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Oct 31, 2019

Officials call the sleeping arrangements ‘normal’ and a way to ‘promote ethnic unity.’

Oct 31, 2019

This week, the developer of the popular text- and code-editing software Notepad++ released a new version update. Nothing seemed particularly strange about it, except maybe the name: Notepad++ v7.8.1 is the “Free Uyghur” edition.

Photo: ZDNet
Oct 31, 2019

Notepad++'s GitHub issue tracker flooded with pro-Chinese and anti-western messages. Anti-Chinese activists are fighting back with their own spam and attacks on the Beijing regime.

Oct 31, 2019

Chinese government-linked hackers are monitoring mobile text messages of specific users, and for certain keywords as part of a new surveillance campaign meant to track individuals in a vast trove of telecommunication data, according to findings published Thursday.

Indonesian protestors hold up a banner during a rally in front of the Chinese embassy in Jakarta, Dec. 21, 2018. Rina Chadijah/BenarNews
Oct 31, 2019

Sweden has emerged as a safe haven for ethnic Uighurs fleeing political, racial and religious repression in China

Oct 31, 2019

An estimated one million people, mostly Muslim minorities, are being held in detention centers across the Xinjiang region in China.

Tursunay Ziyawudun in an undated photo. Credit: Tursunay Ziyawudun Photo: RFA
Oct 30, 2019

Tursunay Ziyawudun said women endure a special hell in the region’s camp network.

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a 'de-radicalization' speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.  Wikipedia
Oct 30, 2019

The countries slammed mass detentions, restriction of rights, and surveillance measures.

Oct 30, 2019

Statement delivered by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN at the Third Committee session on the Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

Photo: UK in UN, via Twitter.
Oct 30, 2019

China’s mass detention and surveillance of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang province came under fire at the United Nations Tuesday, with 23 nations — mostly western — backing a British statement condemning Beijing’s human rights record.

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