Uyghur Related

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. 

Uyghur students study at a bilingual middle school in Hotan, Xinjiang, in a file photo.

China's New Law Targets Muslim Children For 'Correction'

  • Fri, 10/21/2016 - 23:35

Parents and educators in Xinjiang are ordered to prevent children practicing religion, while those who do could be sent to 'special schools.'

ap showing location of Ili prefecture in Xinjiang.

China Recalls Passports Across Xinjiang Amid Ongoing Security Crackdown

  • Thu, 10/20/2016 - 17:52

An exile group says the policy is aimed at restricting the movements of the mostly Muslim Uyghur ethnic group.

Five facts about Ilham Tohti, award-winning activist jailed in China

  • Thu, 10/20/2016 - 17:20

Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti celebrates his birthday on 25 October, shortly after he was awarded the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for human rights. But who is he and why is he in prison in China?