'My Family Has Been Broken': Pakistanis Fear For Uighur Wives Held In China

  • Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:00

Last year, the Chinese wife of a Pakistani man traveled back home to China with their two children. She wanted to introduce her younger boy, 18 months old, to her mom.

'Cultural genocide': How China is tearing Uyghur families apart in Xinjiang

  • Thu, 11/15/2018 - 00:00

Every day, US-based Uyghur journalist Gulchehra Hoja tries to call her family in the Chinese region of Xinjiang. Sometimes she tries up to 20 different numbers, just hoping that someone will pick up.

New bill aims to expose China's treatment of Muslims

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

Concern has spread among both Democrats and Republicans about the plight of Muslims in China.

U.N. Rights Officials Criticize China Over Muslim Internments

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

United Nations human rights officials have sharply condemned regulations issued by China that seek to provide a legal basis for the mass internment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region.

Chinese 're-education' camps: Muslim Uighurs speak out

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

Every five years, each UN member state's human rights record is examined at a meeting in Geneva. This time around, China was criticised for its so-called "re-education" camps.

China's Police State: The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang

  • Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:00

Nury Turkel, chairman of the board for the Uyghur Human Rights Project, joins us to discuss the increasingly dire situation in Xinjiang and what the West can do.

RFA has confimed Uyghur poet Chimengul Awut is currently being detained by Chinese authorities.

Investigation: Uyghur Poet Detained for Editing Problematic Book

  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:14

Chinese government takes issue with Golden Shoes, arrests Chimengul Awut


  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:13

While China tries to defend the indefensible claiming that the transformation through education camps are benign “schools,” one of our reporters secretly visited the new large camp in Yining, Xinjiang, and proved it is undoubtedly a jail.

Ex-Detainee Describes Torture In China's Xinjiang Re-Education Camp

  • Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:12


By the time Chinese guards began torturing Kayrat Samarkand inside a re-education camp last spring, he says his life had prepared him for this.

Authorities Detain Senior Editors of Uyghur Publishing House Over ‘Problematic’ Books

  • Mon, 11/12/2018 - 00:00

An investigation found the publisher had issued 600 books with ‘improper political content.’