Bolivia Lithium Contracts Make It Complicit In China’s Uyghur Abuses
By Joseph Bouchard and Yulina Goto
Chinese firms involved in extracting the country's large reserves of the vital mineral have well-documented links to forced labor and other abuses in the Xinjiang region.
As Survivors of China’s Genocide, We Must Bear Witness
By Gulbahar Haitiwaji and Qelbinur Sidik
“We were in the camps, and now we are in the United States to tell you about China's crimes.”
Michelle Bachelet’s Spectacular Fall From Grace
By Mark S. Cogan
The legacy of the outgoing U.N. human rights chief has been defined by her dithering and inaction over the Chinese government's abuses in Xinjiang.
For Uyghur 2008 Torchbearer, China’s Olympic Flame Has Gone Dark
By Huizhong Wu
In the years since he took part in the Olympic torch relay, Beijing has imposed harsh policies on the Uyghurs, splitting apart Kamaltürk Yalqun’s family.
Beijing 2022 Is the Death Knell of the Olympic Charter
By Omer Kanat
If genocide is no longer a red line, then what good is the Olympic Charter’s commitment to “the preservation of human dignity”?
Meet the New Uyghurs
By Henryk Szadziewski
China's propaganda narrative centers on the personal transformations of Uyghurs, removing the cultural and ethnic markers Beijing finds distasteful.
Human Rights Concerns Continue to Dog 2022 Beijing Olympics
By Philip Citowicki
With less than a year to the Winter Olympics in Beijing, the calls for a boycott will only get louder.
Is International Pressure Coalescing on China’s Xinjiang Policy?
By Eleanor Albert
Separate moves from Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. show signs of growing backlash to China's human rights abuses.
US Enacts Magnitsky Sanctions on Chinese Officials for Xinjiang Abuses
By Shannon Tiezzi
After years of pressure from Congress and human rights activists, Washington has enacted sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the crackdown on Uyghurs.
China Forces Birth Control on Uyghurs to Suppress Population
By Associated Press
Even while China loosens restrictions on family size elsewhere, rates of forced birth control and sterilization are growing in Xinjiang.
US Report Finds Widespread Forced Uyghur Labor in China
By Associated Press
U.S. lawmakers are pushing for a ban on imports from Xinjiang because of the widespread use of forced labor in the region.
Uyghurs and the China Coronavirus
By Munawwar Abdulla
An epidemic and crowded mass detention camps are a potentially deadly combination.