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Xinjiang Police Files Show Xi Jinping’s Personal Involvement in Uyghur Persecution
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.

Uyghurs Have No Faith in Michelle Bachelet’s UN Visit to China 
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.
Japan’s Diet Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis
February 28, 2022

Japan’s Diet Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis

By KAWASHIMA Shin
Striking a balance, or a half-baked measure?

For Uyghur 2008 Torchbearer, China’s Olympic Flame Has Gone Dark
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.

Meet the New Uyghurs
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.

UK ‘People’s Tribunal’ Rules China Is Committing Genocide in Xinjiang
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.

Justice for the Uyghurs: What the US Can Do
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.
Darren Byler on Life in Xinjiang, ‘China’s High-Tech Penal Colony’
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.”

A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang
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.

Repression by Any Other Name: Xinjiang and the Genocide Debate
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.

Measuring the Scale of Chinese Transnational Repression
July 14, 2021

Measuring the Scale of Chinese Transnational Repression

By Catherine Putz
A group of researchers recently compiled as much information as they could on Chinese efforts to render Uyghurs back to China -- they’ve only exposed the tip of the iceberg.
Time to Confront China’s ‘Counterterrorism’ Claims in Xinjiang
July 06, 2021

Time to Confront China’s ‘Counterterrorism’ Claims in Xinjiang

By Gray Sergeant and Isabel Sawkins
Beijing has defended its actions against Muslims by saying they are necessary to weed out terrorism. That claim cannot go unchallenged.

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