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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.

Xinjiang Camp Whistle-blower Sauytbay Seeks Asylum Elsewhere
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.

The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
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.

China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
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.
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
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.

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