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Muslims in Xinjiang Treated as Terrorists

  • Mon, 02/04/2019 - 20:59

Although they are not technically living in prison, the built environment and the government regulations remind the Muslims: We think you are a threat.

UN: Act to End China’s Mass Detentions in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 02/04/2019 - 19:59

The United Nations Human Rights Council should adopt a resolution establishing an international fact-finding mission to Xinjiang, the region of China where up to one million Turkic Muslims are being arbitrarily detained, a group of nongovernmental organizations said in a joint statement to UN member states today.

Over 10,000 students and teachers in Hotan pledge loyalty to the “Motherland” in a mass ceremony.  Source: Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang

UN: Act to End China’s Mass Detentions in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 02/04/2019 - 19:59

The United Nations Human Rights Council should adopt a resolution establishing an international fact-finding mission to Xinjiang, the region of China where up to one million Turkic Muslims are being arbitrarily detained, a group of nongovernmental organizations said in a joint statement to UN member states today.

Media Outlet Monitoring Uyghur Persecution in China Vows to Continue Work Despite Ban, Arrests

  • Fri, 02/01/2019 - 17:00

Bitter Winter will ‘never shut up’ until the last person is persecuted because of their faith.

Exposed: China's surveillance of Muslim Uighurs

  • Fri, 02/01/2019 - 17:00

As China faces increasing criticism over its treatment of its Muslim population, new details emerge about how Beijing spies on Uighurs at home and abroad.

China pushes Xinjiang internment camps out of sight, out of reach

  • Thu, 01/31/2019 - 17:09

An estimated 1 million members of ethnic minorities are being held in internment camps in China’s far west. Beijing says the camps offer 'training' and people will gradually be released, but in fact the camps are growing larger and more isolated.

Uighurs: Nowhere To Call Home

  • Thu, 01/31/2019 - 17:06

101 East follows Chinese Uighurs as they flee what they call repression and detainment in their homeland.

Ilham Tohti and his wife in a photo sent to RFA's Uyghur Service via WeChat on Jan 13, 2014, two days before his detention. RFA

US Lawmakers Nominate Jailed Uyghur Academic Ilham Tohti to Receive Nobel Peace Prize

  • Thu, 01/31/2019 - 17:04

They say that amid a crackdown in Xinjiang, voices like Tohti’s ‘are needed more than ever.’

A guard tower and barbed wire fences are seen around a political re-education camp in the XUAR's Atush city, Dec. 3, 2018. AP

‘I Dream About the Suffering in the Camp Most of the Time Now’

  • Thu, 01/31/2019 - 17:00

A Uyghur woman details her detention in a political ‘re-education camp’ for visiting her husband’s home country of Pakistan.

Video: Uyghur Children Indoctrinated in Camps

  • Mon, 01/28/2019 - 18:22

With one million minority Uyghur Muslims detained for re-education, what becomes of their children? They are locked in “schools” of Han Chinese propaganda.

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