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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 28, 2021
How Pakistan Is Helping China Crack Down on Uyghur Muslims
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Pakistan was once an escape route of choice for many Uyghurs. Today long-standing members of the country's Uyghur community fear for their future.
June 24, 2021
China’s Transnational Repression Leaves Uyghurs No Space to Run
By Catherine Putz
Beijing’s peaceful rise has been paralleled by the increasing repression of Uyghurs on China’s behalf around the world.
May 13, 2021
Drop in Xinjiang Birthrate Largest in Recent History: Report
By Dake Kang
Experts note that the tightening birth control measures must be understood in the broader context of fear that's pervasive among Xinjiang's minorities.
May 05, 2021
China Is Courting Middle Eastern Nations on Xinjiang
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and M. Habib Pashya
As Western nations impose sanctions on China over its treatment of the Uyghurs, Beijing is reaching out to the Muslim world for support.
April 21, 2021
The Missing Uyghur Children
By Tasnim Nazeer
“I don't know if my children are dead or alive”: Uyghur parents share the anguish of being separated from their children.
March 18, 2021
If China’s Anti-Uyghur Campaign Isn’t Genocide, What Is?
By Omer Kanat
If the world’s only response to genocide is to engage in endless debate of the term, then “never again” is truly an empty promise.
February 23, 2021
How Will China Avoid Consequences for Its Uyghur Policy?
By Bonnie Girard
The international toll is growing. But the domestic consequences are what Beijing should truly fear.