A view of traffic in front of the Kremlin in Moscow, Aug. 31, 2018.

Interview: ‘We Are Left Wandering in Fear in a Foreign Land’

  • Fri, 09/28/2018 - 00:00

Two Uyghurs say Chinese authorities are forcing businessmen in Russia to return home, where they are routinely detained.

Halmurat Ghopur is shown in an interview on China's official CCTV network, Aug. 19, 2016.

Prominent Uyghur Intellectual Given Two-Year Suspended Death Sentence For ‘Separatism’

  • Fri, 09/28/2018 - 00:00

A ‘political study’ film confirms the sentence for Halmurat Ghopur, who was detained last year.

Ilham Weli, the Xinjiang Daily’s deputy editor-in-chief and director of the Uyghur Editorial Office, was arrested in late July, 2018

China: RSF denounces the arrests of four journalists of Xinjiang Daily

  • Thu, 09/27/2018 - 00:00

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Chinese authorities to release a deputy editor, a head of a subsidiary newspaper, and two directors of the Xinjiang Daily group, who were arrested last month for the absurd reason of being “two-faced.”

Uyghurs at a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, September 2010. Credit: Preston Rhea via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).

China criticized for repression of Muslim ethnic group

  • Thu, 09/27/2018 - 00:00

Sept. 26, 2018

Young Uyghur Woman Dies in Detention in Xinjiang Political ‘Re-education Camp’

  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:50

An official says she is one of seven or eight people from Jam Bazar to have died in the camps.

Uyghur scholar Muhammad Salih Hajim, 82, in an undated photo.  Photo courtesy of an RFA listener

Xinjiang Authorities Detain Almost Every Family Member of Late Uyghur Muslim Scholar

  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:49

A family friend details the arrests of Muhammad Salih’s relatives in the months since his death in custody.

Adil Abdulqadir and four of his children in the XUAR, in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Abdulqadir

Interview: ‘The Situation in Our Country is Beyond Inhumane’

  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:48

A Uyghur exile in Turkey details the detention of his children and other family members back home.

Pakistani businessman Mirza Imran Baig shows a picture of him and his wife Mailikemu Maimati as he sits outside the Pakistani embassy in Beijing, China, Sep 25, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter)

'China's big mistake': Pakistanis lobby to free wives trapped in Xinjiang

  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:46

Pakistani businessmen whose wives and children are trapped in China’s restive Xinjiang are traveling to Beijing to lobby their embassy, in hopes that the south Asian nation’s new government will pressure its ally for their release.

A Uyghur student sits at a restaurant table in Cairo while police detain others behind him, on Sept 2017.   Photo sent by an RFA listener

Muslim countries prove dangerous for Uighur exiles

  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:45

As Muslim governments cozy up to Beijing, Uighur exiles find themselves increasingly exposed and cut off

Xinjiang University in Urumqi, in an undated photo.

Uyghur Former Xinjiang University Vice President Detained For ‘Two-Faced’ Tendencies

  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:40

Azat Sultan was targeted for preaching ‘separatist ideas’ at the school, a former colleague said.