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Uyghur People articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Uyghur people are a largely Muslim ethnic group that is native to Central Asia. The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China's west is under tight control of the central government. Also see our articles on China and Tibetan People.
China’s advanced surveillance regime is taking root along the length of the Belt and Road —especially the Belt, the overland Eurasian routes.
“China’s Muslim Uighurs face systematic oppression. Their…province…Xinjiang is a police state – an estimated one million of them…detained in camps…”
China is in danger of losing its grip over Tibet and Xinjiang and needs a radical reset of its ethnic policies, experts suggest.
Recent events have stoked alarm among the sizeable Uighur diaspora in Turkey that the country is no longer the haven it has been for decades.
A prominent Uighur writer, who had been held at an internment camp in China’s Xinjiang region, has died inside the camp, his family members told VOA.
Uighur rights advocates in the United States are ramping up efforts to persuade the U.S. Congress to pass a bill focusing on China’s growing persecution.
In the Chinese Communist Party’s drive to erase markers of Uyghur identity, the Uyghur language is a target because it is a Turkic language.
Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to track and categorize the entire local population.
The Chinese authorities are using a “mass surveillance” app to profile, investigate, and detain Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.