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Uyghur men are seen outside Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, in China's Xinjiang province. Id Kah is the main mosque in Kashgar and the largest in China; built around 1442, it can hold up to 20,000 worshippers. The region is inhabited by several ethnic minorities including Muslim Uyghurs that often clash with the central authorities. Photo: Asia Times

Protests loom in Pakistan over China’s jailing of men’s Uyghur wives

  • Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:25

Unrest among Pakistani men with wives from China's troubled Xinjiang region could threaten Belt and Road projects, including the huge CPEC development

Thousands of Uyghurs To Protest Against ‘Re-education’ Camps in Brussels on 27 April 2018

  • Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:36

UNPO together with the WUC have the honour to announce a large-scale demonstration in Brussels, Belgium on 27 April 2018 against the continued use of draconian ‘re-education’ camps for nearly one million Uyghurs in East Turkestan.

Erfan Hezim in an official photo issued by Jiangsu Suning F.C. Photo courtesy of Jiangsu Suning F.C.

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Uyghur Pro Footballer For ‘Visiting Foreign Countries’

  • Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:05

Erfan Hezim had traveled to Spain and Dubai for training and to participate in matches.

Uyghur Father of Two Dies After Falling Ill in Xinjiang Re-Education Camp

  • Fri, 04/13/2018 - 19:02

Abdughappar Abdujappar died in December after being incarcerated for nearly six months, sources said.

UN Chief Puts China’s Leaders Over Its People

  • Thu, 04/12/2018 - 15:12

In Beijing, Guterres Publicly Silent on Rights Abuses

Hui Muslim poet Cui Haoxin (L) is shown outside the Lu Xun College of Literature, Beijing, March 24, 2018. Photo provided by an RFA listener

China Sends Prominent Muslim Poet For Ideological 'Re-education'

  • Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:04

Hui Muslim poet An Ran is detained en route to a week-long 'red study' session with a state-backed literary college.

Illustration: Dionne Gain

The woman China wants you to ignore

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:37

By Peter Hartcher
Updated 9 April 2018 — 5:50pm
first published 7 April 2018 — 12:05am

App Targeting Uyghur Population Censors Content, Lacks Basic Security

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:27

One of the components of this massive surveillance state is a mobile app that local police are forcing residents to install. It is dubbed “Jingwang,” or “clean internet” in Chinese.

Chinese Government Forces Residents To Install Surveillance App With Awful Security

  • Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:22

Last year, authorities told residents of a Muslim-populated part of China to install JingWang, an app that scans for certain files. Now, researchers have found it transfers the collected data with no encryption.

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