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.
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.
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.
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.
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.