China has released a lengthy white paper that seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in the western region of Xinjiang.
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In addition, the authorities disappeared Jiang’s father and sister, who were “escorted” by domestic security personnel. They have not been heard from since.
Chinese surveillance firm tracking the movements of more than 2.5 million people in Xinjiang, according to a data leak flagged by a Dutch internet expert.
A new video showing detained Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit in apparent good health has silenced reports of the renowned artist’s death.
China has rejected Turkey’s criticism of Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs and also denied that Uighur poet and musician has died.
Turkey on Saturday condemned China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as “a great embarrassment for humanity, adding to recent criticism.
U.N. Human rights Council to probe into Turkic Muslims being arbitrarily detained in “political education” camps across Xinjiang, region in northwest China.
The United Nations Human Rights Council should adopt a resolution establishing an international fact-finding mission to Xinjiang.
A U.S. supplier of T-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores cut its ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp.
China’s authorities recently escorted diplomats from a dozen countries and a handful of foreign journalists on a highly controlled visit to Xinjiang.