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Darren Byler on Life in Xinjiang, ‘China’s High-Tech Penal Colony’
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.”

A ‘Proof of Death’ Video From Xinjiang
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.
Repression by Any Other Name: Xinjiang and the Genocide Debate
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.

Measuring the Scale of Chinese Transnational Repression
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.

Time to Confront China’s ‘Counterterrorism’ Claims in Xinjiang
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.

How Pakistan Is Helping China Crack Down on Uyghur Muslims
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.

China’s Transnational Repression Leaves Uyghurs No Space to Run
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.
Drop in Xinjiang Birthrate Largest in Recent History: Report
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.

China Is Courting Middle Eastern Nations on Xinjiang
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.

The Missing Uyghur Children
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.

If China’s Anti-Uyghur Campaign Isn’t Genocide, What Is?
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.
How Will China Avoid Consequences for Its Uyghur Policy?
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.

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