Uyghur Related

U.N. Rights Officials Criticize China Over Muslim Internments

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

United Nations human rights officials have sharply condemned regulations issued by China that seek to provide a legal basis for the mass internment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region.

Chinese 're-education' camps: Muslim Uighurs speak out

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

Every five years, each UN member state's human rights record is examined at a meeting in Geneva. This time around, China was criticised for its so-called "re-education" camps.

China's Police State: The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

Nury Turkel, chairman of the board for the Uyghur Human Rights Project, joins us to discuss the increasingly dire situation in Xinjiang and what the West can do.

RFA has confimed Uyghur poet Chimengul Awut is currently being detained by Chinese authorities.

Investigation: Uyghur Poet Detained for Editing Problematic Book

  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:14

Chinese government takes issue with Golden Shoes, arrests Chimengul Awut


  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:13

While China tries to defend the indefensible claiming that the transformation through education camps are benign “schools,” one of our reporters secretly visited the new large camp in Yining, Xinjiang, and proved it is undoubtedly a jail.

Ex-Detainee Describes Torture In China's Xinjiang Re-Education Camp

  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:12


By the time Chinese guards began torturing Kayrat Samarkand inside a re-education camp last spring, he says his life had prepared him for this.

Authorities Detain Senior Editors of Uyghur Publishing House Over ‘Problematic’ Books

  • Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00

An investigation found the publisher had issued 600 books with ‘improper political content.’

Families Of The Disappeared: A Search For Loved Ones Held In China's Xinjiang Region

  • Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00

A tiny office in the heart of the Kazakh city of Almaty is filled with weary-eyed visitors clutching photos of their missing mothers, fathers, sons and daughters.


'We can reach you wherever you are': Uighurs abroad feel China’s reach

  • Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00

China’s security services are pressing members of the country’s Uighur minority abroad to spy on compatriots when abroad, including in Nato and Western countries

Xinjiang Detention Camp or Vocational Center: Is China ‘Calling A Deer A Horse’?

  • Thu, 11/08/2018 - 00:00

China defends its Xinjiang policy during the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodic review.