February 2018

Chinese police patrolling as Muslims leave the Id Kah Mosque after morning prayer in the old town of Kashgar in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, June 26, 2017.

Senator Questions US Firm on DNA Sequencer Sales to China

  • Fri, 02/09/2018 - 19:21

Marco Rubio calls attention to widespread DNA collection of Uyghurs.

Twenty Uighurs broke out of a cell near the Thai-Malaysian border in November by digging holes in the wall and using blankets as ladders. — Reuters

U.S. voices concern over 11 Uighur China wants Malaysia to deport

  • Fri, 02/09/2018 - 19:15

The United States on Friday expressed concerns over Malaysia’s possible deportation of 11 Uighur Muslims to China, following a Reuters report that Beijing wanted the Southeast Asian country to hand over the Uighur who escaped from Thailand.

Uyghurs living in Turkey and Turkish supporters chant slogans as they hold a Chinese flag before burning it during a protest near China’s consulate in Istanbul, July 5, 2015. Ap

China Demands Return of 11 Uyghur Escapees Caught in Malaysia: Officials

  • Fri, 02/09/2018 - 19:00

The fugitives who broke out of Thai detention cells last year have been arrested, Malaysian security officials say.

Ethnically Turkic people are transported back to a detention facility in the town of Songkhla in southern Thailand, March 26, 2014. © 2014 Reuters

Malaysia: Don’t Send 11 Detainees to China

  • Fri, 02/09/2018 - 18:59

Group Members Face Possible Torture, Ill-Treatment

A man rests on a road in Yarkand county, Xinjiang, April 18, 2015. AFP

Mandatory Indoctrination Classes For Unemployed Uyghurs in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:54

The daily classes keep tabs on Uyghurs who are not suspected of committing any offenses.

Twenty Uighurs broke out of a cell near the Thai-Malaysian border in November by digging holes in the wall and using blankets as ladders. — Reuters pic Read more at http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/uighur-thai-jail-escapees-detained-in-malaysia-china-wants-them-back#wHu6zx5PiuAIdLpc.99

Exclusive: Uighur Thai jail escapees detained in Malaysia and China wants them back - sources

  • Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:52

Eleven ethnic Uighur Muslims from China, missing since their dramatic escape from a Thai jail last year, have been detained in Malaysia and Beijing wants them back, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.


  • Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:38

Muslims in China are being rounded up and forced into political education camps that resemble the prisons ubiquitous in the country during the repressive Maoist era, according to reports.

Children ride on the back of a tricycle of a Uyghur sweets vendor in Yarkand, Xinjiang, June 24, 2017.  AFP

Threat of Re-Education Camp Drives Uyghur Who Failed Anthem Recitation to Suicide

  • Mon, 02/05/2018 - 20:50

Tursun Ablet was told he could spend up to five years in a camp unless he learned the lyrics.

What It’s Like to Live in a Surveillance State

  • Fri, 02/02/2018 - 23:23

FEB. 2, 2018

China Xinjiang police state: Fear and resentment

  • Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:59

01 Feb 2018  

As Theresa May visits China, the UK government has raised concerns over religious freedom in the country's mainly Muslim province of Xinjiang.