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Traveler’s Impressions: Prisonlike Conditions of Xinjiang

  • Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:51

A Han Chinese travels through Xinjiang to realize that the CCP’s propaganda about the life of Muslims is covering up the disturbing reality of oppression.

'I was always in fear – I thought they would kill me': Muslim women describe torture at hands of Chinese authorities in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:34

In the confines of a cramped, dark room, Aigerim was kicked repeatedly in the stomach by a guard wearing heavy, metal-tipped boots. With her mouth taped shut and limbs chained, she couldn’t cry out in pain or block the blows.

SenseTime is among the Chinese artificial intelligence companies developing facial recognition technology. CreditCreditGilles Sabrié for The New York Times

One Month, 500,000 Face Scans: How China Is Using A.I. to Profile a Minority

  • Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:26

In a major ethical leap for the tech world, Chinese start-ups have built algorithms that the government uses to track members of a largely Muslim minority group.

China’s SenseTime sells out of Xinjiang security joint venture

  • Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:15

Facial recognition group’s move follows scrutiny of treatment of Uighur people

Urumqi street. Photo: RFA

Uyghur Residents Forced to Organize Into Civilian ‘Anti-Terrorist’ Units

  • Mon, 04/15/2019 - 21:00

An official document from authorities in a neighborhood of Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, has revealed more details about the extent of their suppression of Uyghurs.

Chinese Authorities Require Surveillance Cameras to Be Installed Inside Rental Housing

  • Sat, 04/13/2019 - 17:30

In China, the Orwellian fear of a “big brother” state is becoming a reality, as citizens in rental properties are complaining about police demands to install surveillance cameras in their living rooms.

Dilshat Perhat Ataman were take to camp on June 2018

The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing China Sanctions

  • Fri, 04/12/2019 - 17:30

Mass detention of Uighurs has been superseded by trade talks, say rights advocates.

Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture: China's Uighurs

  • Fri, 04/12/2019 - 17:00

Speakers
Gay J. McDougall

Chinese blogger risks his life to post photos of re-education centres where people who 'have been caught with Facebook on their phone are thrown'

  • Thu, 04/11/2019 - 19:29

A blogger has risked his life to post pictures on Twitter of centres where he alleges Chinese people are sent if social media accounts are found on their phones.

Chinese nationalist group stages two-hour ‘attack’ on Uygur websites

  • Thu, 04/11/2019 - 19:10

Move was ‘a brute-force effort to pledge thoughtless allegiance to the Communist Party’, project manager for World Uygur Congress says. Organiser says aim was to ‘maintain national dignity, dispel rumours and show the whole world the facts’

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