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China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action
October 22, 2020

China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action

By Omer Kanat
Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.

2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?
October 09, 2020

2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?

By Catherine Putz
Another year, another set of dueling statements about Xinjiang to the U.N. This time, there are some interesting differences in who is backing China -- and who isn't.
A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work
October 07, 2020

A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work

By Shannon Tiezzi
There is a massive overlap between Western liberal democracies and medal contenders in the Winter Games – enough to gut Beijing’s Olympic dreams.

What Forced Labor in Xinjiang Means for Supply Chain Due Diligence
October 03, 2020

What Forced Labor in Xinjiang Means for Supply Chain Due Diligence

By Andrew Samet
Can audit firms actually credibly audit in Xinjiang? Can they actually credibly audit in China at all?

China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure
October 02, 2020

China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure

By Eleanor Albert
International opprobrium has so far failed to deter Beijing from its repressive policies in Xinjiang.

Sean R. Roberts on China’s War on the Uyghurs
September 01, 2020

Sean R. Roberts on China’s War on the Uyghurs

By Catherine Putz
The Chinese Communist Party is “essentially waging a war against a portion of its own population (the Uyghur people), not as an ‘enemy,’ but as a ‘threat’ to society at large.”

China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
August 21, 2020

China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression

By Aykan Erdemir and Philip Kowalski
Turkey has joined the list of majority Muslim countries that have opted for silence in dealing with the one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time.
Confessions of a Xinjiang Camp Teacher
August 17, 2020

Confessions of a Xinjiang Camp Teacher

By Ruth Ingram
Qelbinur Sedik reveals the horrors she witnessed in the camps, where she was forced to teach Mandarin in 2017.

China’s Human Rights Abuses Invite US Leadership
August 08, 2020

China’s Human Rights Abuses Invite US Leadership

By Pierfilippo M. Natta
The oppression in Xinjiang is a test as to whether nations actually adhere to the principle of Responsibility to Protect.

US Enacts Magnitsky Sanctions on Chinese Officials for Xinjiang Abuses
July 10, 2020

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
June 30, 2020

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.
Trump Signs Uyghur Human Rights Act Into Law
June 18, 2020

Trump Signs Uyghur Human Rights Act Into Law

By Eleanor Albert
Trump signed a law sanctioning Chinese officials responsible for anti-Uyghur policies even as allegations leaked that the U.S. president had encouraged China in the constriction of detention camps.

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