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Sep 9, 2019

The Camp Album is a multimedia project envisioned as a way for people from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to express their feelings in a safe and anonymous way while raising awareness of the ongoing human rights abuse and cultural genocide that confronts Uyghurs and other Turkic and Muslim minorities in the region.

Sep 9, 2019

A look at the evolution of China's Xinjiang narrative and how it is controlled by Beijing.

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Sep 8, 2019

Sources said they were unsure who had been caring for the three-year-old when he died.

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
Sep 6, 2019

The repression of Xinjiang’s Uighur population by the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) continues to horrify world opinion.

Sep 6, 2019

Over the past few years, China has increased its internment and surveillance of the Uyghur people for expressing their culture and Muslim religion. 

Two farmers at the bazaar; Kashgar, Xinjiang, China.  July 11, 2016.Photo: Urbain J. Kinet
Sep 6, 2019

The Chinese government is engaged in cultural genocide. Xinjiang, in northwest China, is home to 22 million people with an estimated 13 million Uyghurs and other Turkic minorities residing in the region.

Chen Quanguo, Communist Party Secretary of Xinjiang Uyghur Atonomous Region meets police in Urumqi on Feb 21, 2017
Sep 6, 2019

The Communist Party chief in Xinjiang has told security forces and officials to “maintain high pressure” in the region ahead of the 70th anniversary celebrations for the People’s Republic of China.

Sep 6, 2019

In Hong Kong, millions have taken to the streets to protest the erosion of the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy. In Xinjiang, over a million ethnic Uyghurs and other minorities have been separated from their families and confined in detention facilities that fit the criteria of concentration camps.

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Sep 6, 2019

In a blog post, Apple also pushed back on claims made by Google researchers and claimed the attack was more limited than first thought.

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivers the first Landon Lecture of the Fall 2019 school year at Kansas State University. Video grab from  Landon Lecture Series
Sep 6, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States would use the United Nations General Assembly this month to persuade countries to help “call out” China over treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority.

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