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Nov 30, 2018

Observers dismiss the warning and say China uses terrorism as a pretext to clamp down on the region.

Ablikim Abliz, shows his uncle's family posing with an unknown Han Chinese man, second from the right. (Ablikim Abliz via AP)
Nov 30, 2018

The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong.

Nov 30, 2018

During a dinner with Chinese friends, I asked the table, “Do you guys have friends in Xinjiang? I’m planning a trip there.” The lively vibe we had enjoyed turned into silence.

Nov 30, 2018

In recent months, the Uighur minority of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region has been a regular feature of the mainstream Western media. Prevented from practicing their religion, Islam, subjected to massive and regular disappearances, the imprisonment of professors and academics, forced abortions; these are just some examples of the fate suffered by the Uighurs at the hands of the Chinese state apparatus.

There have been protests in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan in recent months calling on authorities to do more to free relatives held in China's Xinjiang region.
Nov 30, 2018

A committee to protect ethnic Kyrgyz in China has been established in Kyrgyzstan amid fresh reports of further repression by Beijing of the multiethnic indigenous community in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang.

Nov 30, 2018

An Australian Uighur activist says the Chinese Government is attempting to silence her by sending her family members to detention centres in China.

Nov 29, 2018

A Uighur mother who survived a Chinese re-education camp is calling on Congress to intervene in China's mass internment of the Muslim minority group.

Nov 29, 2018

China is accused of incarcerating hundreds of thousands of Muslims in detention camps that are rising from the desert sands in Xinjiang. A forensic analysis of satellite images of 39 of these facilities shows they are expanding at a rapid rate.

Internees in Lop County, Xinjiang attend a "de-extremification" event. Image Credit: 新疆司法行政
Nov 29, 2018

While scholars worldwide call for sanctions, Chinese authorities are poised to expand the crackdown to other regions.

Nov 29, 2018

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), chair and cochair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), held a hearing entitled “The Communist Party’s Crackdown on Religion in China.”

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