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Apr 9, 2019

Preparing for the President’s visit to Shandong’s Qingdao city to attend Navy Day celebrations, authorities are increasing security in the name of “maintaining stability.”

Thomas Mann | Photo credit: European Parliament Audiovisual
Apr 9, 2019

As China continues to flout the internationally protected right to freedom of religion in the harshest possible ways, the EU’s silence on the matter is unsettling, writes Thomas Mann.

Apr 9, 2019

On March 19, 2019, Professor James MIllward and Uyghur Human Rights advocate Nury Turkel engaged in a conversation on Human Rights in the Modern world relating to China's detainment and globally criticized policies impacting the Uyghur population. Co sponsor ACMCU presents the talk in full.

Apr 9, 2019

The Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect have released a joint policy brief on China's treatment of the Uighurs and other Turkic Muslim minorities in Xinjiang and how it could constitute crimes against humanity under international law.

Omer Bekali, a former prisoner at a Chinese internment camp for the Uighur people, gets emotional while speaking during a news conference in Berlin in March. (Felipe Trueba/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock )
Apr 9, 2019

Richard Nixon said no to the people of Xinjiang. President Trump has a chance to change course.

American Gulchehra Hoja  CBS NEWS
Apr 9, 2019

Chinese officials are in Washington this week to negotiate President Trump's long-promised trade deal amid growing pressure on the Trump administration to sanction China for what Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the worst human rights abuses since the 1930s. 

US State Department / Via Twitter: @secpompeo
Apr 9, 2019

Ferkat Jawdat, who lives in Virginia, told BuzzFeed News that China was using his relatives “as hostages.”

Apr 8, 2019

Chen Quanguo’s social-control methods in Xinjiang are spreading to other parts of China

Keriya mosque, Xinjiang, China in 2012. Photograph: Eric Lafforgue/Corbis/Getty Images
Apr 8, 2019

The levelling of ancient sites in Xinjiang, alongside mass detention, is part of an attempt to destroy an entire society

Uyghurs protests in LA, on April 6, 2019
Apr 8, 2019

China is waging a global campaign against the Uighurs, a majority-Muslim ethnic minority concentrated in its western frontier of Xinjiang.

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