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Chinese national flags hang in an alley in Xinjiang's Kashgar city, Nov. 4, 2017.

China Reports Arrests of Uyghurs, Han Chinese For Sharing 'Extremist' Content

  • Fri, 05/11/2018 - 19:46

Uyghurs suggest arrest of Chinese obscures fact that the Muslim group is authorities' main target.

A child rests near the entrance to a mosque where a banner reads 'love the party, love the country' in Kashgar city, Nov. 4, 2017.

Xinjiang Authorities Jail Uyghur Imam Who Took Son to Unsanctioned Religious School

  • Fri, 05/11/2018 - 19:45

He had admitted at a ‘confession meeting’ that he took his son there to meet other children.

Police officers on duty in the vicinity of a center believed to be used for re-education in Korla city, Xinjiang, Nov. 2, 2017.

Authorities in Xinjiang’s Kashgar Detain Uyghurs at ‘Open Political Re-Education Camps’

  • Fri, 05/11/2018 - 19:40

The ‘open’ camps are for those accused of minor cases and allow them to return home at night.

A New Gulag in China

  • Fri, 05/11/2018 - 19:39

The mass incarceration of a minority people

The Kasir Hotel, in Kashgar city, in an undated photo.  Photo courtesy of an RFA listener

Chinese Authorities Detain Uyghur Hotelier in Xinjiang’s Kashgar City

  • Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:43

Obulkasim Haji was arrested in December and sent to a ‘political re-education camp,’ sources said.

China's Police State in Xinjiang

  • Mon, 05/07/2018 - 19:40

The People’s Republic of China has built the world’s most advanced police state in Xinjiang, the “autonomous region” in northwestern PRC whose indigenous Uighur peoples have long bristled under repressive and discriminatory Communist rule.

A human rights group meets in Kazakhstan. (Photo: ChinaAid)

Seven sentenced to 8-14 years in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:20

Authorities in China’s northwestern Xinjiang arbitrarily sentenced seven Kazakhs and Uyghurs to eight months-14 years in prison for contacting friends and relatives in other countries, ChinaAid learned recently.

The checkpoint to enter the Grand Bazar in Ürümchi. Han Chinese people enter through the right side. (all photos Darren Byler)

Perspectives | Navigating Xinjiang’s security checkpoints

  • Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:14

It’s not hard to spot the ethno-racial profiling Chinese authorities use to clamp down on Uighur resistance.

Prominent Uyghur Scholar Detained in Xinjiang Capital Urumqi: Official

  • Mon, 04/30/2018 - 18:04

A security official at his university confirms the poet was taken into custody in January.

Uyghurs march in Brussels to call for an end to mass detentions of Uyghurs in China, April 27, 2018.

Thousands March in Brussels to Protest Mass Detentions of Uyghurs

  • Mon, 04/30/2018 - 18:03

Uyghurs living in exile come from around the world to ask the EU's help in ending China's 'repressive' policy.

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