selling surveillance and security systems.

Spring Festival couplets are posted on an ethnic minority family's door in Xinjiang in an undated photo.
Jan 9, 2020

The 'Three News' campaign calls for every household to 'modernize' with sofas, beds, and desks, sources say.

Jan 9, 2020

Yet it will aggravate ethnic strife for years to come

Jan 9, 2020

The Communist Party must undo decades of sowing ethnic division

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