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How China Uses the People’s Armed Police as Agents of Diplomacy
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.

China Doubles Down on Xinjiang Policy Amid Reports of Cultural Erasure
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.
Sean R. Roberts on China’s War on the Uyghurs
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.”

Was Your Face Mask Made Using Forced Labor in China?
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. 

China Buys Turkey’s Silence on Uyghur Oppression
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.

China Forces Birth Control on Uyghurs to Suppress Population
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.

Why China’s Xinjiang Propaganda Fails
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.
NYT Exposé Should Be the Tipping Point on China’s Abuse of Uyghurs
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.

Bearing Witness 10 Years On: The July 2009 Riots in Xinjiang
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.

Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
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.

Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
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.
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
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.

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