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Uighur woman shares 'horrendous' China crackdown details with US Congress

  • Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00

China's treatment of its religious minorities, particularly the Uighurs in far-western Xinjiang province, was thrust into the limelight after a Uighur woman detailed the abuse she said she suffered in an internment camp.

Beijing’s Long Struggle to Control Xinjiang’s Mineral Wealth

  • Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00

The Silk Road Economic Belt—the overland component of Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)—promises to bind China to Central Asia and beyond through a new infrastructural network.

Rubio Chairs China Commission Hearing On Communist Party's Crackdown On Religion In China

  • Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), chair and cochair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), held a hearing entitled “The Communist Party’s Crackdown on Religion in China.”

Tracking China’s Muslim Gulag

  • Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00

China is accused of incarcerating hundreds of thousands of Muslims in detention camps that are rising from the desert sands in Xinjiang. A forensic analysis of satellite images of 39 of these facilities shows they are expanding at a rapid rate.

Uighur mother asks Congress to 'take strong action' against China's re-education camps

  • Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:00

A Uighur mother who survived a Chinese re-education camp is calling on Congress to intervene in China's mass internment of the Muslim minority group.

External view of the transformation through education camp when it was just built

New Exclusive Video: Another “Transformation Through Education” Camp for Uyghurs Exposed in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:49

A new exclusive Bitter Winter video documents the grim reality of the Yingye’er transformation through education camp for Muslim Uyghurs: not a “vocational training center” but a jail by any other name.

Haji Mirzahid Kerimi in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of an RFA listener

Elderly Former Editor of Uyghur Publishing House Jailed Over ‘Problematic’ Books, Speech

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:46

Haji Mirzahid Kerimi was sentenced to 11 years, despite a serious health condition.

China's brutal treatment of Uyghurs is failing

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:44

Forcing Muslim minority to become loyal supporters of the Chinese Communist Party is more than a misstep

For China, Islam is a 'mental illness' that needs to be 'cured'

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:43

China's relentless campaign to erase the identity of the Uighurs continues, as the world remains silent.

China Is Violating Uighurs’ Human Rights. The United States Must Act.

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:39

Much of the world has turned a blind eye to Beijing’s abuses. Washington cannot remain silent in the face of an elaborate campaign of repression and religious discrimination.

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