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A gate of what is officially known as a ‘vocational skills education centre’ in Dabancheng, in Xinjiang Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters
Dec 8, 2018

Campaign group urges foreign governments to halt ‘business as usual’ relations with Beijing until action is taken

Since 2017, over a million Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims have been interned in what experts are now calling concentration camps. (Photo: Carsten ten Brink/ Flickr)
Dec 6, 2018

In the Uighur-Australian communities of Adelaide, Sydney, and Melbourne, almost everyone can tell you a story of losing contact with family members in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of China, known as East Turkistan to the Uighur people.

Dec 3, 2018

Uighurs living in Australia have accused Beijing of using surveillance tactics to silence their community and stop them speaking out about what is happening to their families back in China.

Nov 26, 2018

Featuring Nury Turkel, Chairman, Uyghur Human Rights Project; Sophie Richardson, China Director, Human Rights Watch; and Sigal Samuel, Religion Editor, The Atlantic; moderated by Mustafa Akyol, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

Nov 21, 2018

There are credible reports, according to the United Nations, that a million or more Uighur Muslims are being held in what amount to internment camps in China. And now, increasingly, their families are speaking out.

Some of the Uyghurs being held at an immigration detention center in southern Thailand, March 14, 2014. Photo: RFA
Nov 20, 2018

On Aug 1, 2018, Bilal, a 27-year-old Uighur refugee, died in a Thai immigration detention facility, where he had been held since March 2014. Thai police and volunteers from a local NGO helped with funeral arrangements and Bilal was buried in an Islamic cemetery far from his family and homeland.

Nov 19, 2018

Panel discussion.

A photo posted to the WeChat account of the Xinjiang Judicial Administration shows Uyghur detainees listening to a speech at a re-education camp in Hotan prefecture's Lop county, April 2017.
Nov 15, 2018

Bipartisan legislation would push for sanctions and set up a State Department coordinator on Xinjiang.

Nov 12, 2018

On a cold December day in 2013, Mutellip Imin, a 25-year-old Uyghur student from Hotan, changed his life. He collected four handwritten signs he had made, went to a road near his home, and took four photographs of himself holding each message in turn.

Nov 12, 2018

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Luncheon Discussion on US China Relations and Human Rights

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