Uyghur Related

WORLD UYGHUR CONGRESS RELEASES NEW REPORT ON THE USE OF FORCED LABOUR IN EAST TURKESTAN

  • Thu, 11/10/2016 - 20:31

The World Uyghur Congress has released a new report, Forced Labour in East Turkestan: State-Sanctioned Hashar System, detailing the continued use of forced labour among with Uyghur population in East Turkestan

Foreign Firms, Rights Groups Criticize Cybersecurity Law

  • Tue, 11/08/2016 - 17:29

After beginning the third reading of the draft last week, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee has passed China’s first cybersecurity law amid resounding international protest.

Clothes are seen hanging outside a bus which has been converted into a dwelling for a couple in Hefei, China, 15 November 2015. (Photo: Reuters/Jianan Yu).

China’s incomplete approach to poverty reduction

  • Fri, 11/04/2016 - 18:09

Since 2013 China has recognised 17 October as National Poverty Relief Day, the same day as the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 

Flying Dragon Eye: Uyghur Themed Threat Activity

  • Wed, 11/02/2016 - 19:20

This paper documents attempted exploitation activity aimed at Uyghur interests outside of China.

Chen Quanguo (right) accompanies Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping as he greets a National People’s Congress deputy from Tibet in Beijing in 2013. Photo: Xinhua

How new Xinjiang party boss became front runner in race to be one of China’s most powerful men

  • Mon, 10/31/2016 - 22:18

Chen Quanguo’s hardline rule in Tibet and show of absolute loyalty to Xi Jinping may see him promoted to Politburo next year

Chinese network management authorities check an internet cafe in a file photo.

Man Held in China's Xinjiang For Downloading 'Terrorist' Circumvention Software

  • Fri, 10/28/2016 - 18:52

Activists say the authorities are increasing worried about domestic opposition to the ruling Chinese Communist Party.

Leaked Xinjiang Police Report Describes Circumvention Tools as ‘Terrorist Software’

  • Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:05

A police report leaked last week from China's Xinjiang province describes Internet censorship circumvention tools as “second class violent and terrorist software.”

Hotan prefecture in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

Chinese Government Sends Religious Monitors to Xinjiang's Hotan

  • Mon, 10/24/2016 - 21:48

More than 350 cadres are sent to the Uyghur region to keep an eye on mosques and Islamic practices.

#FreeThem - Unjustly jailed

  • Mon, 10/24/2016 - 21:37

Prominent ethnic Uighur economist Ilham Tohti has consistently and unambiguously advocated peacefully for greater understanding and dialogue between various communities, and with China’s government.

Netizen Voices: Xinjiang Passport Recall

  • Mon, 10/24/2016 - 21:33

Responding to an increase in violent incidents in Xinjiang and elsewhere in China, authorities launched a nationwide crackdown on terrorism in May of 2014. 

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