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Apr 8, 2019

Forcefully, Publicly Raise Xinjiang, Imprisoned Activists

Mainur Medetbek holds up a portrait of her detained husband at her home in a village outside Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Dec. 8, 2018. Medetbek says her husband was detained over a year ago in an internment camp in China. (Dake Kang/AP)
Apr 8, 2019

China is working to silence critics of its prisonlike re-education camps, with help from neighboring Kazakhstan

 Bizainafu Abudourexiti and Almas Nizamidin on one of his visits to Urumqi in 2015, capital of China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Photograph: Almas Nizamidin
Apr 8, 2019

China’s embassy in Australia provided details on their situation following pressure from Canberra.

Sam*, a 28-year-old Uighur Australian man whose wife and 18-month-old baby are detained in China. Photograph: Carly Earl/The Guardian
Apr 8, 2019

Children, aged between one and six, are all Australian citizens and are separated from at least one of their parents

 A 28-year-old Uighur Australian man whose wife and 18-month-old baby are detained in China. Photograph: Carly Earl/The Guardian
Apr 8, 2019

Sam, an Australian citizen, has never met his 18-month-old son, who is trapped in China with Sam’s wife, who is also a member of the persecuted Uighurs

Children learning Uyghur language in a recent class at Ana Care & Education.
Apr 8, 2019

s the Chinese government crushes Uyghur culture in Xinjiang, Uyghurs abroad are making new efforts to preserve their traditions — but will they succeed? Some scholars say a revival is possible

Apr 8, 2019

Merely due to their ethnic identity, Xinjiang Uyghurs are subjected to surveillance and control by the Chinese authorities.

Apr 8, 2019

With China's assault on scores of leading academics and intellectuals, business as usual is no longer possible, writes Magnus Fiskesjö.

Apr 8, 2019

US should set an example by using Global Magnitsky Act to sanction culpable officials in oppression of Uighurs, says leader

The crowd at the rally
Apr 8, 2019

Repeating the message “Never Again,” broad coalition rallies to stop cultural genocide in China, call for specific US government action.

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