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.
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.
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.
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.
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.