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Jul 8, 2019

China is deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in its far western region of Xinjiang, according to new research.

Jul 8, 2019

The trade war between China and the United States — and recent talk of possible compromises in the trade talks between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping — has sent markets on a roller coaster ride. But whatever Trump and Xi agree to on trade, the United States must not compromise on the challenge of Chinese human rights abuses.

  A visiting Han civil servant asks a Uyghur villager if he smokes or drinks liquor, and the two drink together. This image was posted on social media platform Meipian by the Han civil servant in a diary article about his homestay experience.
Jul 8, 2019

Officials say Chinese minders bring alcohol and pork, and expect every household member to partake.

Uyghurs in Turkey and local supporters protest in the Turkish capital Ankara on the 10th anniversary of a riot and massacre in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, July 5, 2019. Photo: RFA
Jul 5, 2019

Experts believe the July 5, 2009 violence marked a turning point leading to today’s mass internment camps.

Dilshat Perhat Ataman
Jul 3, 2019

Tony Perkins, chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), announced today his adoption of Dilshat Perhat Ataman through USCIRF’s Religious Prisoners of Conscience Project.

Jul 3, 2019

As a Uighur Muslim myself, I know people are being brainwashed into forgetting their cultures, religions and identities. And yet

Jul 3, 2019

Mujahid Yusof Rawa had described the camp as a “training and vocational center.”

Demonstrators march in Urumqi, July 5, 2009.
Jul 3, 2019

July 5, 2009, is a date that forever changed the course of Xinjiang history. The lives of Uyghurs in China have never been the same.

Erdogan (R), with China's President Xi, is welcomed at an official ceremony in Beijing (Turkish Presidency website)
Jul 3, 2019

Uighur exiles 'saddened and disappointed' as Turkish president hails close cultural and economic ties and pledges security cooperation with Beijing

Detainees listening to speeches in a re-education camp in Lop County, Xinjiang, April 2017
Jul 3, 2019

The United States and Germany have used a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting to slam China for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats said.

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