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Tens of Thousands of Xinjiang’s Kuchar County Residents Held in Political ‘Re-Education Camps’

  • Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00

The detainees are held in three well-fortified facilities on the outskirts of the county seat

Chinese delegates address the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva, Aug. 10, 2018.

UN Rights Panel Grills China Over Mass Detention of Uyghurs

  • Fri, 08/10/2018 - 00:00

Panel members question a Chinese delegation over mass detentions and religious restrictions.

Officials oversee a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the opening of a political 're-education camp' in the Xinjiang's Korla city, in June 2018.

Xinjiang Political ‘Re-Education Camps’ Treat Uyghurs ‘Infected by Religious Extremism’: CCP Youth League

  • Wed, 08/08/2018 - 20:28

An audio recording provides a rare glimpse into Beijing’s justification for the camp network.

Police officers on duty in the vicinity of a center believed to be used for re-education in Korla city, Xinjiang, Nov. 2, 2017. AP

‘No Releases’ of Thousands Held For Years in Xinjiang Township Political ‘Re-education Camps’

  • Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:48

An official says there are no plans to release the approximately 6,000 detainees.

A CCTV camera is installed in a shopping street in the old town of Kashgar

Crackdown in Xinjiang: Where have all the people gone?

  • Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:46

US officials fear a mass incarceration is under way in north-west China but Beijing insists nothing is wrong in a region rich in resources but short on freedoms

Armed civilians in November 2017 patrol the area outside the Hotan Bazaar where a screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region. (Ng Han Guan/AP)

Germany accidentally deported a Uighur man to China. His lawyer hasn’t heard from him since.

  • Mon, 08/06/2018 - 22:45

The deportation of a member of China’s persecuted Uighur minority from Germany in early April took place accidentally due to a breakdown in government communications, according to reports Monday in local media.

A security officer holding a shield and baton guards a security post leading into a center believed to be used for re-education in Korla, Nov. 2, 2017.  AP Photo

Three Million, Mostly Uyghurs, Detained in Xinjiang Political ‘Re-Education’ Camps, ‘Education Sessions’

  • Fri, 08/03/2018 - 22:27

New estimates suggest 30 percent of the region’s Uyghurs are made to undergo ‘re-education.’

Jama Mosque adorned with China's flag and propaganda banners that read 'Love the Party, Love the Country' in Kashgar prefecture's Kargilik county, in an undated photo.

China to Require All Places of Worship to Fly The National Flag, Expanding Xinjiang Policy

  • Fri, 08/03/2018 - 22:25

State media reports on the proposal, as well as a plan to outfit Muslim pilgrims with GPS devices.

Xinjiang Communist Party Secretary Chen Quanguo (C), architect of a draconian clampdown on ethnic Uyghurs, attends a meeting at the 19th Communist Party Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Oct. 19, 2017. AFP

US Senators Urge Top Diplomat to Raise Concerns With China Over RFA Reporters’ Detained Relatives

  • Mon, 07/30/2018 - 00:00

The lawmakers call on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to appeal for their unconditional release.

University economics professor Ilham Tohti, who was charged with promoting ethnic separatism and was handed a life sentence by a Chinese court on Sept. 23, 2014, in a file photo.

'We Shouldn’t Allow Ilham Tohti to Become a Second Liu Xiaobo'

  • Fri, 07/27/2018 - 18:49

Veteran Chinese dissident Hu Jia calls for international scrutiny to protect jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti