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Erfan Hezim in an official photo issued by Jiangsu Suning F.C. Photo courtesy of Jiangsu Suning F.C.

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghur Pro Footballer For ‘Visiting Foreign Countries’

  • Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:05

Erfan Hezim had traveled to Spain and Dubai for training and to participate in matches.

Uyghur Father of Two Dies After Falling Ill in Xinjiang Re-Education Camp

  • Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:02

Abdughappar Abdujappar died in December after being incarcerated for nearly six months, sources said.

Hui Muslim poet Cui Haoxin (L) is shown outside the Lu Xun College of Literature, Beijing, March 24, 2018. Photo provided by an RFA listener

China Sends Prominent Muslim Poet For Ideological 'Re-education'

  • Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:04

Hui Muslim poet An Ran is detained en route to a week-long 'red study' session with a state-backed literary college.

Illustration: Dionne Gain

The woman China wants you to ignore

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:37

By Peter Hartcher
Updated 9 April 2018 — 5:50pm
first published 7 April 2018 — 12:05am

App Targeting Uyghur Population Censors Content, Lacks Basic Security

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:27

One of the components of this massive surveillance state is a mobile app that local police are forcing residents to install. It is dubbed “Jingwang,” or “clean internet” in Chinese.

Chinese Government Forces Residents To Install Surveillance App With Awful Security

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:22

Last year, authorities told residents of a Muslim-populated part of China to install JingWang, an app that scans for certain files. Now, researchers have found it transfers the collected data with no encryption.

U.S. Lawmakers Call for Probe Into Uyghur Detentions

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:20

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Representative Chris Smith have sent a letter urging Ambassador to China Terry Branstad to launch an investigation into the reported mass detention of Uyghurs in political re-education camps, and into widespread surveillance and rights repression in Xinjiang. 

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

US Lawmakers Call For Investigation of Mass Incarcerations, Surveillance of Uyghurs in Xinjiang

  • Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:21

They say information should be gathered to determine the need for sanctions against Chinese officials.

A prisoner is tortured in a "political training center." (Photo: ChinaAid)

20 prisoners mentally break down in Chinese detention camp

  • Fri, 04/06/2018 - 19:20

20 Kazakh citizens in China’s northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have suffered mental breakdowns after being incarcerated at “political training centers,” ChinaAid recently learned.