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Ferkat Jawdat met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on March, 2019.  US State Department / Via Twitter: @secpompeo

'I just couldn't sleep': Uighur activist calls for China to stop targeting minorities

  • Tue, 11/19/2019 - 20:19

For years, the Chinese government has been detaining hundreds of thousands of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in so-called "re-education camps" in far-western China.

Jama Mosque adorned with China's flag and propaganda banners that read 'Love the Party, Love the Country' in Kashgar prefecture's Kargilik county, in an undated photo. Photo:  Photo provided by an RFA listener

Why Xi Jinping’s Xinjiang policy is a major change in China’s ethnic politics

  • Tue, 11/19/2019 - 20:18

Beijing’s “Sinicization” campaign extends well beyond Xinjiang.

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US Lawmakers Renew Calls For Sanctions on China Following Document Leak on Xinjiang Abuses

  • Tue, 11/19/2019 - 20:17

The ‘Xinjiang Papers’ detail how President Xi Jinping ordered a crackdown against Uyghurs in the region.

‘Absolutely No Mercy’: Leaked Files Expose How China Organized Mass Detentions of Muslims

  • Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:24

More than 400 pages of internal Chinese documents provide an unprecedented inside look at the crackdown on ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

UHRP Welcomes Congressional Action on the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019

  • Wed, 10/30/2019 - 20:23

UHRP applauds the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s unanimous passage of the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019. As the Committee marked up the bill today, Members on both sides of the aisle forcefully condemned the Chinese government’s “horrific” and “barbaric” human rights crimes against the Uyghur people.

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What a lobbyist’s remarks behind closed doors tell you about Chinese money in Washington

  • Wed, 10/30/2019 - 20:18

In the northwestern region of Xinjiang, the Chinese Communist Party has imprisoned more than 1 million Muslim ethnic minorities in mass internment camps and built up an all-encompassing surveillance state.

Tursunay Ziyawudun in an undated photo. Credit: Tursunay Ziyawudun Photo: RFA

Female Detainees at Xinjiang Internment Camps Face Sterilization, Sexual Abuse: Camp Survivor

  • Wed, 10/30/2019 - 20:16

Tursunay Ziyawudun said women endure a special hell in the region’s camp network.

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

Two Dozen UN Member States Condemn China’s Treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 10/30/2019 - 20:15

The countries slammed mass detentions, restriction of rights, and surveillance measures.

UN members split on China’s mass detention and surveillance of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 10/30/2019 - 20:14

China’s mass detention and surveillance of ethnic Uighurs in Xinjiang province came under fire at the United Nations Tuesday, with 23 nations — mostly western — backing a British statement condemning Beijing’s human rights record.

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

UN members issue dueling statements over China's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 10/30/2019 - 20:13

Two groups of United Nations member states issued dueling statements over China's treatment of the predominantly Muslim Uyghur minority in Xinjiang, highlighting a global divide on Beijing's human rights record.

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