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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.

China Says There’s No Risk of a COVID-19 Outbreak in Xinjiang Camps. Don’t Believe It.
February 28, 2020

China Says There’s No Risk of a COVID-19 Outbreak in Xinjiang Camps. Don’t Believe It.

By Jewher Ilham and Munawwar Abdulla
In trying to deny any cause for concern, a government spokesperson only helped justify fears.

Sheena Greitens on Understanding China’s Policies in Xinjiang
February 01, 2020

Sheena Greitens on Understanding China’s Policies in Xinjiang

By Ankit Panda
How “war on terror” rhetoric contributed to the repression of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in China.

NYT Exposé Should Be the Tipping Point on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs
November 23, 2019

NYT Exposé Should Be the Tipping Point on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs

By Omer Kanat
The international community no longer has an excuse to stay silent. It must act.
What Happens When the Uyghurs Come Home?
November 06, 2019

What Happens When the Uyghurs Come Home?

By Ruth Ingram
Social media is starting to convey some signs of life from Xinjiang’s disappeared.

China’s Cross-Border Campaign to Terrorize Uyghur Americans
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.

The Case for Boycotting Beijing 2022
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.

Bearing Witness 10 Years On: The July 2009 Riots in Xinjiang
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.
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
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.

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