Uyghur Related

Young Uyghurs sit near the Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, Xinjiang, in a file photo.

Xinjiang Authorities Subsidize Uyghurs to Relocate to Han Districts of Urumqi

  • Sat, 08/26/2017 - 00:31

Officials say buyers are eligible only if their neighbors are from a different ethnic group.

China is force-installing spyware onto Muslim citizens' phones, to monitor them

  • Fri, 08/25/2017 - 18:35

China has ramped up surveillance measures in Xinjiang, home to much of its Muslim minority population, according to reports from Radio Free Asia.

As Communist Party censors ban all criticism in China’s classrooms, what remains?

  • Fri, 08/25/2017 - 18:30

Audrey Jiajia Li says the Chinese ‘rectification campaign’ to ensure ideological purity is being exported beyond its borders, and is a cause for concern in being reminiscent of Mao-era zealotry

S'pore firm in Xinjiang tech project to boost tourism security

  • Fri, 08/25/2017 - 18:23

Singapore-listed mobile satellite communications firm Addvalue Technologies is taking part in a cutting-edge technology project in a remote corner of China to protect tourism areas.

This note, received Aug. 24 is translated as: “We seized Nathan VanderKlippe’s Macbook out of job demands at 1:35 p.m. July 24th, 2017. [Signed] Muhtar. July 24, 2017”

Globe and Mail journalist detained by Chinese police in Xinjiang region

  • Thu, 08/24/2017 - 16:35

A Globe and Mail journalist was detained by Chinese police and had his camera searched and computer seized while reporting in the remote Xinjiang region in northwestern China.

Ethnic Kazakhs in Xinjiang, in undated photo.

China Targets Turkic, Muslim Ethnic Groups For Detention, Additional Security Checks

  • Thu, 08/24/2017 - 16:16

Uyghurs and Kazakhs are the target of increased security measures following recent terror attacks in Europe, sources say.

A map shows Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous prefecture in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Authorities in Xinjiang Extend Uyghur Persecution to Region’s Ethnic Kyrgyz

  • Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:09

Kyrgyz are being sent to reeducation centers, while their traditions are slowly stamped out.

Police riot gear is shown stacked outside a gated facility in Xinjiang in an undated photo.

China Recruits 30,000 Teachers, Police, Civil Servants to Move to Xinjiang

  • Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:58

Recruitment drives target the 'inner provinces' of China, making a large influx of highly educated Han Chinese migrants likely.

Uyghur Veterinarian Jailed For Treating Suspect Wounded in Xinjiang Violence

  • Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:06

Haliq Mahmut had not taken part in protests, but removed a bullet from a fellow Uyghur’s leg.

China Jails Ethnic Kazakh Man For 'Helping Others Emigrate to Kazakhstan'

  • Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:04

Taghirsyz Dawutkhan was tortured for a confession and jailed with no access to a lawyer, his friends say.