January 27, 2023
A Uyghur Reflects on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
By Omer Kanat
Solemn remembrance of the Holocaust is important for all humanity. And for Uyghurs, in our current crisis, “Never Forget” and “Never Again” have a direct and profound meaning.
December 10, 2022
Uyghur Women and Forced Marriages in China
By Tasnim Nazeer
Uyghurs report disturbing stories of their relatives in Xinjiang being forced to marry Han Chinese, part of Beijing’s strategy for diluting Uyghur heritage.
November 02, 2022
Thailand’s Troubling History With the Uyghurs
By Mark S. Cogan
Out of fear of destabilizing its relations with Beijing, the Thai government has failed to protect Uyghur civilians who have sought political asylum in the country.
October 25, 2022
UK Court to Hear Uyghur Demands to Ban Xinjiang Cotton
By Associated Press
Lawyers representing the Uyghurs will argue that the British government's inaction breaches existing U.K. laws prohibiting goods made in foreign prisons or linked to crime.
October 06, 2022
UN Human Rights Council Rejects Western Bid to Debate China’s Xinjiang Abuses
By Jamey Keaten
China managed to convince enough states to narrowly defeat a motion to hold a debate on Xinjiang – the least intrusive form of scrutiny that the council could seek.
September 01, 2022
To China’s Fury, UN Accuses Beijing of Uyghur Rights Abuses
By Ken Moritsugu and Jamey Keaten
The UN assessment released late Wednesday concluded that China has committed serious human rights violations under its anti-terrorism and anti-extremism policies.
August 01, 2022
China’s Heavy-Handed Push to Prevent a UN Report on Xinjiang
By William Nee
Beijing’s full-court press to kill the report reveals a lot about Xi Jinping’s ideal form of international order.
May 25, 2022
Xinjiang Police Files Show Xi Jinping’s Personal Involvement in Uyghur Persecution
By Bonnie Girard
The files, in addition to adding to a mountain of evidence of the abuse and detention of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, include previously secret speeches tying the oppression directly to the top.
May 11, 2022
Uyghurs Have No Faith in Michelle Bachelet’s UN Visit to China
By Omer Kanat
The United Nations, an organization established in the aftermath of one genocide, has yet to impose any consequences, or even to officially condemn, China’s genocide against the Uyghur people.
February 28, 2022
Japan’s Diet Resolution on the Uyghur Crisis
By KAWASHIMA Shin
Striking a balance, or a half-baked measure?
February 04, 2022
For Uyghur 2008 Torchbearer, China’s Olympic Flame Has Gone Dark
By Huizhong Wu
In the years since he took part in the Olympic torch relay, Beijing has imposed harsh policies on the Uyghurs, splitting apart Kamaltürk Yalqun’s family.
December 21, 2021
Meet the New Uyghurs
By Henryk Szadziewski
China's propaganda narrative centers on the personal transformations of Uyghurs, removing the cultural and ethnic markers Beijing finds distasteful.