News & Commentary

May 5, 2020

The International Olympic Committee and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently announced that the 2020 Summer Olympic Games will be postponed to July 2021.

May 5, 2020

Uighur Muslims held in Chinese Communist detention camps are being sent around the country to fill labor shortages, according to activists and local reports.

May 5, 2020

World Press Freedom Day brings calls for release of jailed Uyghur writers, journalists.

Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018. Photo: RFA
May 5, 2020

The three have been kept in detention under the Public Safety Act since 2015 after they completed a one-and-a-half year sentence for entering Indian territory without proper documentation.

May 5, 2020

Ewelina U. Ochab
May 2, 2020,03:12pm EDT

An image widely shared on social media that purportedly shows a group of detainees in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region's (XUAR) Korla (Kuerle) city, March 2020.  TikTok
May 5, 2020

Inmates who have undergone compulsory re-education programme to be moved to other parts of China under job placement scheme delayed by Covid-19 outbreak

Uyghur cemetery. Taken on January 2, 2006.
May 5, 2020

An expert on Uyghur history calls the move ‘part of a larger cultural cleansing campaign’ in the region.

Detainees listening to speeches in a camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017
May 5, 2020

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) clampdown on Uighur and other Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) has attracted profound scrutiny and polarized the international community.

May 5, 2020

The USC U.S. - China Institute is offering a complimentary online workshop featuring presentations by scholars with expertise on Xinjiang and Uyghur history, culture and life.

May 4, 2020

"Xinjiang: Politics, Human Rights, Truth" - Webinar by the John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies on May 5 at 12:00 PM ET


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