Mihrigul Tursun, speaks at a event at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Tursun, a member of China’s Uighur minority is detailing the torture and abuse she suffered at the hands Chinese authorities as part of an escalating clampdown on hundreds of thousands of members of the country's Muslim minorities. Through a translator she said she spent several months in detention in China where she was beaten, tortured with electric shock and given unknown drugs

Woman describes torture, beatings in Chinese detention camp

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:38

A member of the Uighur minority on Monday detailed torture and abuse she says she experienced in one of the internment camps where the Chinese government has detained hundreds of thousands of religious minorities.

Memetjan Abliz Boriyar in an undated photo.

Veteran Editor of Uyghur Publishing House Among 14 Staff Members Held Over ‘Problematic Books’

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:37

Memetjan Abliz Boriyar had approved more than 100 books later blacklisted by the government.

Scholars condemn China for mass detention of Muslim Uighurs

  • Wed, 11/28/2018 - 20:35

Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention of ethnic Uighurs, hundreds of scholars said on Monday, warning that a failure to act would signal acceptance of “psychological torture of innocent civilians”.

Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism' to surrender

  • Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:02

Authorities in Xinjiang's Hami city say those who turn themselves in and confess to 'crimes' will be treated leniently.

China is locking up its Muslim minorities, and pushing Islamophobia to get Europe to do it too

  • Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:00

China is trying to stoke Islamophobia among Europeans to justify, and even export, its model of locking up their Muslim minorities as the troubling crackdown continues to grab global attention.

Detained and in danger: The tortured Australian families who fear for their missing loved ones

  • Mon, 11/19/2018 - 18:58

Increasingly helpless and desperate, Uighurs building new lives in Australian suburbs feel compelled to go public with their stories and identities despite the risks.

A photo of Dr. Abdurehim Rahman taken from an official website of the Xinjiang government

Prominent Uyghur Language Researcher Disappears, Feared in China’s Re-education Camps

  • Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:00

Xinjiang University lecturer Abdurehim Rahman had visited Turkey to conduct research.

'If we remain silent, it might get worse': Uighurs fear for loved ones in China

  • Fri, 11/16/2018 - 00:00

Uighur Muslims residing in US tell MEE that many of their family members have been rounded up into Chinese internment camps


  • Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:00

The Uyghur couple from Urumqi city in Xinjiang is one of the many undergoing untold miseries due to the state’s discriminatory policies against minorities.