Uyghur Related

Citizen checkpoints such as this one in Ili register the identities of everyone who enters. (Photo: ChinaAid)

Xinjiang authorities confiscate works by Kazakh, Turkish, and Kyrgyz writers

  • Tue, 04/03/2018 - 15:18

Xinjiang authorities are waging an ideological war against authors and poets from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey, ordering their works confiscated in order to determine whether or not they contain teachings that oppose the agenda of the Chinese Communist Party

Beijing Squeezes Exiles in U.S. by Detaining Family Back Home

  • Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:22

Efforts ramp up under Xi Jinping to silence Uighurs and other critics outside the reach of China’s police

A Uyghur student sits at a restaurant table in Cairo while police detain others behind him.  Photo sent by an RFA listener

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghurs ‘Wanting to Travel Abroad’

  • Wed, 03/28/2018 - 20:40

Simply showing an interest in taking a trip outside of China is enough to warrant arrest.

China is trying to prevent the formation of a vocal Uighur diaspora

  • Wed, 03/28/2018 - 15:30

It has persuaded friendly countries to send lots of them home

A Chinese woman who wrote a widely discussed online account of domestic discrimination has been branded a “crazy dog” who supports terrorism and should be put to death.

In China, sympathy for treatment of ethnic minority prompts death threats

  • Mon, 03/26/2018 - 18:59

A Chinese woman who wrote a widely discussed online account of domestic discrimination has been branded a “crazy dog” who supports terrorism and should be put to death.

Pakistanis distressed as Uighur wives vanish in China dragnet

  • Mon, 03/26/2018 - 18:55

Every autumn on the mountainous Karakoram Highway, part of the ancient Silk Road, groups of Pakistani merchants living in China's far west would wave goodbye to their Chinese wives and cross the border to spend winter in their home country.

The Wa ethnic minorities in China's southwest region, covered in a concoction of black ash, ox blood and mud, parade down a street in Kunming, Yunnan province, in the May 2, 2006 file photo, in the annual 'Moh Ni Hei' (touch you black) festival. (Photo by Su Ying/AFP)

China's DNA bank for minorities 'should be viewed with alarm'

  • Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:36

Questions asked why Yunnan facility is focussing on certain ethnic groups

Young Uyghur men drive a car through a night market in Hotan, in China's Xinjiang region, April 15, 2015.

Xinjiang Authorities Targeting Uyghurs Under 40 For Re-Education Camps

  • Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:22

Officials say those born post-1980 are ‘violent’ and susceptible to ‘extremist’ influence.

Dolkun Isa

Dolkun Isa: Beijing also persecutes the Uyghurs abroad

  • Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:20

Students and activists are targeted. The relatives of Uyghurs in exile are sent to "re-education camps". The families in China are hostage to blackmail students abroad. The world’s silence favours the Chinese government.

Fahmi Moin (left), who is representing the 11 men, seen outside the Magistrate’s Court with co-counsel Ilyanie Noor Khuszainy

Without interpreter, uncertainty over charges against Uighur Muslims

  • Wed, 03/21/2018 - 20:09

Ho Kit Yen
March 21, 2018

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