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How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape the Global Order

  • Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:33

The Coming Competition Between Digital Authoritarianism and Liberal Democracy

Police are reportedly cutting too-long dresses off ethnic minority women in the middle of streets in China

  • Wed, 07/18/2018 - 21:28

Women in China's Xinjiang province have reportedly had their long tops and dresses cut by police in a continued campaign targeting ethnic Uighurs.

Sayragul Sauytbay, an ethnic Kazakh Chinese national and former employee of the Chinese state, is accused of illegally crossing the Kazakhstan border. She has spoken about China’s “re-education camps” in her court testimony. Photo: AFP

China’s ‘prison-like re-education camps’ strain relations with Kazakhstan as woman asks Kazakh court not to send her back

  • Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:00

Kazakhstan seeks review of detentions of its citizens as woman accused of crossing border illegally tells of forced work at ‘prison’ for 2,500 ethnic Kazakhs

The campus of Chengdu University of Information Technology, in an undated photo.

Authorities Force Uyghur Students to Return to Xinjiang From Mainland For Propaganda Drive

  • Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:00

If the students do not take part in the campaign, they cannot re-enroll in their universities.

China enforces dress code in Xinjiang by cutting up women's clothing

  • Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:22

Uyghur women are being confronted on the streets by communist cadres, and having their dresses and shirts sheared off for being too long

New investigation explores China's surveillance of a Muslim minority group

  • Thu, 07/12/2018 - 23:23

A new investigative report explores China's surveillance program targeting Uighurs, a Muslim minority group living in the Xinjiang province.

China steps up efforts to forcibly integrate ethnic minorities

  • Thu, 07/12/2018 - 23:21

In March, China watchers riveted their attention on amendments to the constitution, especially the one that lifted term limits for the presidency, to see if Xi Jinping would be made president for life. But there were other amendments that attracted little, if any, attention.

The teams taking part in the 2018 Uyghur American Cup line up before play begins.

Soccer Tournament Unites Uyghurs in America

  • Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:40

The World Cup in Russia has received attention all around the world. But one immigrant community has had its attention on a different soccer event.

Ethnic Uighur children in the old town of Kashgar, in the far western Xinjiang province © Getty

Uighur children fall victim to China anti-terror drive

  • Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:27

Thousands in Xinjiang placed in de facto orphanages after parents detained

KELLEY CURRIE, US REPRESENTATIVE TO THE @UN ECONOMIC & SOCIAL COUNCIL, SPEAKS.

China Fails in its Gambit to Use the UN NGO Committee to Silence the Society for Threatened Peoples and Uyghur Activist Dolkun Isa

  • Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:22

During the most recent session of the UN’s Committee on NGOs, China attempted unsuccessfully to have the Committee withdraw the NGO consultative status of the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) in connection with its support of Dolkun Isa, a human rights activist, German citizen, and president of the World Uyghur Congress.

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