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.
June 23, 2021
Why Atajurt’s Brief YouTube Suspension Matters
By Colleen Wood
YouTube's temporary suspension of a Kazakh human rights group’s channel highlights the risks of civil society's heavy reliance on the tech giants.
October 22, 2020
China’s Barbarity Toward Uyghur Families Should Shock Our Consciousness and Spur Action
By Omer Kanat
Imagine not knowing the whereabouts and condition of your parents, children, brothers, sisters. For many Uyghurs abroad, that is the daily reality.
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.
August 08, 2020
China’s Human Rights Abuses Invite US Leadership
By Pierfilippo M. Natta
The oppression in Xinjiang is a test as to whether nations actually adhere to the principle of Responsibility to Protect.
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.
July 13, 2020
Remember Liu Xiaobo by Supporting Rights Activists in China
By Yaqiu Wang
On the anniversary of the death of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, the fight for human rights in China continues.
February 28, 2020
China Says There’s No Risk of a COVID-19 Outbreak in Xinjiang Camps. Don’t Believe It.
By Jewher Ilham and Munawwar Abdulla
In trying to deny any cause for concern, a government spokesperson only helped justify fears.
January 22, 2020
2 More Ethnic Kazakhs Who Fled Xinjiang Won’t Be Deported
By Catherine Putz
Murager Alimuly and Qaster Musakhanuly were given one-year prison sentences, but a Kazakh court declined to deport them.
December 12, 2019
Smuggling Out the Truth: The Story of the Xinjiang Papers and China Cables
By Ben Lowsen
An unprecedented series of leaks of Chinese internal government documents highlights human rights abuses and possibly a crack in the façade of Xi Jinping’s power in China.
December 04, 2019
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian: What the ‘China Cables’ Tell Us About Xinjiang
By Shannon Tiezzi
The takeaways from and significance of a trove of leaked Chinese government documents on Xinjiang.
November 06, 2019
What Happens When the Uyghurs Come Home?
By Ruth Ingram
Social media is starting to convey some signs of life from Xinjiang’s disappeared.