September 01, 2022
To China’s Fury, UN Accuses Beijing of Uyghur Rights Abuses
By Ken Moritsugu and Jamey Keaten
The UN assessment released late Wednesday concluded that China has committed serious human rights violations under its anti-terrorism and anti-extremism policies.
August 01, 2022
China’s Heavy-Handed Push to Prevent a UN Report on Xinjiang
By William Nee
Beijing’s full-court press to kill the report reveals a lot about Xi Jinping’s ideal form of international order.
May 25, 2022
Xinjiang Police Files Show Xi Jinping’s Personal Involvement in Uyghur Persecution
By Bonnie Girard
The files, in addition to adding to a mountain of evidence of the abuse and detention of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, include previously secret speeches tying the oppression directly to the top.
May 11, 2022
Uyghurs Have No Faith in Michelle Bachelet’s UN Visit to China
By Omer Kanat
The United Nations, an organization established in the aftermath of one genocide, has yet to impose any consequences, or even to officially condemn, China’s genocide against the Uyghur people.
February 28, 2022
Japan’s Diet Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis
By KAWASHIMA Shin
Striking a balance, or a half-baked measure?
February 04, 2022
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.
December 21, 2021
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.
December 10, 2021
UK ‘People’s Tribunal’ Rules China Is Committing Genocide in Xinjiang
By Isabel Sawkins and Emily Glynn
The unofficial tribunal hopes to pressure the U.K. government into action after finding China's treatment of the Uyghurs meets the legal definition of genocide.
November 16, 2021
Justice for the Uyghurs: What the US Can Do
By Abduweli Ayup and Yonah Diamond
The U.S. can take some immediate, common-sense steps holding the CCP accountable for its transnational repression and offering effective humanitarian assistance for the Uyghurs.
October 13, 2021
Darren Byler on Life in Xinjiang, ‘China’s High-Tech Penal Colony’
By Shannon Tiezzi
“The mass surveillance and internment project in Xinjiang should be viewed as a major test of Chinese capacities to conduct a sophisticated invasion, occupation, and transformation of spaces that were at the margins of Chinese control.”
September 20, 2021
A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang
By Ruth Ingram
The CCP’s attacks on Western media reports took a gruesome turn with a video purporting to detail how Uyghur Mihriay Erkin died.
August 03, 2021
Repression by Any Other Name: Xinjiang and the Genocide Debate
By Martin S. Flaherty
Is what’s going on in Xinjiang genocide? The answer is a qualified yes, but no hedging is needed for the equally serious accusation of crimes against humanity.