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IOC Accused of Ignoring Human Rights for 2022 Beijing Games
December 17, 2020

IOC Accused of Ignoring Human Rights for 2022 Beijing Games

By Associated Press
A minority rights coalition says the Olympic body has "turned a blind eye" to large-scale human rights abuses.

UN Working Group Finds Serikzhan Bilash’s Detention by Kazakhstan Arbitrary
November 26, 2020

UN Working Group Finds Serikzhan Bilash’s Detention by Kazakhstan Arbitrary

By Catherine Putz
Bilash headed a group advocating for greater attention to the ethnic Kazakhs detained in China’s camps in Xinjiang. It got him in trouble with the Kazakh government.
2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?
October 09, 2020

2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?

By Catherine Putz
Another year, another set of dueling statements about Xinjiang to the U.N. This time, there are some interesting differences in who is backing China -- and who isn't.

A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work
October 07, 2020

A Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics Would Work

By Shannon Tiezzi
There is a massive overlap between Western liberal democracies and medal contenders in the Winter Games – enough to gut Beijing’s Olympic dreams.

US Issues Human Rights Guidelines for Exporters of Surveillance Tech
October 02, 2020

US Issues Human Rights Guidelines for Exporters of Surveillance Tech

By Abhijnan Rej
The directions to American businesses come amid growing concern around China’s export of advanced mass-surveillance capabilities to more than 60 countries.

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.

With New State Department Web Page, US Ramps up Emphasis on China’s Xinjiang Abuses
September 16, 2020

With New State Department Web Page, US Ramps up Emphasis on China’s Xinjiang Abuses

By Shannon Tiezzi
The U.S.-China battle of the narratives over Xinjiang continues to heat up.
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.

Trouble on China’s Periphery: The Stability-Instability Paradox
August 18, 2020

Trouble on China’s Periphery: The Stability-Instability Paradox

By David Skidmore
Today's Chinese nationalism is built on CCP loyalty and Han culture and identity – and thus leaves out a large number of China’s people.

The Xinjiang Camp Debt Trap
August 14, 2020

The Xinjiang Camp Debt Trap

By Safiya Sadyr
New revelations bring to light financial abuses of those interned in China’s “training centers” in Xinjiang.
Are Australians Buying Chinese Goods Produced With Forced Labor?
July 31, 2020

Are Australians Buying Chinese Goods Produced With Forced Labor?

By Joshua Mcdonald
After recent reports laid out evidence that Uyghurs were being sent to work in factories around China after detention, Australian governments are reviewing some contracts.

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