China Uyghur crackdown

August 29, 2019

China’s Cross-Border Campaign to Terrorize Uyghur Americans

By Omer Kanat
The Chinese government routinely carries out surveillance, threats, and coercion targeting Uyghurs on American soil.

August 08, 2019

The Case for Boycotting Beijing 2022

By Evan Karlik
The mass internment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang merits a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
July 29, 2019

Bearing Witness 10 Years On: The July 2009 Riots in Xinjiang

By Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga
Even as a foreign tourist, the scale of the 2009 crackdown in Xinjiang was evident.

July 11, 2019

Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers

By Michael Clarke
The riots of July 2009 caused a major rethink of China's “colonial project” in Xinjiang.

June 03, 2019

Xinjiang Camp Whistle-blower Sauytbay Seeks Asylum Elsewhere

By Catherine Putz
Sauytbay has reportedly left Kazakhstan for Sweden, still seeking asylum after blowing the whistle on China's Xinjiang camps.

May 18, 2019

The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures

By Shannon Tiezzi
A week-long event dedicated to Asian diversity is laughable in the face of China’s attempts to eradicate Uyghur culture.
May 16, 2019

China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur

By Rustem Shir
A key part of China's campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language.

May 08, 2019

Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme

By Arch Puddington
Like its totalitarian antecedents, the Chinese regime is willing to break entire cultures in pursuit of artificial conformity.

May 02, 2019

Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China

By Wen Lii
The human rights crisis in Xinjiang foreshadows Taiwan’s future under PRC control, and the island knows it.

March 15, 2019

China’s Double Standard on Terrorism

By Bonnie Girard
While Beijing clamps down on Muslims in its own territory, it provides cover for Pakistan’s support of extremist groups.

March 14, 2019

Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe

By Kelly Ng
Uyghurs who have tried hard to assimilate into the majority Han Chinese culture have not been spared from detention.
February 15, 2019

The World Must Save the Uyghurs

By Benedict Rogers
Long-standing repression of the Uyghur culture has reached stunning new lows. What happened to “Never again”?

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