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‘As If You’ve Spent Your Whole Life In Prison’: Starving And Subdued In Xinjiang Detention Centers

  • Wed, 12/05/2018 - 18:29

When Chinese state authorities prepared to release Gulbahar Jelil, an ethnic Uyghur woman born and raised in Kazakhstan, they told her that she was forbidden to tell anyone about what she had experienced over the one year, three months, and 10 days in which she was detained…

Spying On The Uyghurs: A First-Person Account From A Han Chinese Student

  • Wed, 12/05/2018 - 18:27

Chinese students of Han ethnicity don’t worry about getting sent to re-education camps, they fear their Uyghur language teachers will one day disappear.

China's Ningxia to 'Learn From' Xinjiang's Anti-Terror Campaign

  • Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00

The region, which is home to ethnic Chinese Muslims, signs a cooperation agreement to bring Xinjiang's war against terror to its own backyard.

Australian Government implored to act on China's alleged mass imprisonment of minority

  • Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00

Uighurs living in Australia have accused Beijing of using surveillance tactics to silence their community and stop them speaking out about what is happening to their families back in China.

Xinjiang Authorities Holding Hundreds From Kyrgyz Village in ‘Political’ Re-education Camps

  • Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:00

Around one-fifth of the population is detained for ‘inappropriate phone content’ and ‘misdemeanors.’

Uighurs Victims of the Economic Interests of the States

  • Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00

In recent months, the Uighur minority of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region has been a regular feature of the mainstream Western media. Prevented from practicing their religion, Islam, subjected to massive and regular disappearances, the imprisonment of professors and academics, forced abortions; these are just some examples of the fate suffered by the Uighurs at the hands of the Chinese state apparatus.

A Week In Xinjiang’s Absolute Surveillance State

  • Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00

During a dinner with Chinese friends, I asked the table, “Do you guys have friends in Xinjiang? I’m planning a trip there.” The lively vibe we had enjoyed turned into silence.

China’s Uighurs told to share beds, meals with party members

  • Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00

The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong.

China Threatens Retaliation if US Applies Sanctions Over Uyghur Rights Abuses in Xinjiang

  • Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00

Observers dismiss the warning and say China uses terrorism as a pretext to clamp down on the region.

Xinjiang Authorities Arrest Leading Kyrgyz Historian For ‘Undecided’ Crime

  • Fri, 11/30/2018 - 00:00

Askar Yunus had published work about the golden era of his ethnic group’s history.

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