China Uyghur policy
February 08, 2023
Two Ways Indonesia is Helping China Persecute the Uyghurs
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
Jakarta has been vocal in its defense of the Rohingya and the Palestinians. So why is it being so cautious about the situation in China's Xinjiang region?
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.
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 31, 2022
Michelle Bachelet’s Spectacular Fall From Grace
By Mark S. Cogan
The legacy of the outgoing U.N. human rights chief has been defined by her dithering and inaction over the Chinese government's abuses in Xinjiang.
June 04, 2022
The World Has Not Learnt the Lessons of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
By Wu’er Kaixi and Rahima Mahmut
Instead, while the world slept, Chinese authoritarianism metastasized.
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.
November 16, 2021
Justice for the Uyghurs: What the US Can Do
By Abduweli Ayup and Yonah Diamond
The U.S. can take some immediate, common-sense steps holding the CCP accountable for its transnational repression and offering effective humanitarian assistance for the Uyghurs.
October 29, 2021
The G-20 Can’t Ignore the World’s China Problem
By Nathan Law and Rahima Mahmut
A regime that is allowed to commit genocide and violate international agreements with impunity is a regime that will be emboldened to continue to commit atrocity crimes and threaten others beyond its borders.
August 24, 2021
Geoffrey Cain on Xinjiang’s ‘Perfect Police State’
By Sebastian Strangio
"Every person in Xinjiang is documented down to their genetic makeup, the sound of their voice, and whether they enter their homes through the front door or the back."
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.
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.
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