Uyghur Related

A Uyghur woman carries a toddler as children play near a cage protecting Chinese paramilitary policemen on duty in Urumqi, May 1, 2014. AP

Daughter of Uyghur Camp Detainee in Need of Urgent Treatment Following Stove Accident

  • Mon, 03/05/2018 - 18:38

The young girl suffered serious burns after being scalded by an overturned pot of boiling water.

Gulchehra Hoja

Uighur journalist Gulchehra Hoja: 'I have my own sad story to tell'

  • Mon, 03/05/2018 - 18:34

DW spoke to Uighur journalist Gulchehra Hoja who, along with some of her colleagues, accuses the Chinese authorities of arresting her family members as retribution for her reports about the plight of the Uighurs.

Call for release of Chinese wives of GB men in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 03/05/2018 - 18:33

The Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) through a unanimous resolution has called for the federal government to take urgent steps for the release of over 50 Chinese wives of GB men detained in neighbouring Xinjiang province of China.

Shohret Hoshur is one of at least four reporters whose family members are being held or whose whereabouts are unknown. Credit Zach Gibson/The New York Times

China Detains Relatives of Radio Free Asia Reporters

  • Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:29

The Chinese authorities have detained relatives of at least four reporters who covered an extensive crackdown in the Xinjiang region for Radio Free Asia, the United States-based broadcaster has said, raising questions about an intimidation and retaliation campaign.

70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Closing the Implementation Gap

  • Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:27

Human Rights Watch Statement to High-level Panel on 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and 25th Anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Program of Action

China detains relatives of RFA Uighur service journalists

  • Thu, 03/01/2018 - 16:22

The Committee to Protect Journalists today said it is alarmed by news that Chinese authorities have detained at least nine relatives of four U.S.-based journalists for Radio Free Asia's Uighur service.

An officer speaks into a radio transmitter at a prison in China. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)

A Summer Vacation in China’s Muslim Gulag

  • Wed, 02/28/2018 - 17:14

How one university student was almost buried by the “people's war on terror.”

A security checkpoint in the predominantly Muslim Xinjiang region of China, where authorities are engaged in a crackdown on the local population. (Jason Lee/Reuters)

China detains relatives of U.S. reporters in apparent punishment for Xinjiang coverage

  • Wed, 02/28/2018 - 17:00

China wants 11 ethnic Uighurs deported as terror suspects; the US and rights groups say they should be protected as potential refugees

Residents pass a security checkpoint in Xinjiang's Kashgar city, Nov. 5, 2017. AP

China Sets Up 'Big Data' System For Preventive Policing in Xinjiang: Report

  • Wed, 02/28/2018 - 16:52

The program is designed to identify possible threats to Chinese control in the restive Uyghur region.