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The origin of the ‘Xinjiang model’ in Tibet under Chen Quanguo: Securitizing ethnicity and accelerating assimilation

  • Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00

Reports on the current situation in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)[1] describe a climate of expansive surveillance and control, the mass detention of at least 1 million Uyghurs and Kazakhs in re-education camps and an effective information vacuum.

Uyghur Journalist Reports on Own Family’s Disappearance, Fights for Release

  • Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00

Gulchehra Hoja had a childhood full of dance and music in Xinjiang, China. She loved being on camera and dreamed of becoming a TV host. And she did. Hoja hosted shows in Chinese and the Uyghur language and started the first ever children’s show on Xinjiang TV. She was a known face for Xinjiang viewers.

Uyghur scholar Gheyret Abdurahman is shown in an undated photo.

Uyghur Scholar Arrested Over Politically Sensitive Book

  • Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00

Gheyret Abdurahman joins four others arrested from the Academy of Social Sciences of Xinjiang in recent crackdowns.

China’s religion policies in Xinjiang could be spreading

  • Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00

The imminent closure of a 34-year-old Arabic language school in China’s northwestern province of Gansu has raised fears that draconian religion policies adopted in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region are being applied to other Muslim-populated areas.

The Uyghur emergency: The causes and consequences of China's mass incarceration of Turkic Muslims

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:12

The Chinese government is under increased pressure over its archipelago of mass detention camps, holding approximately one million Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (also known as East Turkestan).

Has the world abandoned the Uighur Muslims?

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:10

We speak to a Uighur refugee, and debate if data theft, interference and illegal spending tainted the Brexit referendum.

Majlis Podcast: The Repercussions Of Beijing’s Policies In Xinjiang

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:09

China’s campaign against Uyghur nationalism, branded by Beijing as separatism, has abruptly spiked in the last two years and spread beyond just the Uyghurs.

A gate of what is officially known as a ‘vocational skills education centre’ in Dabancheng, in Xinjiang Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Uighur leaders warn China's actions could be 'precursors to genocide'

  • Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:04

Campaign group urges foreign governments to halt ‘business as usual’ relations with Beijing until action is taken

Re education Camps, Infiltration, Surveillance China Criticized over Persecution of Uyghur Muslims

  • Sat, 12/08/2018 - 00:00

The United Nations and human rights groups have accused China’s government of setting up massive anti-Muslim “re-education” camps in the Chinese occupied East #Turkistan to disappear, jail and brainwash #Uyghur #Muslims.

Germany's top human rights official says barred from Xinjiang

  • Thu, 12/06/2018 - 00:00

Germany's top human rights official said she has been denied entry to China's Xinjiang region, where the UN estimates that up to one million Muslims are being held in detention camps.

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