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Dec 22, 2020

Cached versions of the tech giant's cloud computing division API guide reveal references to ethnic minority identity detection.

Uyghur from Hotan are forcefully transferred to China to work in factories
Dec 22, 2020
By Leigh Hartman

The People’s Republic of China is expanding its use of forced labor, increasing the risk that countries may unknowingly import products made by people forced or otherwise coerced to work.

Dec 21, 2020
Ken Moritsugu

An official from China’s Communist Party signaled Monday that there would likely be no letup in its crackdown in the remote Xinjiang region, but said the government’s focus is shifting more to addressing the roots of extremism.

Dec 21, 2020

PetroChina,Asia’s largest producer of oil and gas, has struck a large natural gas discovery in northwest China’s Xinjiang region with an initial estimated reserve exceeding 100 billion cubic meters, China’s state news agency Xinhua reported over the weekend.

Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Ephraim Mirvis speaking at the Commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day event, 23 January 2018.  Photo: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Dec 21, 2020
By Cnaan Liphshiz

In rare statement on issue not related to communal matters, UK Jewish leader says Beijing crackdown on minority leaves him ‘reflecting upon the deep pain of Jewish persecution’

Mirahmetjan Muzepper,
Dec 21, 2020
Jonathan White

Problem with ‘newgen’ model means there are no Uygur players in the game as simulation progresses with Han Chinese replacements

Dec 21, 2020

Exclusive interview with Nury Turkel. He is an Uyghur American attorney, public official and human rights advocate
 

Dec 21, 2020

In his recent book, expert Dr. Sean Roberts argues that the present situation stems from policy responses to the Global War on Terrorism. We find out more about the Uyghur community and discuss the reasons for the muted international response.

Dec 18, 2020
By Sarah Coble

Chinese multinational technology company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is offering Uyghur/ethnic minority recognition as a cloud service, according to a new report by surveillance industry researcher IPVM and The New York Times.

Ayoub Mohammed has been waiting for more than six years to reunite with his wife and children, who live in Canada [Photo courtesy of Ayoub Mohammed]
Dec 18, 2020
By Mersiha Gadzo

The US exonerated Ayoub Mohammed after four years at Guantanamo Bay, but Canada has rejected his residency application.

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