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UYGHUR YOUTH LOCKED UP FOR USING AN APP

  • Mon, 10/22/2018 - 20:31

Authorities are monitoring a content sharing app, and anyone who uses it has their cellphone suspended automatically.

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One belt, one road, one million prisoners: China’s secret war on Muslims along the ‘Silk Road’

  • Mon, 10/22/2018 - 20:30

In March last year, a local radio employee received a phone call from his district’s police station, asking him to report to a “re-education camp” in Xinjiang. “The reason why I was caught is because I went to Egypt to study Islam in 2007,” he tells gal-dem over a WhatsApp call. He is too afraid to use his real name or Facebook.

Qurban Mamut (L) and his son Bahram Qurban (R) in Washington, February 2017.

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Prominent Uyghur Journalist in Political ‘Re-Education Camp’

  • Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:35

Qurban Mamut’s son says his father was targeted because he is living in exile in the US.

A Uyghur vendor sells various local bread near the Grand Bazaar in Urumqi, in China's Xinjiang region, in file photo.

China Sugar Restrictions in Xinjiang Hit Uyghur Bakeries Hard

  • Thu, 10/18/2018 - 21:34

Bakeries in Xinjiang struggle get enough sugar under policies that claim it can be used to make explosives.

Abdurahman Abey, former director and Communist Party deputy secretary of the Xinjiang People's Publishing House, in undated photo. Public doma

Prominent Uyghur Publisher Arrested, Under Investigation

  • Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:07

Staff at publishing house once headed by Abdurahman Abey says he was “implicated in separatism and religious extremism.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (third from left) walks with officials and aides at the Parliament, Oct. 15, 2018. BenarNews

Malaysian Leader Mahathir Confirms Decision to Free Uyghurs

  • Mon, 10/15/2018 - 21:04

China, which had asked for their extradition, said that it "resolutely" opposed Malaysia's decision.

Former Xinjiang University President Tashpolat Teyip (L) at the University of Paris in an undated photo.

Three Uyghur Intellectuals Jailed for Separatism, Political Study Film Reveals

  • Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:19

Political study film for Uyghur officials and teachers cites life sentences given to education officials and writer.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R), and Rep. Chris Smith discuss the Congressional-Executive Commission on China's annual report on human rights conditions and the rule of law in China in Washington, Oct. 10, 2018.Sen. Marco Rubio (R), and Rep. Chris Smith discuss the Congressional-Executive Commission on China's annual report on human rights conditions and the rule of law in China in Washington, Oct. 10, 2018.

China Increasing Domestic Repression and Exporting Authoritarianism–US Report

  • Wed, 10/10/2018 - 21:18

Congressional-Executive Commission on China urges US pushback on repression in Xinjiang and Chinese challenges to democracy abroad.

Photos show huge expansion of Chinese facility where Muslim minorities say they are persecuted and forced to sing hymns to Xi Jinping

  • Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:00

New satellite images are said to show a facility used to detain China's Uighur Muslim ethnic minority in the western region of Xinjiang.

This photo was taken outside of a camp dedicated to imprisoning ethnic minorities, located in Lopnur, Xinjiang. (Photo: ChinaAid)

Interview: ‘We Give Them a Warning Before Ordering Them to Stand as Punishment’

  • Fri, 10/05/2018 - 00:00

A police officer recounts his work as a guard at a Xinjiang ‘political re-education camp.’

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