November 20, 2020
How China Uses the People’s Armed Police as Agents of Diplomacy
By Bonnie Girard
An instrument of domestic repression now doubles as a diplomatic tool.
October 02, 2020
China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure
By Eleanor Albert
International opprobrium has so far failed to deter Beijing from its repressive policies in Xinjiang.
September 01, 2020
Sean R. Roberts on China’s War on the Uyghurs
By Catherine Putz
The Chinese Communist Party is “essentially waging a war against a portion of its own population (the Uyghur people), not as an ‘enemy,’ but as a ‘threat’ to society at large.”
August 26, 2020
Was Your Face Mask Made Using Forced Labor in China?
By Nury Turkel and James W. Carr
The American people have a right to rest assured that they are not unknowingly buying products that fund forced labor.
August 21, 2020
China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
By Aykan Erdemir and Philip Kowalski
Turkey has joined the list of majority Muslim countries that have opted for silence in dealing with the one of the most pressing human rights issues of our time.
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.
December 16, 2019
Why China’s Xinjiang Propaganda Fails
By Jo Kim
China’s defense of its Xinjiang approach as a necessary counterterrorism strategy has fallen flat abroad.
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.
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 15, 2019
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
By Catherine Putz
Last week, two coalitions sent competing letters to the UN Human Rights Council criticizing or backing China's Xinjiang policies.
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.
March 14, 2019
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
By Kelly Ng
Uyghurs who have tried hard to assimilate into the majority Han Chinese culture have not been spared from detention.