Uyghur Related

A forgotten people?

  • Thu, 08/23/2018 - 23:38

China is holding hundreds of thousands of minority Uighurs in re-education camps, and Chinese financial muscle is keeping much of the world silent about it

'Mass murder' fear for China's Muslim Uighurs

  • Thu, 08/23/2018 - 23:37

Nury Turkel of the Uighur Human Rights Project has said various reports have suggested a million Muslim Uighurs are being held in so called internment camps in their homeland of Xinjiang

China’s Mass Internment Camps Have No Clear End in Sight

  • Wed, 08/22/2018 - 00:00

Around 1 million Uighurs have disappeared without trial. Worse may come.

Buzzfeed journalist denied new China visa following award-winning coverage of Xinjiang crackdown

  • Wed, 08/22/2018 - 00:00

Buzzfeed’s China bureau chief Megha Rajagopalan has been forced to leave China after her journalism visa application was denied by the authorities without explanation.

A Zhenping county police notice, obtained by RFA, announces the arrest of a Chinese landlord for renting to Uyghurs.

Chinese Landlord Rents to Uyghurs, is Arrested on ‘Terror’ Charge

  • Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:00

His tenants have been told to go back to Xinjiang, where authorities will be told of their 'situation," a police source says.

Paramilitary police patrol the airport in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region [File: Ng Han Guan/AP]

China's state media defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown

  • Wed, 08/15/2018 - 20:58

More than one million Uighurs are estimated to be in detention in 'counter-extremism centres' in China's far west.

Khadija Abdulaziz, 10, is photographed in her home in Mississauga, Ont., on Aug. 10, 2018.  CHRISTOPHER KATSAROV/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Exporting persecution: Uyghur diaspora haunted by anxiety, guilt as family held in Chinese camps

  • Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:33

Sometimes, at the Vista Heights Public School in Mississauga, when the teacher gathers students around for a community circle, Khadija Abdulaziz talks about her relatives in China, the dozens of people who have disappeared.

‘All measures can be tried’ says state-run tabloid after UN expert questions China’s Muslim region crackdown

  • Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:32

Chinese state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Monday that “all measures can be tried” to safeguard stability in the Muslim region of Xinjiang. “We must hold onto our belief that keeping turmoil away from Xinjiang is the greatest human right,” it said.

Where are they now?

China flat out denies the mass incarceration of Xinjiang’s Uyghurs as testimonies trickle out

  • Mon, 08/13/2018 - 20:31

For months, foreign media have relentlessly reported on the mass incarceration and cultural suppression of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority in the far western Xinjiang region—allegations that Beijing just vehemently denied in a global forum for the first time.

Star Scholar Disappears as Crackdown Engulfs Western China

  • Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00

She was one of the most revered academics from the Uighur ethnic minority in far western China. She had written extensively and lectured across China and the world to explain and celebrate Uighurs’ varied traditions. Her research was funded by Chinese government ministries