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 A protestor displays a photo of Uyghur prisoners in Xinjiang Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA
Sep 12, 2018

Economic penalties in response to reports of mass detentions of Muslims would be a rare US confrontation of Beijing over human rights

Sep 12, 2018

The Chinese government is conducting a mass, systematic campaign of human rights violations against Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang in northwestern China, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.

Uygurs marching to the Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations in New York on March 15, part of demonstrations around the world to protest China’s surveillance and security campaign that has sent thousands into detention and political indoctrination centres in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
Sep 12, 2018

Emboldened by international scrutiny, the American Uygur diaspora is increasingly willing to publicly condemn China’s re-education programmes, despite the risk to loved ones in Xinjiang

Zubayra Shamseden
Sep 12, 2018

Uyghur human rights scholar and activist Zubayra Shamseden tells Bitter Winter that CCP sees all Uyghur as enemies, is engaged in the largest detention of an ethnic group since World War II, and has now extended its repression to other Muslim minorities.

A Uyghur woman sits on a bed outside on September 12th, 2016, in Turpan County, in the far western Xinjiang province of China.  (Photo: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Sep 7, 2018

China has used the U.S.'s Global War on Terror as a pretext to further repress the embattled Muslim minority.

Sep 5, 2018

On September 5, Hudson Institute hosted a discussion on the PRC’s “war on terrorism.”

Sep 4, 2018

A US expert on human rights issues in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in China said it's possible more than a million Uighurs are being held in so-called re-education camps. The expert said some people have been detained for over a year.

Sep 4, 2018

Over the past week, several reports were published in the US about the mass internment of Uighurs of East Turkestan, which started at about the beginning of last year.

Aug 31, 2018

China considers Uighur religious belief ''a mental disease''

Aug 31, 2018

The Uyghur people are a mostly Muslim ethnic group across central and eastern Asia, and many millions also live in China. The presence of the Chinese government's "re-education" camps for its Uyghur citizens have now come to light.

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